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University of Wisconsin-Madison

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  • College students use 'smart' technology in football helmets to detect injuries

    MADISON, Wis. Imagine a football helmet with brain wave probes and a device that measures acceleration forces to detect concussions on the field and directly communicate the information to medical staff. Or a bike recovery network that uses tracking...
  • Team produces detailed look at deer mortality in Wisconsin

    If you care about Wisconsin deer, and if you're human, I'd say you ought to you'll be interested in the latest update on state whitetail projects. It was issued Dec. 10 and is titled "Wisconsin Deer Research Studies, Annual Report 2013-'14." The...
  • Madison, Wis., becoming a force in video game industry

    MADISON, Wis. In the 20-plus years that Tim Gerritsen has been creating video games, working in the realm of imaginary battlefields and mythical kingdoms, the Wisconsin native has found himself in many of the real world's most innovative game...
  • Connections between drug makers and educators abound

    The pharmaceutical industry has strong ties to veterinary education across the United States, providing financial support to professors, researchers and students. Zoetis, the world's leading animal drug maker, has given $3.6 million in scholarships...
  • Barrington High grad, teammate win $1 million on 'The Amazing Race'

    Barrington High grad, teammate win $1 million on 'The Amazing Race'
    Northwest suburban native Amy DeJong and teammate Maya Warren — the “Sweet Scientists” — won a sweet victory on CBS’ reality television show “The Amazing Race” on Friday. After a 26,000-mile journey through...
  • 'Amazing Race' finale features Barrington woman

    'Amazing Race' finale features Barrington woman
    As a budding food scientist, northwest suburban native Amy DeJong is used to lab coats, beakers and goggles. But, for one month last summer, DeJong embarked on a new experiment while dashing around the world with her lab partner as contestants on CBS'...
  • Shake-up at University of Pittsburgh athletics: AD Pederson fired as Chryst leaves

    MADISON, Wis. University of Pittsburgh chancellor Patrick Gallagher further upended an athletic department already in a state of flux Wednesday night, when he announced in a statement the stunning firing of athletic director Steve Pederson. Just...
  • Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...
  • Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91

     Isadora Sherman, who worked with troubled teens, dies at 91
    As the district administrator of the nonprofit Jewish Family and Community Service in Highland Park, Isadora Sherman was for many years a lifeline for scores of struggling teens and their families. Her work was particularly important during a 17-month...
  • Rose Bowl will still be a highlight of college football bowl season

    Rumors of the death of the Rose Bowl game are, once again, greatly exaggerated. The old girl hasn't lost a step. That's true, even though college football will play for the big title elsewhere to end this season. And probably elsewhere for seasons to...
  • Coach Gary Andersen leaving Wisconsin for Oregon State

    University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen is leaving the Badgers after two seasons to become the head coach at Oregon State. Andersen, 50, will be introduced at a press conference in Corvallis, Ore. on Friday afternoon. He replaces Mike Riley,...