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Go Big Read seeking book suggestions for 2020-21

November 6, 2019

UW-Madison’s common reading program is seeking submissions for the 2020-21 year. Once again, the theme is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation.

UW–Madison merits silver rating in first sustainability assessment

October 7, 2019

Actions included a University Housing initiative that in one year eliminated the need for more than 386,000 disposable food containers, and the diversion of more than 450 tons of organic waste from landfills to composting and an energy-producing anaerobic digester.

Faculty of Color reception 2019

September 25, 2019

Newly hired and recently promoted faculty of color were celebrated on Tuesday night at the UW–Madison Faculty of Color Reception at Memorial Union.

Chancellor welcomes new students at convocation

September 3, 2019

Incoming freshmen and transfer students were introduced to the traditions of campus today with an expanded slate of events surrounding the Chancellor’s Convocation.

Food safety subject of Go Big Read book

April 17, 2019

Deborah Blum’s “The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley and his work to ensure our food is safe.

Statement from Chancellor Blank on proposed capital budget

March 7, 2019

"These critical investments in our campus will help make sure we can continue to provide a world-class education for our students," Blank says.

Go Big Read seeking book suggestions

November 14, 2018

Once again, the theme for Go Big Read is “contemporary issues” — topics such as technology, climate change, health care, or any other issue that’s spurring conversation. Books can be fiction or nonfiction.

Foxconn invites students, faculty, alumni and others to Foxconn Days

October 12, 2018

During the two-day event, in addition to showcasing some of Foxconn’s cutting-edge global technology and innovations, Foxconn staff will be onsite to share more details about the Foxconn Institute for Research in Science and Technology (FIRST) and to discuss career opportunities with students.

President’s Oak lives on

October 11, 2018

On Wednesday morning, a graft from the long-standing, much-beloved President’s Oak was planted near Washburn Observatory during a ceremony celebrating both the future and the past.

Shalala returns for campus honor

September 8, 2018

Chancellor Emerita Donna Shalala returned to campus for her induction into the UW Athletic Hall of Fame and a tailgate party at Olin House.