Student honors

Four UW–Madison students named 2020 Goldwater Scholars — the most possible for any institution

April 8, 2020

Congress established the Barry Goldwater Scholarship & Excellence in Education Foundation in 1986. The foundation aims to develop highly qualified scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

Helping out

UW–Madison publishing and printing team makes face shields to protect UW Hospital workers

April 3, 2020

“It’s literally like Santa’s workshop – everybody’s playing a part to get this done … We’re in this doom and gloom time, and this is a way they can help at a time when many feel hopeless."

Recent Sightings

Paul Block gesturing toward a large screen with the words

2020 UW–Madison Distinguished Teaching Awards Thirteen faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor that annually recognizes some of UW–Madison's finest educators. We salute the winners, and commend all who are teaching in these challenging times. See more

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Katherine (Kathy) Cramer: Bernie Sanders's exit from the 2020 race

Faculty from UW–Madison's Elections Research Center are available to discuss the exit of Bernie Sanders from the 2020 presidential race.  Kathy… More

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April 3, 2020

As we navigate this global pandemic together, we invite you to subscribe to our new COVID-19 Update newsletter, designed to keep you up to date on COVID-19 news, resources and research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


Summer Term shifts to online only; scholarship deadlines extended

April 1, 2020

“We already had a robust online offering and in response, we are offering even more online courses than ever before so students can continue their academic progress,” says Associate Dean Aphra Mednick.

Brain injuries

Chilling concussed cells shows promise for full recovery

April 3, 2020

“You can’t cool too little; you can’t cool too much; and you can’t wait too long following an injury to start treatment,” says mechanical engineer Christian Franck. And when the researchers identified that sweet spot, the results were striking.