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UW–Madison remains 8th in research ranking, surpasses $1.5 billion in research expenditures 

November 30, 2023

The NSF today released its Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) data showing a 10% increase in research expenditures at UW–Madison over the previous fiscal year, or more than $143 million for the period covering July 2021 and the end of June 2022.


University Relations leader to retire in 2024

November 30, 2023

Following a distinguished career leading the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s government and corporate relations, communications and marketing efforts, Vice Chancellor for University Relations Charles Hoslet will retire at the end of the 2023-24 academic year.


Antarctica’s ancient ice sheets foreshadow dynamic changes in Earth’s future

November 29, 2023

Identifying how and why Antarctica's major ice sheets behaved the way they did in the early Miocene could help inform understanding of the sheets' behavior under a warming climate.

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Putting all the blocks together After beating archrival Nebraska on Friday and Iowa on Saturday, the Badgers volleyball team enters the NCAA tournament as the top regional seed and the No. 3 seed overall. See more

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Diversity Forum inspires conversations on religious identity and inclusion

November 20, 2023

Faith leaders talked about ways to foster respectful dialogue with others holding diverse religious beliefs, and how attendees can empower faculty and staff to support students on their personal faith journeys.

Veterinary medicine

Watch: Getting hands-on with wildlife

November 20, 2023

Veterinary students were nervous at first in the wildlife clinic rotation, but they quickly gained confidence. By the end of the rotation, every student knew they wanted to be able to incorporate wildlife medicine into their practice after graduating.


Two new UW–Madison-led studies inform outlook on scaling of carbon removal technologies

November 21, 2023

The research makes it clear that ensuring the sustained well-being of our planet requires a more serious commitment toward new carbon dioxide removal technologies and a faster scale-up of their production.