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iPad experiment

Photo: Journalism class iPad

The iPad is catching on as a classroom tool at UW-Madison. Journalism students are experimenting with the use of the tablets during a class focusing on magazine production taught by Katy Culver, a faculty associate in journalism and mass communication. “Students need to get their hands on a device to understand it and dream up new ways to use it,” she says.

Top Stories

Campus launches historic human resources redesign

Photo: Gary Sandefur

A campuswide effort to build a new University of Wisconsin-Madison human resources and personnel system has begun, with the goal of creating a more efficient system better able to serve employees, the university and the citizens of Wisconsin.

Trip aims at creating UW presence in Shanghai

Photo: Gilles Bousquet

UW-Madison representatives have returned to China this week, where they are seeking to expand the university's engagement and move toward the goal of creating a physical presence in the Minhang District outside of Shanghai.

Pro Arte Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Join the Pro Arte Quartet as we honor our 100th birthday with musical events throughout the year. This Saturday, share the celebration at the world premiere concert of Paul Schoenfield’s Three Rhapsodies for Piano Quintet.

Pro Arte Quartet" Celebrating 100 Years

Around Campus

School of Ed hosts American Education Week celebration

The School of Education is honoring some of its very best scholars during an American Education Week 2011 program primarily dedicated to its retiring faculty, distinguished alumni and partner teachers.

Inside Info

Donating to a food drive? Make your contributions count

Photo: Second Harvest logo

By keeping a few simple tips in mind, you can enhance the value of your holiday food drive donations. Related: Donate to NBC-15's "Share Your Holidays" on campus through Dec. 1.

Milestones

Bell named director of CIAS

Photo: Michael Bell

Environmental sociologist Michael Bell has been named director of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS), a research and outreach program that focuses on developing sustainable production and marketing strategies for small to medium-sized agricultural and food enterprises.

In Memoriam

Campus remembers former special assistant Billups

Photo: LaMarr Billups

LaMarr Billups, former senior special assistant to the chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and well-known Madison community leader, passed away on Friday, Nov. 11 at his home in Northern Virginia.

Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana, whose UW work earned the Nobel Prize, dies

Photo: Har Gobind Khorana

Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana, who received the Nobel Prize for research he conducted while at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is remembered for revolutionizing biotechnology with his pioneering work in DNA chemistry.

Events

Wisconsin Singers perform ‘Starstruck’

7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at the Overture Center. The singers, dancers and instrumentalists will perform music by the greatest stars of American popular music from the past four decades.

Interact

The fridges of UW-Madison

Photo: Art Department fridge

The university has a fascinating array of workplace and personal refrigerators, and our question netted submissions from across campus. Winner of a UW mug is Peter Saupe of the Art Department, who shared one oddly filled with a pink bunny and troll doll.

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