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Three teams and one individual have been chosen to receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s 2014 Administrative Improvement Award.
UW-Madison was named one of the nation's best values in higher education by the Princeton Review, placing in the top 75 of Best Value Public Schools.
Undergraduate student loan debt at the University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to be below the national, state and UW System averages, according to the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA).
Student loan repayment rates at UW–Madison students are well above the national average, according to recently released federal data.
A familiar face will lead the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Chancellor’s and Powers-Knapp Scholarship Programs. Gloria Hawkins, assistant dean for multicultural affairs in the UW School of Medicine and Public Health since 1994, will move from the west end of campus to an office in Bascom Hall. She plans to begin her new position as an assistant vice provost and director of the programs on Dec. 1.
Rhonda Norsetter arrived on the UW–Madison campus as a student in 1964. Nearly 50 years later, she leaves as one of the most respected federal relations officers in American higher education.
UW-Madison students during the past two years have been among the top colleges in the nation in repaying many of their student loans, particularly federal loans given through the university, federal data shows.
Some federal funding to UW–Madison could be in jeopardy if Congress does not act before March 1 to avoid a set of spending cuts in passed in 2011.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison was highly ranked in several categories in a recent report on college completion published Monday by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Two consecutive Rose Bowl appearances have been very good for the Wisconsin Badgers football program. But the recent run of on-field success is also benefiting students in campus classrooms and libraries.
Chancellor Biddy Martin, in a move to protect some low- and middle-income UW–Madison students from a proposed tuition hike, is asking to use $2.3 million from the increases for need-based financial aid.
After a hugely successful first year, Scholarships@UW-Madison is looking forward to more success in helping students in the 2010-11 academic year.
Seventeen undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are the first recipients of new need-based scholarships in environmental studies that promote community service.
Quite simply, financial aid can be a complex topic for students and their families to navigate.
Beginning with the 2010-11 academic year, the University of Wisconsin–Madison is joining thousands of other U.S. higher education institutions in the Federal Direct Student Loan Program.
Student finances aren't supposed to be funny. Wally Douma decided to change that.
Business magazine Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranked the University of Wisconsin–Madison No. 14 in a national ranking of the best values in American public universities.
Parents and high school counselors trying to persuade high schoolers that a college education pays off have a new tool at their disposal: a Web site that calculates how much better off an individual expects to be over her or his lifetime with a college degree, compared to just a high school diploma.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Engineering is proposing to phase in a $700-per-semester tuition differential to address the rising cost of engineering education and to remain competitive with other colleges of engineering. The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will consider the proposal at its June 5-6 meeting.
Wally Douma, legendary “dean of financial aid,” is celebrating 50 years of service to UW–Madison.