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Video: Philip Denis uses passion to blaze ‘Pathways’

February 1, 2017

Philip Denís, a graduate student and advisor at UW–Madison, discusses his work for Pathways to Educational Achievement, cultivating 'my own Wisconsin experience" and raising his children in the Badger community

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.

UW-Madison to host MLK Day Celebration

January 9, 2017

The event Monday, Jan. 16, will recognize and celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. as well as the many ways UW–Madison students, faculty and staff embody King’s spirit of service.

UW-Madison winter commencement takes place Sunday

December 14, 2016

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Kohl Center.

Q&A: Student speaker says UW ‘transformed’ him

December 14, 2016

Student keynote speaker Terrence Thurk, who's graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, was selected after submitting a video showing his passion for UW–Madison.

Retirement leaves big shoes to fill at women’s science community

November 18, 2016

Ann Haase Kehl retired after 15 years helping to support women entering fields where they have traditionally been rare.

Wisconsin MBA ignites alumna’s path to global leadership

November 10, 2016

Education and experience helped define Cheryl Stallworth-Hooper’s destiny. So did a whole bunch of letters that came to her childhood home trimmed in red, white, and blue.

CAE celebrates 50 years of support for underrepresented students

November 9, 2016

The program guides first-generation students, low-income students and students of color through the UW–Madison experience.

Blank comments to Nov. 7 faculty senate

November 7, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement to the Nov. 7 meeting of the UW–Madison Faculty Senate: “I am personally very sorry for the hurt …

Summit seeks to recruit more American Indian nurses

November 3, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit on Nov. 4 as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of nurses from American Indian communities.

Video chronicles UW–Madison students’ journey to Washington

November 2, 2016

UW-Madison students recently traveled to Washington D.C. for the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History & Culture. View their story.

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.

Campus prepares pumpkins, costumes for Halloween

October 28, 2016

The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.

Immigration attorney, podcaster Rabia Chaudry to keynote UW–Madison Diversity Forum

October 26, 2016

The 2016 annual UW–Madison Diversity Forum will be Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Union South’s Varsity Hall.

A bold climb that changed the world

October 12, 2016

Students in the Chadbourne Residential College (CRC) and the Multicultural Learning Community (MLC) participate in a social justice workshop hosted by social activist Bree Newsome on Oct. 12, 2016. Newsome asked the students to think about a time that they felt powerful and provide them with insights and a history of social justice.

Meet the Class of 2020

September 30, 2016

This fall, the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 6,430 newly enrolled freshman, up from 6,270 last year. Of those students, 3,671 come from Wisconsin, up from 3,617 last year.

Monks’ art offers a break from hectic campus pace

September 28, 2016

To broaden cultural awareness on campus, the Wisconsin Union Directorate invited monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to their annual World Music Festival to share their art.

Students share impassioned messages at ‘Dear World’ event

September 21, 2016

Numerous UW–Madison students shared the messages that are important to them through a unique means at "Dear World" event on Sept. 20 at Gordon Dining and Event Center. They painted the messages on their bodies, and then portraits were taken of them displaying them.

UW-Madison wins two first-ever ‘NSF INCLUDES’ awards

September 13, 2016

Two projects of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research within UW–Madison’s School of Education are among those selected to receive first-ever National Science Foundation INCLUDES funding. The projects hope to develop bold new approaches for diversifying the science and engineering workforce of the United States.