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1 hr ago | The Town Talk

New message for women: OK to marry a less-educated man

Here's something the well-educated woman can stop worrying about: That she will somehow increase her risk of divorce by marrying a less-educated man.


2 hrs ago |

Wisconsinites lead effort to start new med school

Mark Lefebvre and Jennifer Kidon DeKrey each spent about two decades raising money for UW-Madison through the foundation.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

6 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Wives with more education than their husbands no longer at increased risk of divorce

For decades, couples in which a wife had more education than her husband faced a higher risk of divorce than those in which a husband had more education, but a new study finds this is no longer the case.


10 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Univ Of Wisconsin Scientist Receives Dairy Nutrition Research Award

UNIV OF WISCONSIN SCIENTIST RECEIVES DAIRY NUTRITION RESEARCH AWARD Jul. 24, 2014 Source: American Feed Industry Assn news release Randy Shaver, Ph.D., an expert on dairy cattle nutrition, was awarded the American Dairy Science Association Nutrition Research Award Tuesday for his professional achievements.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Medical Daily

Child Abuse And Stress Show Signs Of Altered Gene Expression; Interventions May Help

Abused or neglected children are affected as deep down as their own DNA, which becomes altered, thus leading to behavioral and psychological changes.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Family, Kids

PhysOrg Weblog

Stress tied to change in children's gene expression related to emotion regulation, physical health

Children who have been abused or neglected early in life are at risk for developing both emotional and physical health problems.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Family, Parenting

Rutgers-New Brunswick earns spot on top universities worldwide list

Professor Paul Kimmel during the Rutgers University intro to chemistry class at Rutgers University.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Northwestern University

Roseville Review

Area Deans' Lists - July 22, 2014

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse a Olivia Allen of Roseville a Kyle Marmesh of Roseville a Anthony Mottaz of Roseville a Kate Norgon of Roseville University of Wisconsin-Madison a Megan Howell of Falcon Heights a Charlotte Kazlauskas of Falcon Heights a Benjamin Meyer of Falcon Heights a Connor Polydoroff of Falcon Heights a Megan Donovan of ... (more)


Related Topix: Roseville, MN, Falcon Heights, MN, Little Canada, MN


A chat with Tendril Wine Cellars' Tony Rynders

Wisconsin may not have a climate made for producing the best wine grapes, but its fertile soil has produced a plethora of top notch winemakers.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Dining, Madison, WI

U of Wisconsin Madison's 'grade redistribution' program

"I think when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody." So said then-candidate Barack Obama famously to Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelburger in Toledo as televisions cameras rolled in October 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Right Wing News

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison Wants Professors To Distribute Grades To Students Equally Among Races

A new policy at the University of Wisconsin - Madison states that good grades should be distributed equally among students of different races.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

WMTV Madison

Blackshades the possible hidden risk on your computer

Blackshades, we're not talking about sunglasses. In fact, the total opposite. It's a type of malware that has made national headlines, and is making some people think twice about what they do in front of their computer.


Related Topix: Madison, WI, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Daily Herald

Niles librarian excited to start as director of Lombarda s Helen Plum

Barbara Kruser, assistant director of the Niles Public Library, has been named the new director of the Helen Plum Memorial Library in Lombard.


Related Topix: Libraries, Niles, IL, Lombard, IL, Dupage County, IL

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Gay marriage just the latest big issue before Judge Crabb

Her father and grandfather were lawyers. So was a favored uncle. And as a schoolgirl in suburban Chicago, she really did dream of one day becoming a judge.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Milwaukee, WI

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

U. Wisconsin Denies Plan to Distribute Grades According to Race

It calls for "proportional participation of historically underrepresented racial-ethnic groups at all levels of an institution, including high status special programs, high-demand majors, and in the distribution of grades."


WXOW-TV La Crosse

Wisconsin English survey hopes to track changing language, dialect

You betcha. Don't cha know. Supper. A bubbler. If you grew up in the Midwest you probably have said and heard these sayings before.



Celebrations: June 20

The following graduates earned their bachelor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in December: from Greenfield, Collin Scherbert , science, Ashley Steger , science, Justin Van Wieringen , geological engineering, and Nicholas Yeutter , kinesiology, and from West Allis, Zachary Day , letters.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, West Allis, WI, University of Wisconsin Green Bay, Greenfield, WI, University of Minnesota

Bellingham Herald

UW-Madison band won't make trip to first game

The Bucky faithful will travel to Houston for the Advocare Texas Kickoff Aug. 30. But, the university's band will stay home.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

Free Republic

Forget Learning Anything, University Says Grades Should Be Distributed Equally Based On Ethnicity

Political correctness has now reached an entirely new stratosphere: The University of Wisconsin-Madison believes grades should be apportioned based on race: The policy, named the 'Framework for Diversity and Inclusive Excellence,' calls for 'proportional participation of historically underrepresented racial-ethnic groups at all levels of an ... (more)



Scott Resnick officially joins Madison's mayoral race

After months of rumors and assumptions by many who are involved in Madison city politics, 8th District Alder Scott Resnick has officially announced his candidacy for mayor.


Related Topix: Madison, WI