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UW–Madison to name new Computer, Data & Information Sciences building for John and Tashia Morgridge

April 11, 2024

The building will be the first to bear the name of UW–Madison’s largest benefactors.

La Follette School’s new distinguished faculty chair endowed with generous $3 million gift

February 29, 2024

The Jack Salzwedel Distinguished Faculty Chair in Business and Regulation, the first endowed chair of its kind at the La Follette School, was made possible with a $3 million donation from American Family Insurance.

Generous lead gift helps launch Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center

September 30, 2021

A new state-of-the art facility to support student and community health will nearly triple the size of the former Natatorium, serving more students and community members with recreational and well-being services.

Nick grand opening makes it official

September 17, 2021

Almost exactly one year after the Nicholas Recreation Center (Nick) opened, campus partners and project supporters celebrated the building in an official grand opening ceremony on Friday, September 10.

Big Apple Badgers – Jerome and Simona Chivian Chazen

February 28, 2017

New York City is home to some of the world’s greatest art museums, and two University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni have brought some of that renown to UW–Madison.

Nicholas Match raises $100 million for UW–Madison scholarships

December 15, 2016

Once fully funded, the gifts will generate about $4.5 million in annual scholarships to recruit and retain outstanding students.

Gifts with Badger appeal

November 29, 2016

What's on your holiday shopping list this year? Consider a gift that shows your UW–Madison pride. Browse our annual gift guide and maybe you'll even find something to tuck into your own stocking.

Nicholas leaves lasting legacy with match campaign

September 8, 2016

As part of a $50 million gift to the university, the Ab Nicholas family earmarked $20 million for UW Athletics with the idea that other individuals would match it for a total of $40 million. That project has reached the finish line.

Kohl’s $1.5 million gift to fund La Follette School research

July 27, 2016

A $1.5 million gift from Herb Kohl Philanthropies will support faculty research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

$28 million to support art education: Chazens pledge pieces from personal collection

September 25, 2015

Alumni Jerome and Simona Chazen have pledged to give $35 million to advance the Chazen Museum and art education on campus.

Faculty and staff invited to thank Morgridges for historic gift

November 20, 2014

Photo: Jeff Miller On Saturday, John and Tashia Morgridge  announced a landmark $100 million gift to support new and enhanced professorships…