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Legal Affairs search seeks new vice chancellor

February 16, 2021

The vice chancellor for legal affairs is the chief legal officer of the university. Reporting to the chancellor, the vice chancellor serves as senior counselor to the chancellor and other senior university officials, and is a member of the chancellor's executive leadership team.

Students begin receiving second round of emergency federal COVID-19 aid

February 15, 2021

More than 4,000 are being awarded automatic grants. Also, some funds will be reserved for any undergraduate or graduate students experiencing emergency financial hardship.

Here’s what you should know about COVID-19 vaccination at UW–Madison

February 12, 2021

Since Jan. 5, when University Health Services began providing COVID-19 vaccines to members of the UW–Madison community, more than 7,000 shots have been given to eligible employees and students.

WARF’s UpStart program supports women and BIPOC entrepreneurs

February 12, 2021

Free entrepreneurial training program cultivates new businesses launched by women and people of color, contributing to Wisconsin’s economy

COVID-19 Response: Building access and testing updates for employees

February 11, 2021

This has been a significant week for campus, as enforcement of building access based on the Badger Badge began Wednesday. Early reports suggest widespread compliance: people are getting tested and arriving at building entrances prepared to show their green (access granted) Badger Badge screen.

UW-Madison driving Wisconsin’s economy, now and into the future

February 11, 2021

Powered by a top-ranked research program, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, its affiliate organizations and the startup companies coming out of the university have a total $30.8 billion annual statewide economic impact, equivalent to nearly 9% of Wisconsin’s $345 billion economy, according to a new report.

COVID questions: Is vaccine approved? What to expect afterward?

February 11, 2021

With thousands of Wisconsinites vaccinated and many thousands to come in the latest group recently announced for vaccination, there are five things people should know once vaccinated.

UW-Madison to Hold 13th Annual Recognition for Outstanding Women of Color on March 3

February 11, 2021

The thirteenth cohort of Outstanding Women of Color awardees will be honored at a virtual reception on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. CST…

Remembering Rachel Feldhay Brenner

February 11, 2021

Rachel Feldhay Brenner, the Elaine Marks WARF Professor of Jewish Studies at UW–Madison, died Feb. 4. Born in Poland, Brenner moved to Israel with her family before coming to Madison, where she became an internationally recognized scholar of Hebrew, Polish and Canadian literatures.

2021 Vilas Associates Competition awardees announced

February 10, 2021

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education has announced 23 faculty winners of the Vilas Associates Competition. The Vilas Associates…

Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work, part 3

February 10, 2021

Meet Ryan, a front desk supervisor, and Lance, a Badger Wellness Ambassador. They're two of the many people who make Safer Badgers work.

Student to student: An app created to connect classmates

February 10, 2021

The basic premise of the app is to connect students who’ve been kept apart by remote learning.

Student to student: Black History Month is more than just a month

February 10, 2021

Black history can mean appreciating an influential figure who lived long ago, or a deeply personal present-day connection. UW students tell what it means to them.

Philanthropist donates $10 million for new transplant clinic

February 9, 2021

Pleasant Rowland, who received a kidney transplant in 2012, says it's her way of saying thank you to the kidney donor and the University Hospital doctors and staff who made it happen.

UW–Madison launches new online degrees in business and marketplace studies through UW–Madison Online

February 9, 2021

UW–Madison Online is adding four more degrees in an ongoing effort to increase access for nontraditional students and meet demands of employers across the state and beyond.

Employees encouraged to take time off for well-being

February 9, 2021

Many employees have been deferring time off because they could not travel, spend time with family and friends, or get away from managing pandemic-related issues. But time off from work at regular intervals is important.

Going after winter — with an axe

February 6, 2021

Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event  presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.

Luo remembered as kind friend, brilliant scientist, lover of adventure

February 5, 2021

Graduate student Zhan “Ross” Luo died on Wednesday, Jan. 27, after a brief battle with T cell lymphoma.