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Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.
A new agreement allows Madison College students who receive financial assistance through Madison College’s “Scholars of Promise” program and are admitted to UW–Madison to complete their bachelor’s degree at UW–Madison without bearing the cost of tuition and fees.
The new program offers a path to finishing a degree to adults 25 and older and veterans of any age who have previous college credit but no degree.
The Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wisconsin–Madison held a community event for prospective students at the Goodman Branch of the Madison Public Library. The event was designed to inform prospective college students about admissions and financial assistance.
The average student loan debt for those graduating from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree fell from $28,768 to $28,255 in 2016. And the UW’s loan default rate is well below the national level.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is announcing two new efforts to help ensure it is accessible and affordable to transfer students from across the state.
Royalties from the sale of licensed UW–Madison merchandise set a record in 2015-16, exceeding $4.4 million.
Over her 17 years as the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s trademark licensing director, Cindy Van Matre has protected the UW trademark and helped expand it into …
Once fully funded, the gifts will generate about $4.5 million in annual scholarships to recruit and retain outstanding students.