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  • New web site focuses on parenthood Nov. 12, 1998 A new UW-Madison Web site examines the fundamental nature of the parent-child relationship in society.
  • Program to boost undergrad research Nov. 11, 1998 A new trend is emerging: providing research opportunities for beginning students. UW-Madison will move in this direction starting this spring, with its new Undergraduate Research Scholars Program.
  • Africana project awarded $173,000 Nov. 10, 1998 The General Library System will help the African Studies Program preserve its slide, photograph and video collections through a National Leadership Grant from the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.
  • Poetry collection given to UW-Madison Nov. 4, 1998 An extensive collection of poetry has been donated to UW-Madison libraries.
  • Interdisciplinary conference honors visionary LeMoine Oct. 29, 1998 UW-Madison will host a conference in Fanny LeMoine's memory, 'Living with Divinity: The Place of the Spiritual in Academic Discourse' Oct. 30-31.
  • From cows to wows Oct. 16, 1998 A group of UW-Madison staff is working to generate excitement for transforming the aging UW-Madison Dairy Barn into a hands-on Museum of Living Sciences, giving the public a place to explore biology research in progress.
  • Conference examines state's German heritage Oct. 12, 1998 A conference sponsored by the Max Kade Institute, October 15-17, 'Defining Tensions: A fresh look at Germans in Wisconsin,' is providing a forum for almost two dozen scholars to examine the state's German heritage.
  • Students write guide for students Oct. 5, 1998 Amid the blizzard of guidebooks for college students written by people who are not college students, a new handbook stands out - 'Choose Your Own Adventure: A Guide to UW-Madison For Students, By Students.'
  • Pulitzer winner named science writer in residence Oct. 2, 1998 Robert Lee Hotz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer for the Los Angeles Times, has been named a 1998 UW-Madison science writer in residence.
  • Report: Bradley Learning Community making an impact Sept. 28, 1998 The report cards are in: Bradley Learning Community is getting high marks for enhancing the academic and social lives of UW-Madison freshmen.
  • New York Times business reporter to visit campus Sept. 25, 1998 Diana Henriques, investigative reporter for the business desk of the New York Times, will serve as the fall semester's business writer in residence Sept. 28-Oct. 2.
  • Cash used as a recruiting tool Sept. 21, 1998 Signing bonuses, once the sole province of pro athletes and corporate big shots, are suddenly finding their way into the back pockets of wet-behind-the-ears undergraduates -- at least those with computer talents.
  • Biotechnology lecture series features national experts Sept. 16, 1998 Nationally recognized experts on biotechnology will be featured as part of a UW-Madison Biotechnology Center lecture series on ethical and social issues in biotechnology, ranging from cloning to engineering crops.
  • German thinker focus of international conference Sept. 15, 1998 A UW-Madison conference expected to offer new insight into the relationship between language and ideas will draw participants from Portugal, France, Canada, Australia and Russia, as well as Germany and the United States.
  • Emeritus faculty share expertise Sept. 11, 1998 Representing disciplines as varied as genetics, presidential politics, music, mathematics and more, six retired UW-Madison faculty will present the sixth annual "Eloquence and Eminence" lecture series beginning Sunday.
  • Students offer advice to peers in book overseen by L&S professor Sept. 11, 1998 Undergraduate students guided by UW-Madison professor William Cronon have written a book outlining critical, but sometimes subtle, aspects of student life.
  • Grads: Bonus nice perk, didn't seal the deal Sept. 11, 1998 Money was not the ultimate bottom line in the job choices of some recent UW-Madison engineering graduates.
  • UW seminars look for order in chaotic worlds Sept. 8, 1998 Most people try to rid their lives of chaos, whether it be in their work schedules or their sock drawers. But a growing group of UW-Madison researchers actually embrace chaos as they look for fundamental new ways to understand the natural world.
  • Incoming freshman class: smarter, more diverse Sept. 2, 1998 The 1998 freshman class appears to be the most talented ever at UW-Madison, and it includes an increase in the number of minority students, preliminary figures show.
  • New master's for practicing engineers announced Aug. 26, 1998 A new World Wide Web-based master's degree created by the College of Engineering will allow practicing engineers to advance their careers without interrupting them.