Science

UW-Madison astrophysics innovator Lawler wins national award

January 18, 2017

James Lawler is a professor of physics known for devising techniques to measure the chemical elements in the sun and other stars.

Outreach

Nuts and bolts business meets 21st century tech, with help from UW

January 17, 2017

Endries International has made key advances with the help of the UW E-Business Consortium, a collaborative group of businesses founded in 1998 at the UW–Madison College of Engineering.

Featured Expert

Tracey Holloway: 2016 warmest year on record

An expert on climate change, Holloway can discuss the NOAA/NASA announcement today that 2016 was the warmest year on record,… More

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Inspired by King, students share a day of service and reflection

January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. is known for poetic words and heroic actions. On Monday, the University of Wisconsin–Madison community came together to consider King’s legacy and how he continues to inspire.

Graduate school

UW awards record number of Ph.D.s, excels in job placement

January 13, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is now third in the nation for number of Ph.D.s awarded, according to 2015 data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), a federally funded project that has collected this data for nearly 60 years.

Students

With $1.1 million grant, ‘public humanities’ program gains ground

January 12, 2017

“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.