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  • Cookbook advice: Eat walnuts, live longer! Dec. 18, 1998 America's favorite nut can settle into our tummies in many different forms thanks to UW-Madison English professors and administrators Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden.
  • Stress reduction course draws harried students Dec. 11, 1998 For the past 20 years, Physical Education 134 - Relaxation Technique and Exercise has been a top draw in the physical education department, filling so quickly that freshmen and sophomores have difficulty getting in.
  • Back in the classroom Dec. 10, 1998 Scholars bridge the divide between campus and the world in many ways, and economist John Karl Scholz made the leap through a leave, spending nearly two years in the capital of the nation - and the capital of his specialty.
  • Community service fellowships available to undergraduates Dec. 10, 1998 Undergraduate students, faculty and staff have a new opportunity to forge community service partnerships with area nonprofit and government agencies through the university's Morgridge Center for Public Service.
  • Monograph explores the role of scholarship and teaching Dec. 9, 1998 The Coalition for Education in the Life Sciences (CELS), a UW-Madison-based national alliance of professional biology societies, is taking aim at undergraduate biology education.
  • ROSATED GUINEA HEN Dec. 9, 1998 Roasted Guinea Hen recipe
  • The wisdom behind WISE Dec. 9, 1998 A program at Elizabeth Waters Hall is countering a national trend that has seen more than half of all young women who begin pursuing a career in science or engineering change majors in the first two years.
  • UW students laud teacher education reform Dec. 4, 1998 As a new curriculum in the School of Education's secondary teacher education nears its two-year anniversary, payoffs are proceeding from a decision made long ago by UW-Madison planners: To transform, instead of tinker.
  • Student-led fusion project wows scientific community Dec. 3, 1998 A unique student-staffed fusion project in UW-Madison's College of Engineering is generating excitement in the physics community.
  • Religious studies offers undergrad certificate Dec. 2, 1998 A new certificate for undergraduate students interested in the Religious Studies Program at the UW-Madison caps a complete renovation of the program started three years ago.
  • Cloak and dagger stuff Nov. 18, 1998
  • Engineering creates professional masters program Nov. 17, 1998 A new World Wide Web-based master's degree created by College of Engineering is designed to help professionals advance their careers without interrupting them.
  • First business course offered on Internet Nov. 13, 1998 The School of Business is launching its first Internet course, a class on management fundamentals.
  • 'The Wisconsin boys' Nov. 13, 1998 They are some of Peru's most important government and legal officials. And they call themselves the Wisconsin Boys.
  • 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.