Category Society & Culture
A new UW–Madison program that provides free tuition for students from low- and moderate-income households comes at a good time for families struggling with the consequences of a depressed farm economy.
Many students arrive at UW–Madison unsure of what they will study or what career they'll choose. They they find, among the many possibilities offered on campus, what they want to do. Here are three.
Tracy Drier wants to increase interest in scientific glassblowing as a career choice by demonstrating the precision and artistry involved in constructing these delicate, almost ice-like glass instruments.
Nominations are open for the 2019 UW–Madison Community-University Partnership Awards that recognize the work of UW–Madison faculty, staff and students, and their community partners as…
Raimey is believed to have been the first African-American woman to graduate from UW–Madison. And that is just the beginning of her story, as we continue our series UW Women at 150.
The School of Education was the highest-rated public school of education and ranked third overall. Business, engineering, nursing, law and other graduate programs also ranked highly.
From February through June, we will be highlighting the ways that UW–Madison changes lives for the better throughout the state of Wisconsin. March’s theme is Affordability…
Last fall, UW–Madison welcomed the first students served by the Badger Ready program, which helps students resuming their college education after a significant break.
The Division of Continuing Studies created about 30 customized courses last year, covering a disparate range of topics from dealing with dementia for nursing-home staff to distance learning and writing in the workplace.
The program allows incoming freshmen to earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.
Drawing on Ebling Library's vast collection of health sciences materials, a new exhibition entitled "Staggering Losses: World War 1 & the Influenza Pandemic of 1918" seeks to tell the story of WWI, its impact on modern medicine, and the forgotten people who fought in it. We talked with Micaela Sullivan-Fowler, a librarian at Ebling who curated the exhibition, about what she learned and why people should still care about WWI.
"13 demands" recounts the Black Student Strike of February 1969 through the memories of more than two dozen people who organized, participated in or witnessed it. The protest, surging and ebbing over roughly two weeks, was among the largest in the university’s history.
Nothing spruces up a frozen lake like a life-size replica of the top of the Statue of Liberty.
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