University of Wisconsin Madison Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. University Offers To Pay For Faculty Attending 'Overcoming Islamophobia' WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Daily Caller

    A Wisconsin university announced Monday that it will cover costs for its faculty to attend an anti-Islamophobia workshop, and will offer a graduate credit for attendees that also submit a written assignment. Marquette University will pay the $30 registration fee for faculty that choose to attend " Overcoming Islamophobia: Creating a Positive Classroom Culture ," hosted at Alverno College in August.

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  2. Wisconsin manufacturer leading the market on building ventilation systemsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 17 | PressReleasePoint

    From left, UW-Madison alumni Derek Hawley, Ashley Stubbe, and Scott Graf at Greenheck's headquarters in Schofield. Stubbe, with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in biological systems engineering, is an application engineer in the powered roof ventilator department.

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  3. Speech changes may be early sign of mental declineRead the original story

    Monday Jul 17 | CBS News

    Your speech may, um, help reveal if you're uh... developing thinking problems. More pauses, filler words and other verbal changes might be an "What we've discovered here is there are aspects of language that are affected earlier than we thought," before or at the same time that memory problems emerge, said one study leader, Sterling Johnson of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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  4. Advance furthers stem cells for use in drug discovery, cell therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 14 | Science, Industry and Business

    Since highly versatile human stem cells were discovered at the University of Wisconsin-Madison nearly 20 years ago, their path to the market and clinic has been slowed by a range of complications. Both embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells are valued for their ability to form any cell in the body.

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  5. Early Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease May Include Minor Speech Problems, Forgetting WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | Medical Daily

    Slowed speech patterns and increased use of placeholders such as "um" and "ah" could be one of the earliest signs of cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new research. What's more, these changes in fluency may occur before more noticeable signs of memory loss, which would make them an important part of early Alzheimer's diagnosis.

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  6. Study reveals interplay of an African bat, a parasite and a virusRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    A forest bat netted in Uganda. The bat hosts a parasite - a large wingless, eyeless fly - that in turn seems to be host for a newfound virus.

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  7. Darling to lead facilities planning and management unitRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    David Darling, director of the Facilities Management and Operations Center for Sandia National Laboratories, has been named associate vice chancellor for facilities planning and management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He will start his new role August 15. Darling has more than 25 years of experience in managing facilities and infrastructure operations, real estate, physical security, industrial safety, construction and other areas.

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  8. Snapshot Wisconsin is success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Door Reminder

    Since its launch in spring 2016, Snapshot Wisconsin has worked with 604 citizen volunteers to set up 726 trail cameras in 18 counties around the state. Snapshot Wisconsin is citizen science success story Since its launch in spring 2016, Snapshot Wisconsin has worked with 604 citizen volunteers to set up 726 trail cameras in 18 counties around the state.

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  9. Bianco released the dumbest feminist ad yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Washington Examiner

    A hilarious yet outrageous ad is making the rounds again on Twitter, after initially being released last January. Bianco, a Danish shoe company, initially unveiled this ad to point out that, since women's fashion accessories cost more than men's do and it's a gross injustice to have to acquire a different outfit for every occasion, equal pay for equal work isn't enough.

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  10. New research helps unravel ecological interplay of African bat, novel virus and a parasiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | Medical News

    If there is anything scientists are certain of when it comes to bats and their supposed role in causing human disease, it is that they still have a lot to learn. Aside from well-established things like rabies virus, SARS coronavirus and Marburg virus , bats appear to carry a plethora of other germs with unclear effects on human health, if any.

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  11. Researchers say happiness turns dairy cows into cash cows Sauk City,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  12. Chavez Booster Gets Lifetime Achievement Award In WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Daily Caller

    Hugo Chavez-adoring, Marxist-preaching Tariq Ali is the proud recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Center for Social Justice has long admired the work of this left-wing activist who was a ready apologist for Venezuelan dictator Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro.

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  13. Kornblith, Caswell, Sireci Appointed Distinguished ProfessorsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    Hilary Kornblith, philosophy; Julie A. Caswell, resource economics; and Stephen G. Sireci, education, were appointed Distinguished Professors following approval by the Board of Trustees at its June 20 meeting. The title Distinguished Professor is conferred on select, highly accomplished faculty who have already achieved the rank of professor and who meet a demanding set of qualifications.

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  14. Hitting the books on the musical HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | WKOW-TV

    If you've been dying to see the musical Hamilton, or you've seen it and love it, this story is for you. A continuing studies course on the show is being taught at UW Madison this summer, briefing life long learners on American history plus the evolution of the musical and its impact on show business.

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  15. Voters will face funding choices on November's ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... capacity such as, "The Problem with Whiteness," which, when I first saw it offered at the University of Wisconsin Madison I thought it was a great idea to come up with solutions for all that snow in Wisconsin but I discovered that's not what it was ...

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  16. School of Nursing receives grant to expand Native American enrollmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | PressReleasePoint

    Two faculty members at the UW-Madison School of Nursing have received a $1.3 million federal grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help admit, retain and graduate 30 Native American nursing students over the next four years. Audrey Tluczek, an associate professor of nursing, and Mel Freitag, the school's director of diversity initiatives, will lead the project, called " " The project aligns with a Wisconsin Center for Nursing goal of expanding the diversity of the nursing workforce to mirror the diversity of the population it serves.

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  17. Poll: Most Republicans say colleges hurt AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Denver Post

    America's colleges are harming the country, the majority of Republicans now say. It's a strong downward slide in public opinion that, some experts fear, could exacerbate growing divides among Americans and lead to higher levels of student debt.

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  18. Glassblowinga s gotten easier for amateurs to learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | O-R Online

    BOSTON – On a recent morning here, two furnaces inside the Massachusetts College of Art and Design burn at upwards of 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

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  19. Circular RNA Expression Profiles Alter Significantly in Mouse Brain...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Circulation

    From the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison ; William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital, Madison, WI ; and School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India . From the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison ; William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital, Madison, WI ; and School of Biotechnology, Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India .

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  20. Happy cows provide more milk, because life can be adorable sometimesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 12 | MSN Living

    The University of Minnesota conducted a study and found that a messy desk could be the sign of a creative genius. Keri Lumm has more.

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