A Pediatric Prognosis

James Li believes we need to radically rethink the way mental health disorders are diagnosed.

Just One Byte

L&S researchers team up to bring an ethical approach to the thorniest issues in AI and computing.

175 Candles

As UW–Madison celebrates 175 years, we look back at some of the College of Letters & Science’s milestone moments.

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Fall 2023 issue

It’s Electric

Kyoung-Shin Choi harnesses the power of electrochemistry to transform water treatment processes — and potentially much more.

Oh, Florida!

Why is Florida’s unusual architecture the way it is? Anna Andrzejewski turns to the post–World War II era for answers. 

A New Space

A computer science major tries his hand at a physics project through the Letters & Science Summer of Excellence in Research program.

Rhetorically Speaking

Allison Prasch finds important truths in the words of U.S. presidents.

Taking U.S. History to School

Matthew Villeneuve fleshes out an uncomfortable chapter of U.S. history — one that touches parts of his own family’s story.

Investigate This

Walt Bogdanich looks back on an award-winning career as an investigative journalist.

Paying It Forward

Paul Martin Wolff and Rhea S. Schwartz generously gift Badgers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel the world. 

Can farmland be used to mitigate climate change?

Graduate student Emily Mather is part of a team looking to maximize agricultural land by making space for solar panels.

The Value of a Liberal Arts Education

College of Letters & Science Dean Eric M. Wilcots shares what makes a liberal arts education so valuable.

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