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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison March 12, 2014

Be in the Know

Traveling over break? UHS offers tips for fun, safety

Whether you're heading home or jetting off to island bliss, nothing's worse than a break ruined by illness, incident or injury. Check out these tips and tricks from UHS to come back feeling chilled out, not cranky! Related: Spring break clinic hours and closures

Lori Berquam

Lori Berquam’s tips for a successful spring break

Lori Berquam, dean of students, has seen a few spring breaks come and go and has a few suggestions to make sure your spring break doesn't go off the rails. She asks your indulgence ...

Revelry returns to mix things up in 2014

Student surveys helped pick Dillon Francis and Waka Flocka Flame to headline the May 3 festival. Other acts include G-Eazy, Sky Ferreira, Angel Olsen, Bronze Radio Return and Promised Land Sound -- more TBA. Related: Revelry on Facebook and Twitter

Get Social

@uwmadison’s favorite tweets

Garrett Frankson
Peggy Boone

Score with the Tech Store!

It’s tournament time! Enter to win a GoPro Hero3 from DoIT in our Tech Store Tech Tournament. Fill out our tech products bracket by voting for your favorite tech products and you could be a winner. It’s your shot to win a GoPro Hero3!

Campus Life

Campus skyline at dusk

Campus life from above

Lights glowed in the windows of the university on a cold but striking night in the waning days of this brutal winter. A trio of photos from photographer Jeff Miller capture the beauty of campus from a unique perch: the roof of the Engineering Research Building.

Video: Google Glass helps vet school see animal care differently

Working in veterinary education means being on the forefront of new ideas. A pioneering collaboration with Google Glass helps surgeons at the School of Veterinary Medicine work with first-person video and images, aiding in innovative teaching and treatment.

In the News

Paul DeLuca

Top marks for UW-Madison grad programs

Numerous UW-Madison graduate programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2015 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.” Says Provost Paul M. DeLuca Jr, “We’re proud that so many of these graduate programs have once again ranked so highly.”


Driven for diversity: Jerlando Jackson leads Wei Lab’s inclusion efforts

“In my research, I’m looking for insight into what it takes to change a culture,” says Jerlando F. L. Jackson, founder and leader of Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei Lab). The son of a drill sergeant, Jackson quickly learned the value of structure and organization -- as well as deeper lessons about inclusion and diversity.

Student Org Showcase

Table tennis club is a hit at UW-Madison

Sure, they actually do play in a basement, but a diverse set of players has made the Table Tennis Club more than a night of casual recreation. The competitiveness and camaraderie has helped the club become one of the country's top collegiate groups.


12 students present work at Posters in the Rotunda

The 11th annual event, held at the Wisconsin State Capitol, offers selected students and faculty advisors from across the UW System the opportunity to share their research findings with Wisconsin legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and members of the public.