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UW–Madison ranked first among public universities by Washington Monthly

August 30, 2021

“The Monthly’s rankings are crafted to push institutions of higher learning to be engines of upward mobility, scientific progress, and democratic participation,” the magazine explains.

UW–Madison test-optional admissions policy extended through summer 2023

August 20, 2020

The move to a test-optional approach for at least two years reflects both an immediate response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and a broader desire by the university to study over time how such a policy might alter the composition of its incoming classes.

UW–Madison will not require standardized test scores for fall 2020 applicants

July 29, 2020

Through a waiver of University of Wisconsin System admissions policy, prospective freshman applying this fall to UW–Madison will not be required to submit ACT or SAT scores. The university will go before the board in August to seek a longer-term waiver of the test requirement.

Fall ad campaign busts myths about UW–Madison

September 14, 2018

Fans tuning in to Badger football and other fall sports will be able to catch UW–Madison’s “Mythbusters” campaign. Six different ads created to dispel common myths associated with the university are currently rotating during televised Badger sporting events and numerous digital and social platforms.

Local high school students participate in UW–Madison paid internship program

August 1, 2018

Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.

Interim director for admissions and recruitment named

August 8, 2016

André E. Phillips has been named interim director of the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

College admission conundrum?

April 23, 2014

As college admissions letters crisscross the country, we wonder about standardized testing. Do the SAT and ACT accurately anticipate college success? Are they essential gauges of a student’s potential and ability?

Response from Provost Paul M. DeLuca, Jr. on UW–Madison admissions practices

April 8, 2014

Provost Paul M. DeLuca, Jr. issued the following statement on Monday, April 7 in response to inquiries about UW–Madison’s approach to diversity and admissions from…