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The university’s research enterprise is a powerful economic engine as well as a creator of knowledge and innovation. The benefits are felt throughout the state and beyond.
The plan calls for a six-library hub system to enhance the reach, consistency, and depth of services, create a cohesive campus library identity, while reducing the Libraries’ physical footprint on campus.
Kyra Fox and Ross Dahlke were among 228 students nationwide who made it to the final stage of the competition.
“It is essential that individual departments, schools/colleges and the entire university not only respond appropriately to all complaints and concerns of sexual harassment and violence, but also work proactively to create positive and inclusive environments for students and employees,” says Title IX Coordinator Lauren Hasselbacher.
UW–Madison’s commitment to a safe and welcoming learning environment includes a process for students to report incidents of bias or hate and to receive support.
Vice Provost and University Librarian Ed Van Gemert announced in September that he will retire in May after 36 years of continuous employment with the UW–Madison General Library System.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank plans to strengthen student services and the student experience at UW–Madison through the creation of a vice chancellor for student affairs.
The two-day Diversity Forum on Nov. 7 and 8 proved popular, with about 650 people taking in all or part of the first day, and for the first time, a second day of workshops, which drew about 250 participants.
UW–Madison officials shared results today from the university’s first ever campus-wide climate survey, pledging to use the findings to make the campus more welcoming to all students.
The 34 students were excited to find research projects directly related to their field of study, and also to do good for the world.
The Office of the Provost is soliciting proposals from faculty, staff and students for the 2018 Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment grant…
This fall, UW–Madison welcomed 6,610 freshmen — the largest incoming class in the university’s history, up 2.8 percent from last year. Of the group, 3,746 are Wisconsin residents, up from 3,671 in 2016.
Van Gemert’s retirement follows 46 years of work with libraries, and 2018 will mark 36 years of continuous employment with the General Library System.
“We are incredibly proud of the education and Wisconsin experience we offer students,” says Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf. “Our faculty and staff are among the best in the world.”
The event will honor 39 recently-promoted faculty of color and welcome 13 new faculty of color to campus.
The comprehensive reviews will assess each dean's academic and administrative leadership and performance in such areas as external relations and resource management.
A nationally recognized expert in developing academic leadership, Jenny Faust been named director of the new office that will be created by the merger of the Office of Quality Improvement (OQI) and Administrative Process Redesign (APR).
Amy Gilman will lead the Chazen Museum of Art as its new director starting Sept. 11. Gilman has worked at the Toledo Museum of Art since 2005, most recently as deputy director.
Created “for the advancement of learning,” Vilas Research Professorships are granted to candidates with proven research ability and unusual qualifications and promise.