Students of a UW–Madison special education teacher preparation program chatted with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a campus visit Monday. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Gov. Tony Evers also joined the talk.
The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing.
When the COVID-19 pandemic threw the world into turmoil in the spring of 2020, the experts at the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene instead got to work.
Campus leaders and students gathered on Saturday for a dedication ceremony for the Divine Nine Garden Plaza project on East Campus Mall.
“The two projects that are in the budget for this year are cornerstones for growth and success at UW–Madison,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank said.
The Athletic Director identifies, hires, supports, and evaluates head coaches in all 23 Badger varsity sports. The AD is responsible for the planning and operation of the unit’s $130 million annual budget.
The number of people in the UW–Madison community who have reported receiving at least one dose of the vaccine, whether on campus or off, now exceeds 10,000.
A message to faculty and staff on spring semester testing requirements; how to download the Safer Badgers app; privacy protection; and exposure notification.
After a host of reforms to increase student success, average undergraduate time to degree decreased to less than four calendar years for the first time in 2019 and continued to shorten in 2020.
There are now more than 2,500 students on campus receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise. The initiative is funded through private gifts and other institutional resources.
Given the significant increase of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across Wisconsin, UW–Madison is taking new steps to limit attendance and game day activity around Badgers football.
“This is a time of great complexity and challenge for colleges and universities,” Blank said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to address the many important issues affecting our student athletes and our athletic programs.”
Chancellor Rebecca Blank addresses students about the new 14-day student restrictions for health and safety instituted because of the rise in COVID-19 cases on campus.