Taylor came to UW–Madison pursuing a Ph.D. in biochemistry but his education, both in and out of the college classroom, inspired him to write “Real Life.”
The annual contest offers funding for select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.
"I’ve been very lucky to have key teachers and mentors in my life. Without them, I wouldn’t have applied to college or run for student body president or applied for the Truman Scholarship. You have to find your allies and see your own potential.”
Through careful work with vulnerable and traumatized children, the reporters documented the unlawful use of seclusion and restraint in Illinois public schools, prompting state officials to impose an emergency ban on seclusion within a day of publication.
The award honors members of Congress whose actions and votes consistently reflect their commitment to fundamental science through funding investment for federal research agencies.
The school is one of 200 included in the 2020 edition of "The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment."
Open Doors Report lists UW–Madison as a leading university for study abroad and international students
UW–Madison is ranked No. 18 among all U.S. universities for the number of students studying abroad, according to report.
The competition, UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative, offers funds for investigative and infrastructure projects with the goal of supporting collaborative, multidisciplinary and transformative research.
UW–Madison ranked 23rd overall, as well as fifth in research expenditures and third in the number of science and engineering PhDs awarded.
Mackenzie Berry is the recipient of a $20,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only six recipients nationwide this year to receive the fellowship.