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Celebrate UW-Madison traditions at the State Fair

UW-Madison will celebrate its long-standing tradition of service and outreach in the fun environment of the State Fair next Wednesday, Aug. 10. Learn how you can get involved in all of the activities on the UW-Madison State Fair site.

Top Stories

CALS announces dean finalists

The University of Wisconsin-Madison today announced three finalists for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Spotlight: Don Waller, steward of Wisconsin forests

If a tree falls in a forest, Don Waller, professor of botany and environmental studies, is likely to hear it. Or at least hear about it.

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Around Campus

L&S Advising, Career offices merge

L&S Undergraduate Academic Services (UAS), formerly located in 70 Bascom, is moving to its new home in the Middleton Building on 1305 Linden Drive and will re-open Aug. 8. UAS will be merging with L&S Career Services under the umbrella of the L&S Academic and Career Advising Center.



Visit the Twitter feed of a Registered Student Organization dedicated to assisting members of the community dealing with with gluten intolerance or Celiac Disease


Ruth Hirsch, widow of Elroy ‘Crazylegs’ Hirsch, dies at 87

Ruth Hirsch, the widow of iconic University of Wisconsin athlete and athletic director Elroy Hirsch, died Monday. She was 87. Read her obituary in the Wisconsin State Journal.

70 recent grads join Teach For America

UW-Madison, always a top producer of Teach For America participants, ranks seventh this year among universities and colleges.

In the Media

Journal Sentinel: Shiny pests return for more

Japanese beetles have returned with a vengeance. It's "the bug from hell," says entomologist Phil Pellitteri.  


Arboretum I-map

If you are a hiker, biker, birder, photographer, skier, researcher or historian -- or anyone who uses and enjoys the Arboretum, check out a map that will enhance your experience. Measure the distance of your run, share your Arboretum experiences and photos, and learn about the watershed.

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