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1 hr ago | The Janesville Gazette

Johnson graduates Credit Union National Association Management School

Susan Johnson, senior vice president of operations at Fort Community Credit Union, was among 61 students who graduated from Credit Union National Association Management School on July 24. CUNA Management School, a three-year program held in cooperation with the Graduate School of Business at UW-Madison, cultivates leadership in current and future ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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Sen. Ron Johnson says the U.S. must throw its "full, vocal, visible," support behind Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Madison, WI

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Two UW-Madison grad students to compete on CBS's "...

Two UW-Madison graduate students will compete for $1 million in the upcoming season of "The Amazing Race" on CBS.

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Lakeland Times

'Me too' Mary Burke: A campaign short on specifics

Burke is pedaling away from her association with the Doyle Administration, but she embraces the very policies that put Wisconsin in a predicament.

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Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Logo (From Wisconsin DNR).

For the second time this summer, an invasive worm has been found in Wisconsin which has the potential to damage forests.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Madison police release sketch of sexual assault suspect

Madison police have released a sketch of a suspect in a recent sexual assault near the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus in which a woman woke up in her apartment to a stranger touching her.

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Madison Magazine

Remembering Howard Karp In Ways Large and Small

On Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m ., I expect to look around Mills Hall and be unable to find an empty seat.

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Forbes.com

Shares In Chinese Billionaire's Pharmaceuticals Maker Soar 15% On Acquisition

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, University of Vermont

Wed Aug 27, 2014

EurekAlert!

A touching story: The ancient conversation between plants, fungi and bacteria

The mechanical force that a single fungal cell or bacterial colony exerts on a plant cell may seem vanishingly small, but it plays a heavy role in setting up some of the most fundamental symbiotic relationships in biology.

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Related Topix: Plant Biology, Biology, Science

Chemistry World

First ionic liquid made from plant waste

Ionic liquids - salts that are liquid at room temperature - could potentially be made more cheaply and greenly by recycling by-products from biofuel production processes , according to US researchers.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Science Blog

Is proposed college rating systems unfair to low-income, minority students?

In an effort to address recent accountability and financial aid policy proposals in Washington that may be detrimental to low-income and minority students, a higher education research and policy briefing will take place Sept.

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Forbes.com

Entrepreneur Scott Milne Triumphs In Race To Take On Top U.S. Democratic Governor

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Taiwan Travel, World News, Taiwan, University of Vermont

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMTV Madison

UW-Madison set for move-in day

The entire process will be going on from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., meaning if you're not there to drop the young ones off, you might want to avoid the area.

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Forward

After 30 Years, First Klezmer Festival Says 'Mission Accomplished'

Thirty years ago, klezmer music was a dying art, played mostly by aging musicians at the occasional wedding or bar mitzvah.

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Related Topix: Kerhonkson, NY, World News, Poland, Canada, New York University

Examiner.com

Watch: Dancing elephants enjoy culture more than the average American

A couple of elephants were treated to a Bach concerto over the weekend. They appreciated the beauty of the music more than the average person.

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EurekAlert!

Outsourcing parenthood? It takes a village AND the marketplace to raise a child

Ask any parent raising kids in today's fast-paced society and chances are they would agree that there are only so many hours in the day.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Parenting

Newkerala.com

Why science is crucial for making Ice-cream revealed

Food scientists have explained the importance of science in creation of what kids' see as one of the most fun and tasty deserts, Ice-cream.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Forbes.com

Both Paul Krugman And Rick Perry Have A Point

As director of the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate, my research addresses housing markets and policy, tax policy, transportation, mortgage finance and urban growth.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, University of Southern California, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Texas

Biopharm

PSC Investments Acquires Sterile Injectable Fill/Finish Facility

PSC Investments, a subsidiary of California-based PSC Biotech Corporation, has announced the acquisition of a high potency, sterile injectable facility from the Morgridge Institute for Research , a private research institute affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Arrest made in 1 of 3 suspected sexual assaults near UW-Madison campus

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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