New Certificate Provides Science Communication Training for all UW-Madison Undergraduates

The Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC) just made education and training in science communication at UW-Madison even more accessible by adding a new undergraduate certificate in science communication to their degree programs. This certificate …

Can the ‘Flatten the Curve’ Infographic Change Social Distancing Behavior?; The Story Behind the Research

Researchers at UW-Madison, in the Department of Life Sciences Communication (LSC), have always been fascinated with studying public attitudes and behavior towards scientific topics. Through this pandemic, LSC faculty and students have been researching effective …

LSC researchers find attitudes toward human genome editing vary, but all agree conversation is necessary

The following story was written by Caroline Schneider of CALS External Relations. It has been adapted and republished here.  In early August 2017, an international team of scientists announced they had successfully edited the DNA of human …