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Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education received 110 applications for the Pandemic-Affected Research Continuation Initiative and will support 70, representing each of the four research divisions.
The degree provides students with the experience and foundation they need to create innovative solutions aimed at improving current health care practices. Upon graduation, they should be prepared to make data-driven decisions in health policy, data security and clinical practice.
The Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Applied Drug Development degree prepares students for in-demand jobs across the region spanning from Minneapolis through Madison to Chicago.
New one-year, STEM-designated program at the Wisconsin School of Business helps students gain skills to thrive in a data-driven business world.
Commencement weekend kicked off with a ceremony at the Kohl Center for about 900 doctoral, medical professional, and master of fine arts students.
UW–Madison granted 844 doctorates in 2017, ranking it 1st in the nation. Over half of UW doctoral alumni work in higher education, including faculty, administration, research and staff. About a quarter are working in business.
UW–Madison ranked 22nd overall, and it was fourth in research expenditures, and third in the number of science and engineering Ph.Ds. awarded.
The rankings are a testament to the university's senior leadership, outstanding faculty and staff, and creative students, says Graduate School Dean William Karpus.
Ph.D. recipients from UW–Madison go on to pursue a variety of career opportunities across education, government, nonprofits and the private sector.
Fifty years after earning his doctorate from UW–Madison, Luciano Barraza finally will participate in the commencement ceremony, thanks to his grandson.