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Awards

Three honored for innovation, entrepreneurial excellence

April 18, 2024

Mark Bakken, James Dahlberg, and Dorri McWhorter received the 2024 Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards. These entrepreneurs exemplify the Wisconsin Idea — UW–Madison’s longstanding commitment to benefiting the world beyond the boundaries of campus.

Awards

UW–Madison biochemist wins prestigious forestry prize for discoveries that support sustainable energy and product innovations

April 17, 2024

UW–Madison biochemistry professor John Ralph has been awarded the forestry industry's top prize, alongside collaborator Wout Boerjan, a professor at Ghent University in Belgium, for their groundbreaking research on the molecular structure of lignin, one of the main components of plant cell walls.

Student life

From soil to sky, Day at the Capitol highlights span of UW–Madison’s impact

April 18, 2024

The day highlighted UW–Madison’s ongoing pursuit of innovation for the public good, driven by the Wisconsin Idea.

Recent Sightings

A woman talks to a group of people.

From soil to sky, Day at the Capitol highlights span of UW–Madison’s impact The day highlighted UW–Madison’s ongoing pursuit of innovation for the public good, driven by the Wisconsin Idea. See more

Photo by: Taylor Wolfram
Outreach

Wisconsin Idea Database reveals UW–Madison’s positive impact across all 72 counties

April 17, 2024

Latest data show how UW provides educational opportunities, builds the workforce and economy in every county in the state

175th Anniversary

175th Anniversary: Test your knowledge about UW’s campus

April 16, 2024

Here is a fun-size serving of facts behind the facades where a demisemiseptcentennial’s worth of campus history was made.

Rankings

UW–Madison graduate programs ranked highly by U.S. News

April 9, 2024

The School of Education was ranked first overall in the country, while computer science ranked 13th, social work ranked 20th, public affairs ranked 23rd overall and public health 29th.