Chancellor's blog

Blank’s Slate: Potential for collaboration statewide

January 21, 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank visited Eau Claire, Wausau, Stevens Point and Black River Falls this month, connecting with local leaders and alumni while touring major businesses and bringing a gift to the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Entrepreneurship

Diabetic’s invention is an injection innovation

January 21, 2020

A University of Wisconsin–Madison alumnus is now selling a patented device to help diabetics safely and easily inject insulin with just one hand.

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Kristen Bernard: Wuhan coronavirus

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Student life

Viral video: Student commencement speaker’s address tops 3.5M views

January 15, 2020

Lisa Kamal, a standout geology major, opened her commencement speech by singing a few lines from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” She went on to explain that the cast recording had become a coping mechanism for her during some dark times. It struck a chord with viewers online.

Awards

Ada Deer, Kenneth Cole named Martin Luther King Jr. award honorees

January 17, 2020

Deer, a UW–Madison graduate and former instructor, was the first female tribal chair in Menomonee history and the first woman to head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Cole, also a UW–Madison graduate, is active in community building in Madison.