Tag Federal relations
UW–Madison hosts secretary of Veterans Affairs, highlights student veterans’ experience
In a visit to UW–Madison, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough met with Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin and a roundtable of 11 student veterans and staff members, with a focus on how best to support UW's more than 2,000 military-connected students.
With $9.3 million investment, UW–Madison will establish the Wisconsin Rural Partnership
Through research, outreach activities and partnership development, the effort will address the unique challenges facing rural communities
Senate committee staff visit campus
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.
Federal lawmakers visit UW–Madison units in south, west Madison
Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Mark Pocan showed their support of UW–Madison on April 15 during stops at the West Madison Agricultural Research Station and the UW Odyssey Project in the UW South Madison Partnership office.
Secretary of Education chats with UW students
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.
NOAA listening session to focus on weather research, forecasting improvements
“It’s an honor to have NOAA leadership visiting campus,” says Associate Vice Chancellor Steve Ackerman. “It acknowledges our history and expertise in this area of science and recognizes that we have important contributions to make."
UW–Madison to co-lead $10 million grant to cultivate STEM faculty
To broaden participation in STEM programs and fields, the National Science Foundation awarded a five-year, $10 million NSF INCLUDES Alliance grant to be co-led by UW–Madison’s Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.