Science News

The Lab Report: Anantharaman Microbiome Lab digs into Lake Mendota’s bacteria

Beyond research, lab allows two students to form a unique connection with their work, each other

City of Madison

Wisconsin experts share how they discovered historic underwater canoe in Lake Mendota

Two divers discovered 1,200-year-old canoe while on leisurely scuba dive in June


UPDATE: After possible Loch Ness Monster sighting, students find strange egg near Lakeshore Path

The Badger Herald continues its investigation of the reported sighting and discovery of the egg, local government has been notified


BREAKING: Alleged ‘Loch Ness Monster’ sighted in Lake Mendota

The Badger Herald investigation reveals creature possesses unprecedented and ungodly speed

UW-Madison Campus

Large gathering near UW campus breaks guidelines, litters Lake Mendota

Students should observe COVID-19 protocols, Director of UW News and Media Relations says

Special Olympics Polar Plunge
UW-Madison Campus

UW BFSO raises $3,445 for Special Olympics Wisconsin

Special Olympics Wisconsin gets creative with how participants could plunge this year amid pandemic

City of Madison

Semester that was: News’ biggest stories

From campus, city, state, here are biggest headlines from Spring 2020


Dumb things you’ll probably do on Lake Mendota for the ‘gram

This time of year, everyone is getting out on the lake, here are a few things you can do to add to the fun

City of Madison

Climate change apparent in warmest, wettest decade ever recorded in Madison

Climate change experts said increased precipitation in the future is possible

City of Madison

Lake Mendota’s late freeze coincides with warming climate induced trends

Average freeze date later than 150 years ago, consequences important to community, UW professor said

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