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2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Simone Peloquin, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 1--UW-Eau Claire will launch a new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning next fall as the first step in a university strategic plan.

2008-06-27 12:03:00

By Becky Orr, Wyoming Tribune-Eagle Jun. 27--CHEYENNE -- A report says the University of Wyoming doesn't require future elementary teachers to take enough coursework to teach mathematics. And it gives the school a failing mark for its efforts to prepare elementary educators in that subject.

2008-06-26 21:01:53

By Ed Treleven, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun.

2008-06-26 03:00:00

By Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 26--Don't miss "Triptych," which opened last weekend at the Kenilworth Building East, the massive lower east side outpost of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts.

2008-06-25 18:02:57

MILWAUKEE - Mike Borden appreciates all the attention he's been getting from potential employers. He also knows it's not personal. They don't want him, exactly. They want his degree.

2008-06-25 15:02:29

By Deborah Ziff, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 25--When first-year UW-Madison law students arrived in Anuj Desai's constitutional law class last semester, he told them to shut their laptop computers and next time, leave them at home.

2008-06-25 03:00:00

By Elie Dolgin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 25--University of Wisconsin-Madison biochemist Doug Weibel has won the prestigious Searle Scholar Award, a prize recognizing academic excellence of young faculty in medicine, chemistry and the biological sciences.

2008-06-20 12:00:36

By Anita Clark, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 20--The UW Foundation announced Thursday it's launching a money-raising campaign focused on financial help for undergraduates and keeping talented professors and graduate students at UW-Madison.

2008-06-17 09:00:56

MILWAUKEE _ Mike Borden appreciates all the attention he's been getting from potential employers. He also knows it's not personal. They don't want him, exactly. They want his degree.

2008-06-14 06:00:22

By Rob Carson, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jun. 14--The University of Washington Tacoma awarded degrees to 891 graduating students Friday, the second-largest class in the school's 18-year history. More than 4,000 friends and family members cheered the graduates at a 10 a.m.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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