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Summer program helps historically underrepresented students make their way to UW

August 4, 2017

The Summer Collegiate Experience offers the incoming students a six-week preview into college life — complete with bunking in dorms, taking classes and forming important first friendships.

The Guide: Your key to all UW–Madison courses

July 5, 2017

This month, UW–Madison published the 2017–18 edition of our Guide (guide.wisc.edu), the combined catalog of undergraduate and graduate academic offerings and the Wisconsin Experience.

Medical students join program to get more physicians into rural Wisconsin

June 29, 2017

The students will spend time in Green Bay, La Crosse, Marshfield, and surrounding communities through the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine.

Student group promotes usefulness of philosophy in the community

June 28, 2017

“We believe that no matter what you’re doing, philosophy can help you do it better,” says the group’s executive director and co-founder.

Class analysis gives initial green light to green energy in Waterloo

June 14, 2017

A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land.

Celestial boondocks: Study supports the idea that we live in a void

June 6, 2017

An undergraduate's work confirms we live in a hole in the cosmos, and sheds light on how we measure the rate at which the universe is expanding.

Cheap thrills: Free and inexpensive ways to fill out your summer Bucky list

June 6, 2017

Summer is great time to enjoy everything the city of Madison has to offer, but most of the time experiencing Madison requires one …

First cohort of Native students to graduate from UW–Madison college pipeline program

May 30, 2017

The extensive program for students from tribal communities is a new component of a long-running UW diversity initiative called the Information Technology Academy.

Fermenting a winner: Class brews up “Red Arrow American Pale Ale”

April 27, 2017

A beer brewed by students in a UW–Madison food science class was chosen by a panel of brewing experts to be served at Memorial Union starting April 28.

UW community mourns loss of student killed in weekend crash; motorist charged

April 17, 2017

"We are heartbroken by this tragic loss,” said Ananth Seshadri, chairman of the Department of Economics. “Wenxin was a gracious and thoughtful member of our economics community."

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-Madison students graduating with less average debt

February 14, 2017

The average student loan debt for those graduating from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree fell from $28,768 to $28,255 in 2016. And the UW’s loan default rate is well below the national level.

UW student missing after Dec. 29 plane crash

January 2, 2017

A University of Wisconsin–Madison freshman is among the six people missing and feared lost after a private plane crashed in Lake Erie near Cleveland on Dec. 29.

UW Law School security breach may have exposed sensitive data

December 6, 2016

The incident has been reported to law enforcement and to national credit reporting agencies. The individuals affected will receive free credit monitoring to help protect them against identify theft.

Staying in the loop

December 6, 2016

What’s the future of high-speed transportation? A team of UW–Madison students thinks it’s on the right track — actually, more of a tube — with Badgerloop, a 200-mph pod that levitates its passenger through an above-ground vacuum tube.

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.