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Sen. Baldwin visits Center for Dairy Research to learn how UW is supporting new dairy businesses

April 5, 2024

The CDR partners with the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association to offer technical assistance to dairy farmers and processors looking to improve the profitability of their operations.

Employers, students eager to connect at career fair

September 21, 2023

“Employers are really seeking UW–Madison students,” said Angie White, executive director of SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science.

Two deans reappointed after 5-year reviews

July 18, 2023

Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering Ian Robertson and Division of Extension Dean Karl Martin have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.

Kikkoman Foods Inc. marks 50th anniversary of brewing soy sauce in the U.S. with $3M gift to CALS

June 9, 2023

The donation will support two CALS research programs that aim to protect the resources that initially drew the world’s leading soy sauce producer to Wisconsin.

Runge sees bioenergy hub as model for doing ‘big research’

May 9, 2023

A first-generation college student with roots in farming and forest products, Troy Runge is looking for ways university researchers can partner with industry to help solve the hardest problems and make the world a better place.

UW–Madison biochemist named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski Scholar

May 9, 2023

UW biochemistry Provessor Judith Simcox has been named to the first cohort of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program in recognition of her outstanding early-career commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in science in research.

2 UW professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

May 3, 2023

Jo Handelsman and Shannon Stahl are among 120 scientists elected this year. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.

COVID market disruptions were tougher on small firms spread up and down supply chain

April 25, 2023

Research from UW–Madison shows that vertical integration can expose small business to greater risk during times of economic upheaval.

Meet the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients

April 6, 2023

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize some of the university’s finest educators.

Weather station network to expand across Wisconsin, aiding farmers and others

March 28, 2023

With the help of a statewide network of weather stations known as a mesonet, the state would be better equipped to deal with the future obstacles of a changing climate.

Earlier algae blooms, lingering toxins: Invasive species cause big changes to a lake’s microbial community

March 15, 2023

Two invasive species are having an outsized impact on toxic algae blooms according to a recent study from UW–Madison, which shows that algal toxins stay in water longer thanks to the combined effects of invasive species on Lake Mendota's microbial community.

UW students get taste of real-world learning

February 14, 2023

Through capstone courses, internships and partnerships with employers, students have worked on projects all over the state and nation.

With $9.3 million investment, UW–Madison will establish the Wisconsin Rural Partnership

December 16, 2022

Through research, outreach activities and partnership development, the effort will address the unique challenges facing rural communities

Marine Protected Area creates spillover benefits for tuna fishing in Hawaii

November 1, 2022

The study showed that catch rates in waters close to the protected area increased by about 54% for yellowfin tuna, about 12% for bigeye tuna and about 8% across all fish species.

Senate committee staff visit campus

July 12, 2022

Staff members from a U.S. Senate committee toured UW to learn how federal funds support UW research to genetically improve hemp, keep meat products safe, provide educational pathway for members of Wisconsin’s Tribal Nations, breed better varieties of fruits and vegetables, and encourage more entrepreneurship in the dairy industry.