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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison May 4, 2016


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Research specialist Lia Thornberry Kent works under a fume hood dispersing a feeder solution necessary to maintain growing stem cell cultures in researcher James Thomson's lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Thomson, a developmental biologist and professor of anatomy, directed the research group that reported the first isolation of embryonic stem cell lines from a nonhuman primate in 1995, work that led his group to the first successful isolation of human embryonic stem cell lines in 1998.
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It’s Undergraduate Awards season — and we’ve got a whole bunch

Stem cells, motion sickness, the social status of wintering birds... undergrad research can be pretty cool! Chancellor Blank honored more than 150 students at a recent ceremonyRelated: Meet UW's two Udall Scholars


Is it Terrace time yet? (How about now?)

Great news for graduates: the Terrace is opening just in time! Read more about the special preview weekend and the grand opening to come.

As the sun sets behind it, the Carillon Tower is seen at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 2, 2013. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

In remembrance: Honoring those who left campus too soon

UW-Madison will pay tribute to students who have passed away in the last year with a memorial performance at the Carillon Tower on Friday.

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Friday the 13th is your lucky day at the DoIT Tech Stores

Congrats on a great semester! On Friday, May 13, get $100 off Macs, $50 off iPads, treats all day, and more at the DoIT Tech Stores.


Campus Life

Wearing student-designed clothing, models wait backstage before the start of "Threads: IMPACT," an annual fashion show hosted this year on April 30, 2016, by the School of Human Ecology's (SoHE) Textiles and Fashion Design Program at Nancy Nicholas Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Photos by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

SoHE ‘Threads’ show brings fashion into the spotlight

With student designers, student models, backstage assistance and a whole lot of style, Threads: IMPACT, the annual fashion show of the School of Human Ecology, was a night to remember. Above, models wearing student-designed clothing wait backstage before strutting the runway.


Creative innovation on tap at New Arts Venture Challenge

Pitches to investors aren't just for science, business and technology. A group of UW-Madison student arts entrepreneurs recently competed for funds to bring their vision to life.

Off Campus


Law student works with teens to resolve conflicts, build community

Brandon Tillman, a law student at UW, uses his knowledge of restorative justice to help high schoolers build community. He uses conflict resolution, mentorships and even bubbles to keep students at Memorial High School active and engaged.



Video: Get your smile on — and help others in the process

Four UW-Madison students have started a clothing company that hopes to become a social movement. By selling apparel, they're encouraging people to be happy. They're also helping to fund dental care for children who cannot afford it.



Quiz corner never says goodbye… just ‘see you later!’

It's the end of the quiz as we know it, but we feel fine. Thanks for playing along -- and see you in the fall!