Education

UW wins $2.5 million for tackling plastic waste

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the University of Wisconsin–Madison funding of $2.5 million for a plastics recycling research and development project as part of the DOE’s Plastics Innovation Challenge.

UW–Madison researcher collaborates with AI initiative

Sadhana Puntambekar, from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and professor in the University of Wisconsin─Madison School of Education, will be the sole representative from UW─Madison to collaborate with national researchers on establishing one of five artificial intelligence (AI) institutes and education hubs.

Urban League expands virtual learning support

The Urban League of Greater Madison is offering free workshops, phone and in-person support, and a soon-to-be-launched resource library for people supporting children participating in virtual learning.

Urban League offers virtual school training for parents

In an effort to support families struggling to adapt to online school, the Urban League of Greater Madison is offering a workshop, A Parent’s Introductory Guide to Virtual School, that will be offered Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m.

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