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UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank will mark the beginning of a new academic year with the Chancellor's Convocation, an annual welcome to incoming freshmen and transfer students.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved the 2015-17 biennial budget proposal at a meeting at UW–Oshkosh.
In 1990, when first appointed as an associate dean in the University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate School, geographer Martin Cadwallader had no idea what was over the horizon. Twenty-four years later, after rising through the leadership ranks and serving for 13 years as dean of the Graduate School and vice chancellor for research, Cadwallader prepares to step down from one of the university’s most critical posts. At the end of August he willreturn to the faculty and a cherished role as teacher and scholar.
Sarah Mangelsdorf has been told about “Jump Around.” She’s enjoyed time on the Terrace for cheese curds and a view of Lake Mendota. And she’s run to Picnic Point a few times. “I consider myself doing an ethnography,” Mangelsdorf says. “You really can’t come in from the outside and have a vision for a place you don’t yet truly understand.”
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has joined the Council on Competitiveness, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that seeks to generate public policy solutions to drive U.S. economic growth.
For most of Paul M. DeLuca Jr.’s life, fall has signaled the beginning of a new school year. But not this fall. After more than four decades on campus, DeLuca will retire as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs on Aug. 4.
As part of a full-scale campus emergency-response exercise, members of the UW–Madison Police Department, Madison Fire and Police Departments, Dane County Sheriff’s Office, FBI and other regional agencies respond to mock reports of a simulated bomb incident with wounded victims during a running event at Camp Randall Stadium.
Aaron Olver, a former secretary of the state Department of Commerce and head of Madison’s economic development division, has been hired as managing director of University Research Park (URP).
A new trans-disciplinary research institute in the University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering is being created to drive technological advances that will enhance the success of U.S. industries and drive economic growth in the nation.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank today visited the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, completing her goal to visit each of the UW System's 13 four-year campuses in her first year leading the state's flagship university.
University of Wisconsin–Madison students performing spoken word, dance and drumming brought audience members to their feet at a surprise live performance during UW–Madison’s annual Arts Awards reception.
Student veterans and active-duty military members at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have a new resource to aid them to access state and federal benefits.
The Taliban thought bullets would silence Malala Yousafzai. But instead they made her voice stronger. Her book, “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban,” is the latest selection for Go Big Read, UW–Madison’s common-reading program.
A new $26 million competition swimming pool will be included in the renovation of the Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF) on the campus of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank joined colleagues including outgoing Provost Paul DeLuca and Interim Vice Provost Chris Olsen on Monday to recognize students for excellence in research.
Two entrepreneurial leaders and UW–Madison alumni have been named recipients of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Entrepreneurial Achievement Award - an honor that recognizes talented and creative UW graduates and faculty members who have built successful companies that create jobs and contribute to economic growth.
The state Legislature's Joint Committee on Employment Relations (JCOER) today approved the University of Wisconsin–Madison's HR Design personnel management system, giving the university an unprecedented chance to tailor its human resources system to the needs of a teaching and research institution.
Ahead of the April 24 one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is offering support to an international effort at improving working conditions in the country.
Sarah Mangelsdorf, dean of Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has been named UW–Madison’s provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced today.
Campus conversations around a revised leadership structure for the university’s research enterprise will continue over the next month, University Committee member Jo Ellen Fair told the Faculty Senate Monday.