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Blank’s Slate: You don’t have to miss observing Earth Day

April 16, 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank urges you to participate in a virtual Earth Day conference sponsored by the Nelson Institute on April 20. And learn more about the history of the Nelson Institute as it celebrates 50 years.

Video: Chancellor Rebecca Blank addresses COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Chancellor Blank is thanking everyone for their flexibility and willingness to make changes that "aren't easy or comfortable" in response to COVID-19. "I can't tell you exactly what tomorrow or the next day is going to bring, but I can tell you this: The safety and well-being of every member of our UW–Madison family is, and will remain, my top priority."

Update on coronavirus and spring break travel

February 26, 2020

བོད་ཡིག Tibetan    中文 Chinese    Español   Hmoob   नेपाली Nepali The following message was sent from Chancellor Rebecca Blank to…

Blank’s Slate: Potential for collaboration statewide

January 21, 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank visited Eau Claire, Wausau, Stevens Point and Black River Falls this month, connecting with local leaders and alumni while touring major businesses and bringing a gift to the Ho-Chunk Nation.

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.