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UW–Madison’s innovative Teacher Pledge, aimed at supporting future educators, extended

March 21, 2023

This donor-funded initiative pays the equivalent of in-state tuition and fees, testing, and licensing costs for students enrolled in one of the School’s teacher preparation programs. In return, graduates “pledge” to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.

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Schlecht to lead campus planning and design

March 21, 2023

Peter Schlecht has been selected as the new University Architect and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Planning & Design in Facilities Planning & Management.

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Goalie Cami Kronish raises the championship trophy above her head.

Seven national titles: Crowd shares Badgers’ joy at championship There were seven, count 'em, seven championship trophies on display at the Welcome Home event for the Badgers women's hockey team at LaBahn Arena on Monday night. No other collegiate women's hockey team has as many. See more

Photo by: Bryce Richter

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Adena Rissman: World Water Day

Wednesday, March 22 is World Water Day, a day devoted to the goal of safely managed water and sanitation by 2030.… More

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AP reporting on Russian attack on Ukraine wins Shadid award

March 21, 2023

The reporting team brought the shocking new realities of the war in Ukraine to an international audience and put pressure on Russia to open humanitarian corridors.


DOE renews funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center; UW–Madison hub to receive $27.5 million for 2023

March 17, 2023

The extension will allow GLBRC scientists to continue foundational research to enable the breakthroughs needed for the cost-effective conversion of non-food plants into low-carbon replacements for jet fuel, diesel and other fossil fuels.


Inaugural Bassam Z. Shakhashiri Public Science Engagement Award recognizes excellence in outreach

March 20, 2023

A conservation scientist with a goal of finding ways to equitably protect tropical forest biodiversity and a teaching faculty member whose outreach work has led to a method for teaching visually impaired students about nanotechnology received the award.