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Search begins for new vice chancellor for university relations

May 6, 2024

The vice chancellor for university relations is responsible for leading university interactions with key stakeholders including federal, state, local and tribal government leaders, community organizations, business and industry, and visitors to campus.

Saturday update on Library Mall encampment

May 4, 2024

Earlier today, for a little more than an hour, campus leaders engaged in a fourth conversation with student protest organizers to continue to discuss protest organizers’ concerns and expectations and to lay the foundation to resolve the tent encampment on Library Mall.

Friday update on Library Mall encampment

May 3, 2024

UW-Madison is providing the following updates on Friday, May 3. Since yesterday morning, campus leaders and protest organizers have held three meetings to understand protest…

Brelynn Bille, Josh Baston named winners of 2024 Herfurth-Kubly Awards 

May 3, 2024

The awards are given annually to two seniors who have made the most effective use of their time at UW–Madison.

Pancreatic cancer is difficult to treat. Nano-drugs hitching a ride on bacteria could help.

May 2, 2024

Mice treated with the therapeutic-laden bacteria experienced delayed tumor growth and significantly longer survival compared with mice that received other treatments.

Investigation of former UWPD chief substantiates policy violations

May 2, 2024

An investigation of former UWPD Chief Kristen Roman conducted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of Human Resources substantiated multiple violations of university employment policies…

Wednesday evening update on Library Mall encampment

May 1, 2024

UW–Madison remains supportive of peaceful protest compliant with the law and campus protest policies and deeply values the constitutionally protected right to free expression.

UW–Madison physicist Francis Halzen elected to National Academy of Sciences 

May 1, 2024

Halzen directs the UW–Madison Institute for Elementary Particle Physics Research and is the principal investigator of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory.

APIDA Heritage Month builds community through food and fellowship

May 1, 2024

April at the University of Wisconsin–Madison marks the annual celebration of APIDA Heritage Month. This year’s theme, “Ingredients, Identities, and Intersectionality,” recognized the close connection between food and identity, particularly within the APIDA community.

Commencement: Meet two new grads

May 1, 2024

Some students set to graduate at this month's spring commencement have already made their mark on the world.

Statement from Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman

May 1, 2024

Universities of Wisconsin President Jay Rothman issued this statement today regarding the enforcement action at UW–Madison.

Chancellor Mnookin update on Library Mall tent encampment

May 1, 2024

This morning around 7 a.m., the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), in concert with partner law enforcement agencies and with my authorization, cleared the unlawful tent encampment on Library Mall.

Wednesday UWPD update on Library Mall encampment

May 1, 2024

An encampment of protestors on Library Mall was dispersed after 7 a.m. Wednesday by officers from UWPD, assisted by state and local law enforcement. At least 12 people were arrested, including several who resisted arrest. It is not yet clear how many are affiliated with UW–Madison. Multiple tents were taken down and disassembled to remove the encampment. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Experts available for interviews on H5N1

April 30, 2024

The avian flu H5N1 has made the jump to mammals, including cattle, and inactive remnants of the virus have been found in grocery store milk. Experts from UW–Madison are available to discuss questions about H5N1 risk to human health, pets and more.

Update from UW–Madison experts on bird flu spread

April 30, 2024

UW experts are assisting efforts to track and research the virus with an eye toward minimizing risk to human health and protecting the state’s agricultural sector.

An electrifying discovery may help doctors deliver more effective gene therapies

April 30, 2024

The researchers exposed liver cells to short electric pulses — and those gentle zaps caused the liver cells to take in more than 40 times the amount of gene therapy material compared to cells that were not exposed to pulsed electric fields.

81 students join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 30, 2024

Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others.