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Meet the 2022 Academic Staff Excellence Award winners

April 14, 2022

Each year, UW–Madison recognizes outstanding academic staff members who’ve excelled in leadership, public service, research and teaching. They bring the university’s mission to life and ensure that the Wisconsin Idea extends far beyond the campus and the state.

Four UW–Madison students awarded prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarships

April 11, 2022

Each university in the country may nominate up to four undergraduates for the annual award. To have all four candidates win is remarkable.

WISELI recognized for improving gender diversity in academia

September 7, 2021

Today, WISELI views UW–Madison as a “living laboratory” to study gender equity, diversity, and climate; implement evidence-based solutions; and measure success.

UW–Madison wins federal Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award

April 22, 2021

The federal education department cited the university’s “deep legacy of environmental stewardship” and said it remains “a leader in environment- and sustainability-related research, education, and operations.”

Associated Press palm oil investigation wins 2021 Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics

March 23, 2021

The winners went to extraordinary lengths to interview more than 130 current and former palm oil workers in Indonesia and Malaysia, capturing the stories of the vulnerable people producing one of the most ubiquitous commodities on the planet.

Enter your best science images in the 2021 Cool Science Image Contest 

March 22, 2021

To celebrate the exploratory and artistic value of those images and videos, the 11th annual Cool Science Image Contest is soliciting the best visuals from members of the UW–Madison community.

UW alumnus Brandon Taylor one of six finalists for prestigious Booker Prize

November 19, 2020

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.”

Fall Research Competition continues to support researchers, graduate students

August 18, 2020

The annual contest offers funding for select research projects across each faculty division — biological sciences, physical sciences, social sciences and the arts and humanities.

Promising research projects win funding

May 7, 2020

Twelve projects have been chosen for the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative. The goal is to stimulate groundbreaking research and acquire equipment that will foster significant scientific advances.

Atypical path leads student to Truman Scholarship, one of country’s top academic honors

April 15, 2020

"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.”