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BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin leads the way in the art of glass

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. It’s hotter than molten lava, constantly moving and requires artisans to work in a careful precision with their tools, their space and each other. It’s glass, and no other university has shaped its future as an artistic medium longer than the University of Wisconsin. “It started around 1962, and Harvey Littleton is really well known for being the founder of the Glass

BTN LiveBIG: Badgers' 'CAVE' a haven for experiential learning

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. To describe different levels of human thought, the ancient Greek thinker Plato came up with the Allegory of the Cave. Essentially, he described a metaphorical situation in which some people (the ones with true knowledge) could see the world as it really is. But many more only experienced life as a series of shadows upon a cave wall, never really understanding what

BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin encourages lifelong learning, creates lifelong memories

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Going to college with your grandparents might not sound too appealing to an undergrad. But a program at the University of Wisconsin called Grandparents University is giving young children and their older relatives a chance to learn side-by-side on the school’s campus, and it’s drawing rave reviews from its participants. “The University of Wisconsin-Madison started Grandparents University back in 2001,” said Kate

BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin's iconic Lake Mendota a point of Badger pride

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. Throughout the Midwest, lakes serve as both a symbol of local pride and an important natural resource for everyone who lives nearby. And Lake Mendota, which sits next to the University of Wisconsin and downtown Madison, is an exemplar of this. But it has another, unique characteristic: It’s been the “living laboratory” for what might be the world’s premier site in the

BTN LiveBIG: Wisconsin grad creates ‘hackerspace’ in Madison

During football and basketball games, BTN LiveBIG will spotlight notable examples of research, innovation and community service from around the conference. In-Game stories will provide more background on these features, and the opportunity to view the videos again. “Sector67” sounds like an ominous setting from a sci-fi story — perhaps a secret government laboratory or an unexplored part of a recently discovered planet. But it’s a real place in Madison, Wis., and the things that eventually come out of it just might make some of the most outlandish technologies in science fiction seem downright prosaic. The brainchild of Wisconsin alumnus Chris