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In honor of National Poetry Month, University Communications spoke with members of the First Wave Urban Arts program about the importance of poetry and why they think the art form is so powerful.
Recent UW grad, an Afghan Kurdish poet, wins $90,000 scholarship for immigrants with exceptional potential
Hajjar Baban already has achieved considerable success. She’s now poised for more.
Mackenzie Berry is the recipient of a $20,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only six recipients nationwide this year to receive the fellowship.
Jamie Dawson, a seasoned spoken word artist and member of the First Wave program, has been chosen as the student speaker for winter commencement.
UW–Madison debuts its new 30-second TV spot during Saturday night’s Wisconsin vs. Nebraska football game broadcast. This year’s spot focuses on the UW’s constant pursuit of progress in research, education and student experience.
Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26.
UW-Madison senior Deshawn McKinney has been named a winner of the Marshall Scholarship, a prestigious award given to up to 40 scholars each year to study at the graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.