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WARF and UW–Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016

June 6, 2017

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), which serves as the designated patent management organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, moved up to sixth place among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities which were granted U.S. utility patents in 2016.

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into …

Green Fund supports energy-generating checkout, greenhouse cooling

April 25, 2017

Two projects are the first to be supported by a new UW–Madison Green Fund administered by the Office of Sustainability.

More than 60 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 25, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction …

University honors excellence in academic staff

April 11, 2017

Eight members of UW–Madison’s academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.

Alumnus Matthew Desmond wins Pulitzer Prize for ‘Evicted’

April 10, 2017

Desmond received his doctorate from UW–Madison in 2010. He is an affiliate of the UW's Institute for Research on Poverty.

‘Fair Play’ video game wins award for revealing bias in STEM education

March 31, 2017

An experiential video game created at UW–Madison called "Fair Play" is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings.

Cool Science Images 2017

March 28, 2017

Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2017 Cool Science Image Contest.

Video interviews – 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

March 15, 2017

UW-Madison's 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners describe what attracted them to teaching, what they hope to instill in their students and what inspires them.

Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017

March 15, 2017

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

Marrett, Morgridge, Stubblefield to receive UW–Madison honorary degrees

March 7, 2017

The Committee on Honorary Degrees looks to sustained and characteristic activity as its warrant: uncommonly meritorious activity exhibiting values that are esteemed by UW–Madison.

Center for Journalism Ethics announces finalists for Shadid Award

February 21, 2017

The six projects nominated for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics combined aggressive reporting on important issues with care for the consequences of that reporting.

UW-Madison among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars

February 21, 2017

UW-Madison has been named one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars.

‘Magic’ plus UW science equals world-champ cheese

January 20, 2017

Wisconsin cheese is at least as old as the state. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has one of the world’s great institutions of dairy food science, …

Two UW opera performances win national awards

January 12, 2017

UW-Madison’s University Opera is on a roll. Both shows from last year, Transformations and Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, have won awards in the National Opera Association’s (NOA) Opera Production Competition for 2015-2016.

UW-Madison student places second in nationwide engineering contest

December 21, 2016

Anna Scheibengraber, a fifth-year senior studying Mechanical Engineering at UW–Madison, was one of eight students from across the nation to receive an award for “exceptional thinking and innovation” during the PepsiCo/Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Student Engineering Challenge.

Smeeding, known for income/poverty research, named as Galbraith Fellow

November 30, 2016

The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) has named La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding as its John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow for 2017.

Program recognized for advancing education of Wisconsin nurses

November 2, 2016

The BSN@Home program is an online bachelor’s degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for busy registered nurses.

Students, professor honored for scholarship, community service

October 31, 2016

Two UW–Madison seniors and a professor have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements.