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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.

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2008-04-08 14:45:00

A novel project by a collaboration of scientists and educators from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Madison Area Technical College (MATC) is making molecules and atoms the stars of a project to use theater to teach children the basics of science.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.