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McBurney Center makes Forward in Access awards

October 24, 2019

The McBurney Disability Resource Center recognized partners who contribute to an inclusive campus community for students with disabilities. The McBurney Center relies on people across the university to play a role in those efforts.

UW2020 competition marks four years with Round 6 call for proposals

September 12, 2019

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 highly by Washington Monthly

August 27, 2019

UW–Madison ranked 23rd overall, as well as fifth in research expenditures and third in the number of science and engineering PhDs awarded.

First Wave alumna awarded major graduate fellowship

July 31, 2019

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.

UW partnerships take 1st, 2nd in Alliance for the American Dream competition

June 28, 2019

LIFT Dane shared first place for its plan to help Dane County families who are weighed down by fixable civil legal problems and We Care for Dane Kids shared second place with its multi-pronged approach to transform the county's early childhood and after school care sectors.

André De Shields ’70 wins best actor Tony for ‘Hadestown’

June 10, 2019

De Shields began his theatrical career at UW–Madison, graduating in 1970 and moving to New York City in 1973. His Broadway career includes "The Wiz" and "The Full Monty."

Three students named Goldwater Scholars for science excellence

May 8, 2019

All three recipients have conducted research as undergraduates and plan to pursue doctorates in their respective fields.

SPA honors employees who help students

May 8, 2019

The Student Personnel Association recognized six distinguished UW–Madison employees for their work in student services during its annual reception April 25.

The winners: Cool Science Images 2019

April 18, 2019

Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2019 Cool Science Image Contest. The contest recognizes the technical and creative skills required to capture images or video that document science or nature.

UW–Madison engineering alum awarded prominent fellowship

April 16, 2019

Bailey Flanigan is a 2019 recipient of the prestigious Hertz Fellowship for young researchers. Eleven fellows were awarded as much as $250,000, allowing them to pursue innovative lines of research.

University Staff Award recipients announced

April 2, 2019

Eight members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison community have been selected by the University Staff Awards Selection Committee to receive the 2019 University Staff Recognition Award. They were recognized for their achievement at an event March 29.

EatStreet snaps up campus award for entrepreneurship

November 20, 2018

EatStreet now serves more than 15,000 restaurants in more than 275 cities. It has 175 employees at its headquarters, just off the Capitol Square in Madison, and more than 1,200 drivers.

UW–Madison physics professor receives Moore Inventor Fellowship

November 15, 2018

Victor Brar is making new light sources the old-fashioned way, developing one to fill a niche where lasers are too expensive and LEDs inefficient.

Professor Clark-Pujara honored by UW System

October 23, 2018

UW System honored UW–Madison Associate Professor of Afro-American Studies Christy Clark-Pujara with an Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award. In addition, former Dean of Students Lori Berquam received the 2018 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People.

UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 7, 2018

The grand prize went to NovoMoto, which packages and sells solar lighting systems under an innovative rent-to-own program in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

SPA honors employees who help students

April 27, 2018

The Student Personnel Association recognized eight distinguished UW–Madison employees for their work in student services.