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Go Big Read seeking book suggestions

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

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

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

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

Initiative focuses on advanced technology innovations in biomanufacturing

A $750,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. announced today (Sept. 6) establishes the Forward BIO Initiative, a collaborative effort to make Wisconsin a recognized center of excellence for biomanufacturing.

UW-Madison to cover tuition, fees for Madison College ‘Scholars of Promise’

A new agreement allows Madison College students who receive financial assistance through Madison College’s “Scholars of Promise” program and are admitted to UW–Madison to complete their bachelor’s degree at UW–Madison without bearing the cost of tuition and fees.

Book about Great Lakes chosen for Go Big Read

“The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” tells the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.

UW–Madison ranked No. 1 for Peace Corps for second year

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has once again been ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.

2017 UW–Madison winter commencement takes place on Sunday

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the 2017 University of Wisconsin–Madison winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Kohl Center.

‘Badger Promise’ program offers free tuition to first-generation Wisconsin transfer students at UW–Madison

Chancellor Rebecca Blank proposed the program earlier this year with the goal of expanding access for lower-income Wisconsin residents and preparing the Wisconsin workforce to meet employers’ changing needs.