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Members of the campus community will have an opportunity to say what qualities they would like to see in the next provost at a town hall meeting Dec. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Union South.
University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Drew Birrenkott has been awarded a 2014 Rhodes Scholarship. He joins an elite group of students that have received one of the top honors in higher education.
The research advances at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Hancock Agricultural Research Station are keeping vegetable growers on the cutting edge of the industry, producers told Chancellor Rebecca Blank during a tour of the facility Tuesday.
For the second year in a row, funding will be reallocated to a Critical Compensation Fund aimed at offering targeted salary increases to UW–Madison faculty and staff.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) today announced the launch of a major new partnership focused on entrepreneurship on the UW–Madison campus, building on a long legacy of collaboration to move scientific innovation to the marketplace.
A committee to help select the next provost of the University of Wisconsin–Madison has begun its work, with a new provost expected to be in place sometime during the spring semester.
The investment made in science at UW–Madison and colleges and universities across the United States helps drive the country’s economy directly through the creation of new companies based on that science, according to a new report released today by The Science Coalition. “Sparking Economic Growth 2.0” highlights 100 companies that trace their roots to federally funded university research — including Cellular Dynamics International and Virent, a pair of Wisconsin companies that emerged from Madison’s campus.
As the University of Wisconsin–Madison makes plans to create a new framework for diversity and inclusion, each member of the UW–Madison community is being asked to bear shared responsibility for success — moving “Forward Together.”
Ruth Ozeki sees her work as a collaborative effort. She writes novels, but she says it’s her readers who finish the job.
Over the past three years, students looking ahead to their University of Wisconsin–Madison graduation have discussed several potential changes to the structure of spring commencement exercises.
Student loan repayment rates at UW–Madison students are well above the national average, according to recently released federal data.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Monday spoke to the Faculty Senate about critical issues facing UW–Madison including the need to ensure financial stability at an institutional level, improve relations with legislators, and shrink the pay gap with our peers.
The 2013 Fall University Roundtable series kicks off Oct. 9 with a presentation by Chancellor Rebecca Blank about the future of UW–Madison.
What’s so wonderful about the University of Wisconsin–Madison? You’re about to find out. The "Share the Wonderful" annual giving campaign kicks off its second year in October and runs through the end of the year.
Richard Cordray, director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will speak at a field hearing of the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission on "Starting Early: Youth and Post-Secondary Financial Education" on the UW–Madison campus Wednesday, Sept. 25.
“A Tale for the Time Being” is a sprawling book that spans both time and the globe, but at heart, it’s a story about the relationship between a writer and a reader. The new novel from critically acclaimed and best-selling author Ruth Ozeki is the selection for the fifth year of Go Big Read, UW–Madison’s common-reading program.
With more than 60,000 students, faculty and staff on campus, a few prominent names are bound to repeat — sometimes with unexpected results. Here are a few of UW–Madison’s name-tag doppelgängers, including David Ward, Liz Waters and Gary Anderson/Andersen.
A video conference for faculty, staff, and community constituents to share priority issues for the UW System and the qualities sought in a new president for the UW System will be held this Thursday, Sept. 12.
A longtime UW–Madison administrator, a physicist and former engineering professor, a university leader with a background as a high school principal in Kenya, and a scholar of religion and social justice are among the finalists hoping to lead the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Chancellor’s Scholars and Powers-Knapp Scholars Programs.
A progress report, compiled following the fourth year of UW–Madison’s five-year strategic framework highlights accomplishments in priorities related to undergraduate education; research; resource stewardship; recruitment, retention and diversity; and the Wisconsin Idea.