UW engineers who created the popular Badger Shield have collaborated on a new version that offers a full view of the face.
Shortness of breath. Chest tightness. Rapid heart rate. For some, putting on a mask causes anxiety. UW Health’s Maura Grasshoff MSW’14 has tips for easing the symptoms.
Detailed images of coronavirus replication, captured by UW scientists, could aid in the pursuit of antivirals.
The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy looks at how fluctuations in the labor force affect new business formation.
This brief from the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy summarizes data on the Wisconsin economy since the onset of the pandemic.
The UW is part of a collaboration to test a new COVID-19 treatment.
UW researchers are taking a national lead in the data war against COVID-19.
Hear from UW Health pediatrician Amy Stockhausen about talking to your teens as they grapple with boredom, social isolation, and uncertainty about the future.
A new UW study is aiming to help people reverse the effects of pandemic snacking.
It’s not just summer events we’re missing; it’s connection with others. In this video, Richie Davidson talks about cultivating resilience and hope despite the sense of loss.
The UW is gradually opening more labs and projects.
Engineering professor Scott Sanders created this video demonstrating what kinds of masks best impede a cough.
A method developed by UW–Madison researchers for treating cancer has positive implications for vaccination.
Is it a good time to buy? Mark Eppli, a professor of real estate in the Wisconsin School of Business, discusses the pandemic’s impact on commercial and residential real estate.
Wisconsin School of Business’s Dan Wangerin shares his insights on tax practices, financial reporting, and how firms are responding to the pandemic.
In a matter of months, the UW and UW Health launched several clinical trials to combat COVID-19.
The BBC Future asked UW epidemiologist Tony Goldberg what the world would look like without viruses. His answer may surprise you.
Two new studies will help public health experts understand COVID-19 and inform the public.
In this webinar hosted by the Wisconsin School of Business, experts provide advice and practical approaches to help entrepreneurs and small business owners survive the pandemic and position their company to thrive in the future.
A look back at the university’s response to the pandemic of 1918.
Dan Wangerin, associate professor of accounting and information systems at the Wisconsin School of Business, shares the five things you need to know.
In this Badger Talks video, UW professor Andrew Stevens explains why COVID-19 is disrupting the meat supply chain and how processors are adapting.
In a panel discussion led by Pam Jahnke, UW economist Ian Coxhead discusses the impact of COVID-19, tariff wars, and the government response.
A recent social media post asserted that N95 filters may be ineffective. Fact of fiction? A UW epidemiologist weighs in.
In addition to the rise in unemployment, data shows a significant disruption in early-stage business formation.
UW economist Noah Williams looks at economic activity from the start of the pandemic, through the Safer at Home order, and in the weeks since the order was invalidated.
Researchers hope to help the sick by studying those who are healthy.
With a surge in online internships, researchers look at how outcomes compare to traditional, in-person experiences.
The School of Medicine and Public Health’s Survey of the Health of Wisconsin has launched a massive data-collection effort to see how the pandemic is affecting the state.
See UW epidemiologist Ajay Sethi’s discussion of COVID-19 disinformation.
Professor Dominique Brossard offers insights about how to evaluate risks in an uncertain time.
Wisconsin’s stay-at- home order drove unprecedented traffic changes across the state.
The UW is reopening labs, starting with research projects related to COVID.
On-campus research to resume in phases.
Experts from the School of Medicine and Public Health share need-to-know information.
Cut off from friends and school support, teens struggle with emotional well-being.
Cardiologist James Stein offers advice for safely restarting.
The UW’s College of Engineering is leading an effort to ramp up Wisconsin’s testing capacity.
CROWE has an early look at the public’s response.
CROWE ranks industries on their potential to spread disease.
Data reveals the impact of COVID-19 on Wisconsin’s workers and businesses.
A new faculty-led initiative informs public policy on issues related to COVID-19.
Associate Professor Yao Liu helps eye care providers transition to telehealth.
Wisconsin School of Business’s Hart Posen talks about who will be hit hardest.
Wisconsin School of Business faculty discuss workplace issues with Lauren Weber, a reporter from the Wall Street Journal.
The UW Now Livestream on May 19 focused on how the pandemic is affecting our food supply chain.
Caring for others may be the cure for pandemic ennui.
Researchers across disciplines pool resources to support the COVID-19 effort.
Finding a species that reacts to the virus as humans do is no easy task.
A UW-led study confirms that cats can become infected with the novel coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know.
Experts discuss the economic impact of the pandemic and what recovery will look like.
UW-designed BADGER offers safety in coronavirus treatment.
Researchers hope to better understand how coronaviruses spread, as well as develop new testing for antiviral drugs.
The UW’s Jordan Ellenberg makes a case for group testing.
A Q & A with Ajay Sethi, epidemiologist and expert on conspiracies in public health.
UW researchers studying mobility patterns see a May 1 spike.
The UW is providing essential materials and expertise to Wisconsin’s public labs.
UW ecologist Tony Goldberg is among the researchers working to protect endangered apes from the coronavirus.
Ian Mendenhall studies virus transmission between animals and humans.
The number of COVID cases continues to rise in Wisconsin’s metro areas, most rapidly in Green Bay.
UW Health’s PATH collaborative helps health care organizations implement telemedicine.
Researchers at the Center for Healthy Minds are looking at the impact of the pandemic on mental health and whether certain skills can improve emotional resilience.
UW researchers find a possible reason why people with allergies and asthma may be at lower risk for severe COVID-19 illness.
“There is every expectation that this will happen again,” says UW professor and virologist Paul Ahlquist, whose lab is analyzing virus behavior to find long-term solutions.
An analysis from the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy recommends a phased-in, regional approach to reopening the state.
Drawing on lessons learned from the Ebola crisis, UW law professor and bioethicist Pilar Ossorio cautions against rushing the research.
With COVID-19 tests in short supply and need increasing, researchers at the UW are working on alternative methods.
Two projects from researchers at UW Carbone and SMPH have been selected to move forward in grant process.
Researchers at the Morgridge Institute for Research and SMPH’s Department of Biomolecular Chemistry team up with a doctor from Albany, New York, to search for molecular clues to defeat COVID-19.
UW–Madison engineers support telehealth providers.
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To aid in community preparedness, UW researchers are providing state health officials with zip-code level susceptibility reports.
UW–Madison engineer Oguzhan Alagoz is teaming up with leaders from UW Health and SMPH to provide research-based guidance for health care and community decision makers.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will dedicate resources and funds to advance technologies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
An interdisciplinary data science group led by UW researchers develops models to inform policy makers.
Professor John Yin uses computer models to understand how viruses replicate and hopes to use that knowledge against them.
With funding from the National Science Foundation, a UW assistant professor studies the potential for reusable protective equipment.
A “Herculean effort” gets a trial up and running to see if plasma from survivors can shorten recovery time of current patients.
A School of Pharmacy professor talks about vaccine development.
UW researchers analyze data to help state health officials plan COVID-19 response.
Dr. Nasia Safdar, medical director of infection control at UW Hospital, talks about her role in fighting the pandemic and the importance of keeping the public informed.
Whether you live alone, have young children, or are caring for an aging parent, Extension’s new website has strategies for coping.
The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center is a lifeline for small business owners grappling with the COVID-19 turmoil.
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene’s university colleagues are stepping up to donate reagents and equipment needed for COVID-19 testing.
With hand sanitizer in short supply, a team at the UW School of Pharmacy steps in to help.
Innovate Network highlights UW entrepreneurs addressing COVID-19 and resources for campus innovators and researchers.
Director Howard Bailey discusses how UW Carbone is balancing physical distancing and critical patient care.
The Space Science and Engineering Center breaks down the numbers.
Dr. Safdar, a member of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty and the physician who treated Wisconsin’s first COVID-19 patient, gives a presentation and answers questions.
UW Hospital joins project to collect plasma from COVID survivors to create treatments.
More than 120 manufacturers are using the open-source Badger Shield design to produce face shields. Now UW–Madison engineers have created a platform to connect producers with those who desperately need the shields.
Pediatric infectious disease fellow Kathryn Schmit discusses respiratory viruses and immunity within the population.
UW bioethicists write recommendations for handling a potential allocation crisis.
A new Department of Surgery podcast series talks with people working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Responding to the shortage of N95 masks, mechanical engineering professor Dave Rothamer is using his knowledge of engine filtration for a new purpose.