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Dedication

Sculpture dedicated in Germany to honor UW alum and hero of Nazi resistance

September 16, 2021

Justus Liebig University in Germany held a ceremony Sept. 15 to celebrate the installation of “Mildred,” a reproduction of John Burbow’s sculpture located at Middleton’s Marshall Park.

Administration

States to lead Law School’s DEI initiatives

September 16, 2021

Michael States, who comes to UW from Ohio State, will serve as the Law School’s first associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion — leading DEI initiatives with an emphasis on racial and social justice.

Campus

Blank’s Slate: Where we are headed, together

September 14, 2021

In a blog post to mark the beginning of the academic year, Chancellor Rebecca Blank addresses COVID-19 safety, improving educational outcomes, supporting diversity, and more.

Recent Sightings

Liz Khomenkov tell students about the Art Club.

A club for everything, from art to chess to boxing Students got a chance to learn about special-interest groups, activities and services offered by more than 400 registered student organizations on campus during the Student Organization Fair on Sept. 14 at the Kohl Center. See more

Photo by Brian Huynh

Featured Expert

Timothy Smeeding: 2020 data on the Supplemental Poverty Measure released

Timothy Smeeding, an expert on poverty and a professor of public affairs and economics, is available to discuss data recently… More

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Students

Meet CJ Zabat, alumni speaker for 2020 graduate celebration

September 13, 2021

The university will welcome graduates of spring, summer and winter 2020 back to Madison Sept. 17-19 for a weekend of events celebrating their achievements.

Environment

Why cities around Wisconsin are feeling the heat

September 10, 2021

While Wisconsin may be known for its “frozen tundra,” an increase in hot, humid summer days is bringing attention to Wisconsin’s urban heat islands and their impact on human health.

Rankings

UW-Madison ranked 42nd overall and 14th best public college by U.S. News

September 13, 2021

The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing.