People

Chemistry instructor finds ‘dream job’ helping students persevere

Matt Bowman has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course of organic chemistry — a requirement for many majors. His warmness, energy and humor have won him fans.

International

UW-Madison among top producers of Fulbright students

Eighteen students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison accepted Fulbright awards for academic year 2018-2019, placing the university at No. 15 among research institutions.

Summer term

Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch gives freshmen a head start

The program allows incoming freshmen to earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.

Featured Expert

Erin Barbato: Trump declares national emergency to build wall

Erin Barbato, an expert on immigration law and director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic, can comment on President Trump's announcement… More

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Food science

He professes protein: Srinivasan Damodaran has thoughts for food

If you have a protein that needs a bit of self-improvement, Damodaran may be your guru. An expert in soy and milk protein, he’s invented soy-based glues and plant-based absorbents for industrial cleanups and diapers.

Campus

J.J. Watt, a powerhouse on and off the field, to be commencement speaker

Watt, who attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 2008-10 and played for the Badgers, will share his approach to life with graduates on May 11. “I can’t wait to get back to Camp Randall,” he said.

Board of Regents

Regents approve new health promotion and health equity degree program

The development of the program responds to student interest and employer demand for health-related expertise and health education careers.