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Sifting and winnowing turns 125: The tumultuous story of three little words

September 17, 2019

Sifting and winnowing has a special meaning at UW–Madison. Those words were first shared on Sept. 18, 1894, by the UW Board of Regents in defense of a professor named Richard Ely. How did an agricultural phrase come to symbolize academic freedom?

Know before you go: Campus policies on free speech and protests

August 28, 2019

As the new academic year gets underway, university officials are reminding students of guidelines that will help keep them safe and in good standing as they exercise their rights to free speech and free expression.

UW-Madison to launch online Master’s in clinical nutrition to meet growing demand

October 10, 2016

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved an online master of science degree with a focus on clinical nutrition, among the first of its kind in the U.S.