University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank was named the 2015 winner of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize by the American Academy of Political and Social Science on Tuesday. Named after the late senator, the Moynihan Prize honors individuals who use sound analysis and social science research to inform public policy while also contributing to the public discourse on society’s most pressing issues.
In honor of the remarkable $100 million dollar gift from alumni John and Tashia Morgridge, an equally amazing flavor has been developed by Babcock Hall Dairy Plant to celebrate.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has received a landmark gift of $100 million from John and Tashia Morgridge, representing one of the largest single contributions from individual donors in the history of the institution.
A committee reviewing the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s internal budget process is recommending a new model that would establish transparent, objective metrics to drive resource allocation decisions in the areas of instruction and research.
In response to state legislative directives to reduce fund balances, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has lowered its tuition balance by 41 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report.
The Chancellor's Convocation, a Wisconsin Welcome event for incoming freshmen and transfer students, was held Friday, Aug. 29, at the Kohl Center. It highlighted a theme fundamental to the university: service.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has joined the Council on Competitiveness, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that seeks to generate public policy solutions to drive U.S. economic growth.
Four finalists for provost of the University of Wisconsin–Madison will give public presentations starting March 24.
UW-Madison should develop a budget model that aligns resources with the university’s core missions, rewards innovation and provides flexibility necessary to accommodate change and growth, a campus committee is recommending.
After an almost 13-year stint leading the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s vast research and graduate education enterprise, Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Martin Cadwallader announced today he is stepping down from the post to return to the faculty.
As campus prepares for double-digit below zero temperatures early next week, employees are reminded to take extra precautions to prepare for the extremely cold weather.
What’s so wonderful about the University of Wisconsin–Madison? You’re about to find out. The "Share the Wonderful" annual giving campaign kicks off its second year in October and runs through the end of the year.
Richard Cordray, director of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will speak at a field hearing of the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission on "Starting Early: Youth and Post-Secondary Financial Education" on the UW–Madison campus Wednesday, Sept. 25.
With more than 60,000 students, faculty and staff on campus, a few prominent names are bound to repeat — sometimes with unexpected results. Here are a few of UW–Madison’s name-tag doppelgängers, including David Ward, Liz Waters and Gary Anderson/Andersen.
For University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank, the fall semester will bring many campus "firsts." She shares this with the incoming class of first-year and transfer students, whom she'll officially welcome at the 2013 Chancellor's Convocation, held on Friday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. in the Kohl Center.
As the new chancellor, Rebecca Blank has plenty on her plate. But on Monday, she got the scoop on a new Babcock ice cream, named in her honor.
Rebecca Blank is building bridges across Wisconsin. A top priority of the new University of Wisconsin–Madison chancellor is strengthening relationships with UW System colleagues, with the governor and state legislators, with community leaders and with alumni.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank today launched a new blog on her official UW website to stay in regular, online communication regarding the issues the university is facing.
Rebecca Blank’s first days as UW–Madison’s 29th chancellor will be filled with meetings, hashing out the many pressing issues the leader of a major research and teaching institution must tackle. But on Monday, she took some time to greet high school seniors and their families on the Visitor & Information Programs tour.