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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison June 15, 2017

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Is online dating making us too picky?

Online dating is hugely popular, but that very popularity can create problems. Two UW researchers discuss what they've learned from a recent study.

Find your festival

There's a festival or fair in or around Madison every week this summer. Many are free and you can get to all of them without a car. Here's our guide.

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Campus Life

Drones: Coming to a classroom near you

A new class in Engineering will teach students how to fly drones and challenge them to apply what they've learned to create a product for a company.

Opening the nation’s wild places to all

America's national and state parks, forests and preserves are there for all, but not everyone takes advantage of them. A summer course, "Outdoors for All," explores efforts to make outdoor recreation and environmental conservation more inclusive.


Reaching new heights

In his freshman year, pole vaulter Rashid Coulibaly managed to boost his personal best by an astonishing 2 feet, 7 1/2 inches. See how he did it.


Badgers get innovative: Eight students and their summer research

Summer is a time for learning in the lab as well as the classroom. Eight students share what they're working on, from treating autism to robotic reading tutors.