Engineering a bias-free future

Even though major media headlines have proclaimed 2018 as “the year of the woman” thanks to an unprecedented number of female candidates entering politics, real-world numbers paint a decidedly less rosy picture for gender equality overall.

For example, in 2018, …

Strong showing from Badgerloop at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

Engineers, investors and innovators from around the globe gathered in the Southern California desert on Sunday, July 22, 2018, to test their prototypes for an ultrafast subterranean transportation concept at the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.

The private space exploration …

Fulbright friends break engineering mold

To understand why Kayla Huemer and Hannah Lider are such close friends, you need to look to the country in which the two recent University of Wisconsin-Madison biomedical engineering graduates will live and work as 2018-19 Fulbright Scholars.

In India, …

California-bound Badgerloop team aims for top prize

Safely packed away in the trailer of an 18-wheeler, a sleek and futuristic teardrop-shaped vehicle with a distinctive cardinal-red-and-black carbon-fiber shell is making its way from Madison, Wisconsin, to Hawthorne, California, to compete in the third SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition …

The brushes behind Madison Traditions Bucky

Buckingham U. Badger, or Bucky, for short, is the beloved mascot of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he has worn essentially the same cardinal red and white striped sweater since 1940.

But during the summer of 2018, Bucky finally tried …