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Semester overview

Undergraduates kicked off the new academic year in a Nutritional Sciences 132: Nutrition Today course taught by senior lecturer Peter Anderson in Ag Hall on Sept. 2. See more images of the first day.

Top Stories

Red Gym moves create central-campus synergy

Several campuswide diversity and international programs are relocating operations in the Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym), creating a new level of academic and student synergy in the historic Langdon Street building.

Your moment to shine: Oct. 14

Celebrate 150 years of alumni and UW traditions as we drive toward a goal of a $150,000 donation to the Great People Scholarship fund.
Register today.

Around Campus

‘Resentment on Main Street’ launches fall Roundtable

What does the rest of Wisconsin think of public employees? Find out at the University Roundtable luncheon, with political scientist Kathy Cramer Walsh on Wednesday, Oct. 12.

Zimmermann run/walk planned for Sept. 17

A fundraising run for the Madison Crime Stoppers reward fund in memory of Brittany Zimmermann will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17.

Inside Info

New approaches to treating headaches

We all get headaches. Read about new strategies from UW Health's Integrative Medicine program designed to learn what causes them in each of us and manage those triggers.


A show about writing a show

Check out webisodes from University Theatre for [title of show], which provide a glimpse into the creative process behind writing a Broadway show. Tickets are on sale now for productions starting Friday, Sept. 9.


Faculty and staff granted emeritus status

Emeritus Status: The following faculty and staff have been granted emeritus status since July 1, 2010.

In the Media

UW’s connection to Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' biological parents Abdulfattah John Jandali and Joanne Carole Schieble (later Simpson) met here on campus where she was a student and he was a professor. The Toronto Star has the details.


Books build better brains

11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4207 Helen C. White Hall. Dipesh Navsaria discusses ideas behind early brain and child development, how they affect literacy and ongoing initiatives in early literacy based at the School of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Pediatrics.


Natural places

On Thursday, Aaron Bird Bear of the School of Education, addressed new students at the Chancellor's Convocation about the 12,000 year history of what is now campus and the rich Native American history of this place. Tell us: What's your favorite natural place on campus? One lucky commenter will win a UW mug.

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