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Student organization status update

May 23, 2024

UW-Madison is providing an update on the status of several registered student organizations (RSOs).

Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Socials

May 21, 2024

This annual event serves as a gesture of thanks for employees’ hard work and dedication throughout the academic year by serving our world-famous Babcock ice cream.

UW–Madison engineers mark 3D printing milestone in race to in-space manufacturing

May 20, 2024

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have taken a step toward in-space manufacturing of replacement electronic components by successfully 3D printing RAM device units in zero gravity for the first time.

A new history brings to life people, places and innovations of Wisconsin astronomy

May 16, 2024

A new book, Chasing the Stars: How the Astronomers of Observatory Hill Transformed Our Understanding of the Universe traces the history of astronomy in Wisconsin and at UW–Madison, beginning with the Indigenous mound builders through the construction of Washburn Observatory to the present day, bringing to life the people, places and innovations that have made Wisconsin an important contributor to our understanding of the universe.

A hub for community connection in South Madison

May 16, 2024

“UWSMP is more than just a building—it's a space that breaks down barriers and sparks collaboration,” notes Brenda González, director of community relations at UW–Madison. “We are a resource for South Madison and our partners, and our team is delighted to welcome community members into the space every day.”

Forbes names UW–Madison as ‘new Ivy’

May 16, 2024

Hiring managers are increasingly turning to these 20 public and private institutions for graduates who are better prepared to enter the workforce, as they’ve done much to improve their students’ readiness over the past five years, Forbes said.

Chancellor Mnookin message following agreement to resolve Library Mall tent encampment

May 10, 2024

I am pleased to share that we have reached an agreement with Students for Justice in Palestine to end its encampment on Library Mall, which is being cleared now.

Agreement reached to resolve Library Mall tent encampment

May 10, 2024

On Friday, May 10, campus leaders and student representatives from Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) reached a resolution to end the encampment on Library Mall. 

Stability relies on dispersal in parasitic relationship between aphids and wasps.

May 10, 2024

Researchers combined experiments with mathematical modeling to learn that dispersal of organisms involved in parasitic relationships through space can play an important role in balancing the effects of both ecology and evolution on those relationships.

Mother’s Day is Sunday: UW–Madison experts available

May 9, 2024

Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss the state of motherhood, questions of gender balance within families and what the day means to different people.

UW–Madison to celebrate 2024 spring commencement this weekend

May 8, 2024

In total, the university anticipates that nearly 8,600 students will be earning degrees — 6,236 bachelor’s degrees, 1,394 master’s degrees and 968 PhDs.

Mentor award winners guide undergraduate learning

May 8, 2024

The nominations for this year’s recipients read like a textbook of great mentoring practices – meeting students where they’re at, getting to know them as scholars and individuals, and guiding their learning with just the right mix of challenge and support.

May 8 update on Library Mall encampment

May 8, 2024

After numerous meetings over the past week between campus leaders and student protest organizers and their faculty liaisons connected to the illegal encampment, discussions broke down when students and their faculty liaisons walked out of today’s meeting. Campus leaders are disappointed by this decision, especially as they have engaged in a good faith effort to find a resolution to this situation.

Updates on free expression and campus protests

May 7, 2024

UW-Madison supports free expression and the right to safe and lawful protest. The university is regularly updating a website with news and media updates, relevant policies and support resources.