COVID 19: Research at UW Madison
Anatomy from Every Angle
See how a UW professor has adapted hands-on learning for the online environment.
Face Coverings Don’t Mask Emotions
A UW study shows that kids can read your feelings around your mask.
UW Health outlines treatments for COVID-19 and stresses the importance of early intervention.
Lessons from the Pandemic Fall
Colleges find that COVID infections are rare in classrooms, not off campus.
Grant Seeks to Improve Telehealth Implementation
A COVID-19 response grant has been awarded to UW researchers to enhance and expand telehealth in Wisconsin nursing homes.
In this challenging time, UW innovators strive for solutions.
Which Mask Is Right for You?
A UW professor shares his important findings on mask efficacy.
Navigating the New Normal
The UW’s Small Business Development Center has developed a book of advice for how small enterprise can navigate the pandemic.
Badgers vs. the Pandemic
On Wisconsin magazine’s fall issue highlights Badger heroes amid the pandemic.
Business Bounce Back?
The monthly report from the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy shows a rebound in business formation but not labor market.
UW researchers are at work on a saliva test for COVID-19.
Wisconsin's Labor Market
The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy looks at the effects of COVID on labor supply and demand.
The UW’s Money, Relationships & Equality initiative offers resources for managing your home and finances during the pandemic.
Vaccine Q & A
Dr. Jonathan Temte MD’87, PhD’93, associate dean with the School of Medicine and Public Health, talks with the Cap Times about development and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Let's Give It a Shot
The UW’s Waisman Biomanufacturing is partnering with Heat Biologics to produce a potential COVID-19 vaccine for phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials.
Should You Get a COVID-19 Test?
The New York Times talks with UW bioethics professor R. Alta Charo and other experts on the morality and practicality of mass testing.
Who Should Get a Coronavirus Vaccine First
The UW’s Dr. Paul Hunter is among experts weighing priority for health care and essential workers and people of color.
Helping the Healers
A research study at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is looking at new ways to protect health care workers from COVID-19.
All of Us in the Fight
Participants in the All of Us Research Program join the national fight against the pandemic.
A Clear Improvement
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.
Business Formation during the Pandemic
The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy looks at how fluctuations in the labor force affect new business formation.
The Wisconsin Economy Now
This brief from the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy summarizes data on the Wisconsin economy since the onset of the pandemic.
At the Cutting Edge
The UW is part of a collaboration to test a new COVID-19 treatment.
A Coalition of Scientists Takes on COVID-19
UW researchers are taking a national lead in the data war against COVID-19.
Tips for Talking with Teens
Hear from UW Health pediatrician Amy Stockhausen about talking to your teens as they grapple with boredom, social isolation, and uncertainty about the future.
Beating the Quarantine 15
A new UW study is aiming to help people reverse the effects of pandemic snacking.
Coping with a Sense of Loss
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.
Research Reboot: Phase 2
The UW is gradually opening more labs and projects.
How Effective Are Masks?
Engineering professor Scott Sanders created this video demonstrating what kinds of masks best impede a cough.
Mineral Microparticles Make Gene Therapy Safer
A method developed by UW–Madison researchers for treating cancer has positive implications for vaccination.
The State of Real Estate
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.
5 Things to Know
Wisconsin School of Business’s Dan Wangerin shares his insights on tax practices, financial reporting, and how firms are responding to the pandemic.
Searching for Solutions
In a matter of months, the UW and UW Health launched several clinical trials to combat COVID-19.
What if All Viruses Disappeared?
The BBC Future asked UW epidemiologist Tony Goldberg what the world would look like without viruses. His answer may surprise you.
The School of Medicine and Public Health Partners with DHS
Two new studies will help public health experts understand COVID-19 and inform the public.
Coronavirus Sequencing Leads to Insights on Transmission, Vaccine Development
The Entrepreneur’s Playbook
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.
Unimaginable Loss, Unimaginable Resilience
A look back at the university’s response to the pandemic of 1918.
COVID-19 and Financial Reporting
Dan Wangerin, associate professor of accounting and information systems at the Wisconsin School of Business, shares the five things you need to know.
How COVID-19 Is Affecting Our Food Supply
In this Badger Talks video, UW professor Andrew Stevens explains why COVID-19 is disrupting the meat supply chain and how processors are adapting.
COVID-19 Plus Economic Challenges Add Up to Trouble for Wisconsin Ag
In a panel discussion led by Pam Jahnke, UW economist Ian Coxhead discusses the impact of COVID-19, tariff wars, and the government response.
Are N95 Filters Too Large to Stop Coronavirus?
A recent social media post asserted that N95 filters may be ineffective. Fact of fiction? A UW epidemiologist weighs in.
Business Formation during the Pandemic
In addition to the rise in unemployment, data shows a significant disruption in early-stage business formation.
Wisconsin’s Economy during Lockdown and Reopening
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.
UW Health Looks into “COVID Toes”
Researchers hope to help the sick by studying those who are healthy.
School of Education Researchers Study Online Internships
With a surge in online internships, researchers look at how outcomes compare to traditional, in-person experiences.
Annual Health Survey Shifts Focus
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.
Sifting Fact from Fiction
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.
Traffic Volume Alterred by Pandemic
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.
Staying Safe as the Economy Reopens
Experts from the School of Medicine and Public Health share need-to-know information.
The Toll on Mental Health
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.
Reopening the Economy
CROWE has an early look at the public’s response.
Is It Safe?
CROWE ranks industries on their potential to spread disease.
Unemployment in Wisconsin
Data reveals the impact of COVID-19 on Wisconsin’s workers and businesses.
WSB Helps Shape Public Policy
A new faculty-led initiative informs public policy on issues related to COVID-19.
Telehealth for Eye Care
Associate Professor Yao Liu helps eye care providers transition to telehealth.
COVID-19 and Retail
Wisconsin School of Business’s Hart Posen talks about who will be hit hardest.
COVID-19 and the Workplace
Wisconsin School of Business faculty discuss workplace issues with Lauren Weber, a reporter from the Wall Street Journal.
Food Supply in the Age of COVID-19
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.
UW–Madison Astrophysicists Aid in COVID Research
Researchers across disciplines pool resources to support the COVID-19 effort.
The Search for a Covid-19 Research Animal Model
Finding a species that reacts to the virus as humans do is no easy task.
Cats and the Coronavirus
A UW-led study confirms that cats can become infected with the novel coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know.
The UW Now Livestream: Economic Consequences of COVID-19
Experts discuss the economic impact of the pandemic and what recovery will look like.
Think Inside the Box
UW-designed BADGER offers safety in coronavirus treatment.
Research on Viral Junk, Quicker Drug Testing Could Help Outflank Coronaviruses
Researchers hope to better understand how coronaviruses spread, as well as develop new testing for antiviral drugs.
More Testing with Fewer Tests
The UW’s Jordan Ellenberg makes a case for group testing.
Just the Facts
A Q & A with Ajay Sethi, epidemiologist and expert on conspiracies in public health.
How Much Are We Moving?
UW researchers studying mobility patterns see a May 1 spike.
University Labs Help Increase Testing
The UW is providing essential materials and expertise to Wisconsin’s public labs.
Shielding Great Apes
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.
Coronavirus Growth in Wisconsin
The number of COVID cases continues to rise in Wisconsin’s metro areas, most rapidly in Green Bay.
Redesigning Primary Care
UW Health’s PATH collaborative helps health care organizations implement telemedicine.
Center for Healthy Minds Launches New Studies
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.
Allergies and Asthma May Reduce Risk
UW researchers find a possible reason why people with allergies and asthma may be at lower risk for severe COVID-19 illness.
Understanding the Enemy
“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.
Science over Speed
Drawing on lessons learned from the Ebola crisis, UW law professor and bioethicist Pilar Ossorio cautions against rushing the research.
Researchers Aim to Develop Alternative COVID-19 Test
With COVID-19 tests in short supply and need increasing, researchers at the UW are working on alternative methods.
Cancer Researchers, Colleagues Moving Forward with COVID-19 Projects
Two projects from researchers at UW Carbone and SMPH have been selected to move forward in grant process.
Searching for Solutions
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.
Healing from Home
UW–Madison engineers support telehealth providers.
PPE and COVID-19
WSB Faculty Collaborate on Solutions
COVID Risk by Zip Code
To aid in community preparedness, UW researchers are providing state health officials with zip-code level susceptibility reports.
Prediction Models: An Important Tool in Pandemic Response
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.
Submissions Invited for UW/WARF COVID-19 Accelerator Challenge
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation will dedicate resources and funds to advance technologies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Data Shows Effectiveness of Physical Distancing
An interdisciplinary data science group led by UW researchers develops models to inform policy makers.
Engineering Professor’s Virus Research Could Help Defeat COVID
Professor John Yin uses computer models to understand how viruses replicate and hopes to use that knowledge against them.
Aiming for Reusable PPE
With funding from the National Science Foundation, a UW assistant professor studies the potential for reusable protective equipment.
UW Health completes first COVID-19 plasma transfusion
A “Herculean effort” gets a trial up and running to see if plasma from survivors can shorten recovery time of current patients.