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  • UW–Madison Responds to Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

    Read this message in: Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese Dear students, faculty and staff, COVID-19 vaccination saves lives and protects us and our friends, families and communities against serious illness. On Sept. 9, President …

  • Flag of Ho-Chunk Nation to Fly atop Bascom Hall for First Time in University’s History

    UW News On Nov. 5, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will fly the flag of the Ho-Chunk Nation atop Bascom Hall, part of an ongoing commitment to educate the campus community about First Nations history and …

  • Dr. Christina Hull Featured on “Deeper than Data” Podcast

    Host, Ben Rush, chats with fungal pathologist and professor Christina Hull about her insatiable curiosity for fungi, her passion for equity within science, her experience 3-D printing glow-in-the-dark fungal spores, and how a spore coat …

  • Is it COVID-19 or a cold?

    Chances are you or someone you know has had a cough, runny nose, or other symptoms recently and wondered, is it COVID-19? The answer: not necessarily. Fall is a time of year when many kinds …

  • Changes to Campus Masking Policy

    Read this message in Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese नेपाली Nepali This message covers: Masking update Vaccination update COVID-19 testing Dear faculty and staff, The recent arrival in the U.S. of the more infectious …

  • Nancy Keller Lab and ORNL Collaboration Make Fungi Discovery

    Source: Oak Ridge National Library Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Wisconsin–Madison have discovered that genetically distinct populations within the same species of fungi can produce unique mixes of secondary metabolites, …

  • Vanessa Sperandio Named New Department Chair

    Source: SMPH News Vanessa Sperandio, PhD, an expert in the cellular interactions that take place between mammals and microbes, will join the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as the chair of …

  • Dr. Mark Mandel Receives Research Forward Funding

    Source: UW News After six rounds of funding, the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative has been retired. The name necessitated the move, as much as anything.   It will be replaced by Research Forward, whose inaugural round funds 11 grant projects chosen out of …

  • Dr. Anna Huttenlocher Quoted in The Atlantic

    Source: The Atlantic, Author: Katherine J. Wu Read Article on The Atlantic Every drop of pus that’s squeezed out of the human body is a squidgy mess—a souvenir of an infection gone awry, a reminder …

  • COVID-19 policy changes: events, face coverings, outdoor physical distancing

    Read this message in Español Hmoob བོད་སྐད Tibetan 中文 Chinese नेपाली Nepali Effective June 2, campus policies for events, face coverings and outdoor physical distancing are being updated. Face coverings Fully vaccinated people will no …

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