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Forced federal spending cuts intended to be equal and across-the-board have lately fallen harder on the nation's poor, sick and elderly.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking to limit the state's open records law - potentially through language slipped into the state budget - to keep some research information from the public until it is published or patented.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has added the official portrait of former Gov. Jim Doyle to its collection of official portraits of state governors.
The UW-Madison group helped dig up the DNA evidence that convinced a judge in Oshkosh Wednesday to drop a 20-year-old rape conviction.
Gambit and Robert Morris, founder of the websites Uptown Messenger and Mid-City Messenger , have entered into a newsgathering partnership.
A Waukesha South graduate plans to put her experiences at UW-Madison to work for the Peace Corps, as she leaves for a two-year assignment in Cameroon.
Writing online in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a group led by University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry professor Helen Blackwell describes agents that effectively interfere with the "quorum sensing" behavior of Staphylococcus aureus , a bacterium at the root of a host of human infections ranging from acne to life-threatening ... (more)
A study by the National Science Foundation naming the top 10 universities receiving the most federal funding for research and development ranked UC San Diego in 8th place out of 896 colleges that received federal R&D money during the 2011 fiscal year.
The study says 60 out of 68 U.S. species, or 88 percent of fish species found exclusively in large-river ecosystems like the Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio rivers, are of state, federal or international conservation concern.
More than 97 percent of Dean shareholders voted in favor of the merger with the parent company of St.
A postdoctoral position is available in the lab of Dr. Zhen Huang, in the Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience at University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine.
Republicans on the Legislature's budget committee largely signed off Tuesday on giving Gov.
A broad array of state properties, including prisons, university dormitories, power plants and highways, could be sold to private buyers without going through a public bidding process, under a provision approved by the Legislature's budget committee on Tuesday.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Police have arrested a 19-year-old student for allegedly setting fire to a bulletin board in a residence hall.
More seats are likely to be filled in La Crosse classrooms in the coming years. That's according to the findings of a researcher from UW-Madison who's projecting the next 10 years of enrollment for the district.