articles tagged "UW Madison"

UW Police Warn Students About Crime Uptick

Friday, 27 September 2013 | ioby
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UW-Madison Police Information Officer Marc Lovicott tells In Our Backyard about what’s being done to increase campus safety. more »

A Gringa’s Guide to the Madison World Music Festival!

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Sybil Augustine
Performing Indian symphonic string music Thurs. Sept 19, 5 pm at the Memorial Union Terrace.

Susan Kepecs’ “Cultural Oyster” gives an overview of the acts appearing at the Madison World Music Festival this year at the Memorial Union and Willy St. Fair. Read and watch videos of several visiting artists on her blog. http://www.culturaloysterwut.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-gringas-guide-to-madison-world-music.html?utm_source=September+10th+Newsletter&utm_campaign=September+10th+newsletter&utm_medium=email more »

Phitness Plus

Tuesday, 23 July 2013 | buzz
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Haywood Simmons joined our host Aaron Perry on the 8 O’clock Buzz to discuss Phitness Plus. Haywood Simmons is not only the owner and founder of this radical “phitness” program, but also a former Badger football star. He started at UW-Madison in ’91 and was on the team for the school’s first Rose Bowl win in ’93-’94. In addition, Haywood struggled with obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure as a child. more »

Hate Bugs? Want To Know If They Will Invade Wisconsin This Summer?

Monday, 8 April 2013 | buzz
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The snow is gone, the rain is here, and the bugs are coming! How bad will it be? And what can we expect in years to come? Zoologist Warren Porter brings us the latest on Wisconsin climate and wildlife. more »

A UW Physics Show You Already Have A Ticket For

Monday, 4 February 2013 | buzz
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Well, likely, as the ten shows are all sold out. That’s 3000 tickets! Now Madison is a city that has more degrees in the average household than a thermometer yet even with the college population it might be surprising to some that so many people love physics. We asked Mike Randall, Senior Outreach Specialist of Wonders of Physics, how the show got so popular. “Explosions,” he said with a laugh. “ People like explosions.” Heart-broken that you are not one of these three thousand? Well, there is a Physics Fair event on Saturday, February 16th at the Chamberlin Hall from 11AM to 4PM. That’s free and open to the public and you don’t need one of those pesky tickets.   Listen [...] more »

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