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Taking the high view

While soaring above UW-Madison by helicopter recently, University Communications' photographers captured rarely seen views — and proof positive that the campus is a constantly evolving work in progress.

Top Stories

Campus partnership yields powerful new microcsope

A campus-wide partnership will bring a powerful new electron microscope producing high-resolution, three-dimensional images of a wide range of biological samples.

Employee information about the state compensation plan

Campus employees would not receive raises for the next two years under the new pay plan proposed the Walker administration. However, the SHICC program would remain unchanged. Related: Read a State Journal story about the compensation plan.

Pro Arte 100th Birthday Celebration

Pro Arte Quartet’s 100th anniversary runs throughout the year, featuring lectures, interviews and musical events.  Join us for performances ranging from classical repertoire concerts to world premieres of exciting new music.

Around Campus

Police probe burglaries near campus, offer advice

Madison police are investigating three dozen residential burglaries that occurred both north and south of Regent Street since Sept. 1. City and campus police are urging people to secure doors and windows when they are away from home.

UW doctor’s basement tinkering could help children in peril

After years of working on a prototype by himself at home after work, Dr. Joshua Medow and his colleagues are developing a solution to one of the most vexing problems in neurological surgery. He and collaborators in the UW-Madison College of Engineering are developing an implantable intracranial pressure monitor.

Fair-trade apparel firm finds success

One year after Alta Gracia, a fair-trade apparel company, began selling University of Wisconsin-Madison apparel at the University Book Store, consumers continue to show their support for the brand and its fair-trade practices.

Inside Info

Bascom Hill the site of two graves from the 1830s

Since it’s nearly Halloween, here’s something worth knowing: Though many people are unaware of their presence, two graves are located atop Bascom Hill near the statue of Abraham Lincoln.


UW music professor’s work featured on CD

“C’e la Luna Questa Sera?”, a work by Laura Schwendinger, professor of composition in the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Music, is featured on a newly released Cedille CD, “Notable Women,” with the Lincoln Trio.

In Memoriam

SVM bids farewell to Allenstein

Dr. Leland Allenstein, an inspirational instructor for the School of Veterinary Medicine between 1987 and 1994, passed away on Oct. 22. “He will be missed by his family, his friends, his colleagues at the UW-SVM, and the countless veterinarians and dairy producers whose lives he impacted,” said Dean Daryl Buss.

In the Media

Meet Med Flight’s Paul Ladwig

As part of the State Journal's "What I Do" series, learn how flight nurse Paul Ladwig is able to provide care to critically ill or injured patients in the air.


Science Hall’s spooky history

Science Hall and its history of hosting the anatomy department's cadavers was popular among your submissions for spookiest campus place or piece of campus lore. The winner of a UW coffee mug is Carolyn Daughtry Krill of DoIT.

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