Tag Academics

Stressed by finals? Paws and Relax

What better way to get a break from finals then to pet a contented dog? Plenty of students took the chance to pet Charlie and Nugget during what was called a "Paws and Relax" de-stress session hosted by the University Bookstore on Dec. 13.

New campus-wide effort provides coordinated training for hundreds of peer tutors

Nearly 250 UW–Madison peer tutors took part in campus-wide training recently. Peer tutors are high-performing students who provide academic help to fellow students, with proven academic and social development benefits.

New Korean language flagship program to launch

“This ambitious new program will offer unprecedented opportunities for UW–Madison students to study Korean language and culture on campus and overseas to a level that few other U.S. citizens achieve,” says Dianna Murphy, Director of the Language Institute.

Now’s the time: Tips for starting spring semester strong

Don’t be afraid to say hello to the person next to you in your new classes. It may be hard to get back…

Badger athletic teams are leaders in academic performance

The Wisconsin football, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's golf and women's hockey teams all earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for posting scores in the top 10 percent of their sport.

UW-Madison places highly in worldwide ranking of universities

MADISON – The University of Wisconsin–Madison has once again placed highly in the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The ARWU, conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranked UW–Madison 28th in the world and 21st nationally. It is the second-highest ranking of any Big Ten school, just behind the University of Michigan, which came in 23rd.