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Wright wins Smithsonian fellowship for study of clothing made for disability in the post-war United States

May 31, 2023

Natalie Wright will tell you there is a much longer history of fashion designed by and for people with disabilities. This fall, Wright will have the opportunity to further explore these ideas as the 2023-24 George Gurney Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

UW–Madison graduate programs excel in U.S. News guide 

April 25, 2023

Highlights include the School of Education ranking third; the School of Veterinary Medicine, seventh (three-way tie); the Wisconsin School of Business full-time MBA, 40th; and computer science, 12th.

Dashing to a degree

September 2, 2022

The Graduate School Degree Dash took off across campus Friday morning, with 657 people running, walking, and rolling through the 5.07- and 1.94-mile courses. 

Karpus reappointed as dean of the Graduate School

December 10, 2021

William Karpus has been dean since the Grad School was restructured in 2014 to enhance the roles of graduate education and research at UW–Madison.

School of Pharmacy announces master’s program scholarships to address inequities

October 4, 2021

These scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Applied Drug Development or Psychoactive Pharmaceutical Investigation who demonstrate a financial need and/or have a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Five-year review begins for Graduate School dean

April 22, 2021

Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.

Pandemic-related research initiative receives strong campus response

December 15, 2020

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.

PhD candidate Xiao wins fellowship for work in Lagos

June 24, 2020

Allen Xiao spent 15 months in Lagos, Nigeria, collecting more than 100 life stories, and then conducting follow-up interviews and even visiting their hometowns and going to social events with his subjects.

New master’s degree in health informatics meets industry need

March 24, 2020

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.

New pharmaceutical degree to meet needs of regional employers

January 22, 2020

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.

Wisconsin School of Business enrolls first class in Business Analytics Graduate Program

September 30, 2019

New one-year, STEM-designated program at the Wisconsin School of Business helps students gain skills to thrive in a data-driven business world.

Friday ceremony inspires with words from honorary degree recipients

May 10, 2019

Commencement weekend kicked off with a ceremony at the Kohl Center for about 900 doctoral, medical professional, and master of fine arts students.

UW Changes Lives: Research looks at integrating grazing herds with woodland management

April 4, 2019

Benefits of silvopasture include thinning out the canopy in an existing forest to allow more light to reach the ground, and then planting it with grass or other forage.

UW–Madison conferred the most PhDs in 2017

March 5, 2019

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 rises again in Washington Monthly rankings

August 27, 2018

UW–Madison ranked 22nd overall, and it was fourth in research expenditures, and third in the number of science and engineering Ph.Ds. awarded.

Bob Dylan’s electric guitar and leather jacket inspire a dissertation

July 25, 2018

The singer-songwriter’s controversial performance at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival inspired Rivka Maizlish to look into the debate over how Americans have defined "folk."