Tag Graduate School

NSF selects 18 UW–Madison students for competitive graduate research award

April 5, 2017

“The GRFP program is looking not just for great scientists, but for great scientists who will be the scientific leaders and communicators of the future,” says Prof. Robert Hamers.

Warrior Book Club, led by UW–Madison student, strengthens connections between veterans and civilians

March 28, 2017

The Warrior Book Club brings together veterans and non-veterans for discussions about literature dealing with combat and its aftermath.

Graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 13, 2017

UW-Madison graduate programs are rated among the nation’s best in the 2018 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”

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.

Twelve professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

May 5, 2016

Twelve promising young faculty have been honored with Romnes Faculty Fellowships. They will receive a $50,000 award for research, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative proposals selected

April 7, 2016

Reviewers identified ambitious, early stage research ideas and infrastructure investments in an effort to jump-start innovative interdisciplinary research.

UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 15, 2016

Several programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2017 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”

Get to know William Karpus, new Graduate School dean

June 2, 2015

In August, William Karpus will become the Graduate School’s dean — the first since a restructuring last year to enhance UW–Madison’s role in graduate education and research. He is tasked with serving more than 9,000 students across 150 departments. He will also work closely with Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education, in developing a distinct Graduate School.

Helping prepare UW–Madison graduate students and postdocs for careers

February 19, 2015

The UW–Madison Graduate School is spearheading a campus-wide initiative to encourage all graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to complete their own IDPs.

Graduate School reorganization report online

February 12, 2015

As the UW–Madison Graduate School continues to restructure in response to changes on campus and in higher education and how research is supported nationally, an ad hoc committee charged with collecting information from faculty, staff and student stakeholders has posted its report.

Innovative teaching practices encourage students in STEM

February 4, 2015

Like many seniors majoring in biology, Christian Hernandez is pursuing the pre-med track. However, he nearly didn’t make it past his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison As a Latino first-generation college student, Hernandez says he had no role models to help him achieve his career goal: to change the face of medicine in the United States. But then he took Physiology 335.

Finalists to lead UW Press will visit campus

January 20, 2015

A nationwide search by the office of the vice chancellor for research and graduate education has identified two finalists for director of University of Wisconsin Press.