Saturday, August 30, 2014

Zoo Trip

Fun fact: Madison's Henry Vilas Zoo is free not only to babies but to 
the general public every day all year round! Perfect for some weekend family fun. 

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Happy birthday Ted!

The UWMSTPblog wishes a very happy birthday to Ted G!  Here's a little song that we hope will get you through even the worst experimental disasters. 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Pizza Prize!

Madison's very own Ian's Pizza recently ranked #18 on Buzzfeed's "18 Pizza Joints you Must Try Before You Die" . Just one of many thoroughly respectable pizza options in the Madison area. 

Submitted by: Chelsea H.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014


Happy birthday Ben K.!  May the great lord Cthulhu smile upon your work with his tentacled brethren.

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Or may he not eat you.
(You shouldn't set your hopes so high when Cthulhu is involved.)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Our Town

Madison is can be a rather beautiful place to live. Need proof? Here are some photos for those who may need extra convincing.

Submitted by: Chelsea H.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Frankenstein MD -- It's Here!

PBS Digital Studios, in collaboration with Pemberly Digital released the first three episodes of Frankenstein MD earlier this week. The youtube series follows MD-PhD student Victoria Frankenstein in a new spin on an old classic (i.e. the novel by Mary Shelley). More information can be found here in the original PBS Digital Studios Pres Release. So if you enjoy silly youtubes, you may want to check it out!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Graphic Design Meets Science Legends

What might it look like if some of history's great scientists had personal logos? Some ideas over at

Submitted by: Chelsea H.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Not too shabby!

UW Madison was recently ranked as the #25 university in the world, which is pretty impressive on a list of at least 1000 schools. You can read more about the methodology used to generate the rankings here on the CWUR website. 

Submitted by: Chelsea H.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Welcome Back!

The M3's and M4's have been working hard since July, but to our M1's and M2's, 
welcome to the new academic year! Congrats to our M1 class for successfully completing 
all their scholastic aptitude dance-like requirements and jumping through all those 
application-related hoops. Hopefully all that effort leading up to today has been 
worth it -- welcome to Med School! 

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Get Ready...

Madison Move-in Day (AKA Hippie Christmas) is tomorrow.

The UWSMPH Med 1 Orientation begins on Monday. 

The campus returns en masse this weekend, 
as will the Blog of the UW MSTP. 

Back for another academic year. 

Get Ready!! 

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