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New commercial highlights Badger values, from studious to well-deserved fun

September 26, 2022

Beginning with black-and-white pictures from the past, then segueing to a current colorful campus, the commercial makes it clear — no matter how much has changed, our values haven’t.    

Students explore their futures at career fair

September 21, 2022

Students from schools and departments all over campus went to the Fall Career & Internship Fair on Sept. 19-20 at the Gordon Dining & Event Center, to explore possible futures.

Chancellor Mnookin tours dairy farm, highlights research efforts

September 13, 2022

The visit to two dairy farms highlighted the Dairy Innovation Hub, a partnership that conducts research and offers support to Wisconsin's dairy industry.

Remembering Layne Hailu

September 1, 2022

The junior who passed away in Madison on Aug. 19 is being remembered by friends as a changemaker and innovator. He was also passionate about sports, music and was known for his infectious smile and generous nature. 

Student speaker Marina Kerekes ready to inspire incoming Badgers at Convocation

August 30, 2022

“Only at a school as supportive and encouraging of exploration as UW can you enter your freshman year pre-law and two summers later, find yourself in a rainforest with monkey feces on your arm.”

Podestá to step down as International Division vice provost and dean; Gerhart to serve in interim role

July 26, 2022

Guido Podestá, who has led the division for the past 10 years, is credited with bolstering and expanding international engagement at UW–Madison.

More news, more worry during pandemic

July 20, 2022

“What we’d hope is that you could counter uncertainty by learning more about the world ... (but) that wasn’t the case with COVID-19," says researcher Markus Brauer. "Higher media consumption — seeking out the news — was associated with more emotional distress.”

‘Were U Wondering’ … how math can tame traffic?

July 19, 2022

Laura Albert, professor of industrial and systems engineering, uses math and science to explain traffic congestion — and what can be done to alleviate it.

Haveman was instrumental in founding of UW’s La Follette School

July 12, 2022

Robert Haveman, former director of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and the Institute for Research on Poverty, died June 18. He is being remembered as "a world-class scholar, teacher and public servant.”

On Wisconsin magazine wins multiple awards in international competition

July 12, 2022

Judges from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education praised the UW–Madison alumni publication for its “bold yet clean design,” “fantastic photography” and “very strong writing.”

Were U Wondering … how vaccines work?

July 12, 2022

Ann Palmenberg, professor of virology and biochemistry, explains how vaccines trick your immune system into thinking you've had an infection so you'll be protected when a real virus comes along.

UW–Madison, College of Menominee Nation renew student transfer partnership

July 11, 2022

The contract allows a qualified students to begin postsecondary education as a freshman at CMN and be guaranteed admission as a transfer student at UW–Madison after completing three academic years, or 30 transferable credits.

Chemist Randall Goldsmith named a Schmidt Science Polymath

July 5, 2022

The UW–Madison professor's multidisciplinary approach to studying chemical and biophysical systems earned a $2.5 million award from the philanthropic organization founded by the former CEO of Google.