UW–Madison, Green County launch UniverCity partnership

Developed with the Wisconsin Idea in mind, UniverCity Year brings together faculty, students and members of Wisconsin communities to address local challenges through engagement, university research and state-of-the-art technology.


UW–Madison ranked high in affordability by Money Magazine

The university placed 48th overall among the "Best Colleges for Your Money," and 30th among public universities, in the ranking of 727 schools based on quality of education, affordability and outcomes.


Tong family makes $1 million gift towards Hoofer marina project

A new donation will help fund a project to improve the marina and lakefront promenade near the Memorial Union. Improvements include new piers, better storage and a new greenspace on shore.

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Christopher Olsen: Bacteria in saliva of cats and dogs

Two separate but recent cases of a bacterial infection that killed one Wisconsin woman and resulted in limb amputations for… More

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Exact Sciences groundbreaking at University Research Park paves path to 21st century research landscape

Today’s groundbreaking of a 130,000 square-foot, five-story headquarters for Exact Sciences at University Research Park reflects the acknowledgement that high-technology workers show an increasing interest in denser, more urban surroundings.


Competition attracts future grants, jump starts research and student careers

Recipients of Fall Research Competition awards are thankful for the funding to help them acquire the resources they need, but perhaps most important, they say, is the student support they are able to provide.

In Memoriam

Professor’s innovations changed how children learn math

Emeritus professor Tom Carpenter, whose student-centered ideas about teaching math to young children from all backgrounds and skill levels helped transform the field of mathematics education, died Aug. 7