Tag Graduate School

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."

UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News

March 19, 2018

The rankings are a testament to the university's senior leadership, outstanding faculty and staff, and creative students, says Graduate School Dean William Karpus.

UW-Madison ranks 2nd in doctorates awarded, climbing from 3rd

March 12, 2018

Ph.D. recipients from UW–Madison go on to pursue a variety of career opportunities across education, government, nonprofits and the private sector.

Never too late: Alum to participate in winter commencement 50 years after earning degree

December 11, 2017

Fifty years after earning his doctorate from UW–Madison, Luciano Barraza finally will participate in the commencement ceremony, thanks to his grandson.

NSF selects 18 UW–Madison students for competitive graduate research award

April 5, 2017

“The GRFP program is looking not just for great scientists, but for great scientists who will be the scientific leaders and communicators of the future,” says Prof. Robert Hamers.

Warrior Book Club, led by UW–Madison student, strengthens connections between veterans and civilians

March 28, 2017

The Warrior Book Club brings together veterans and non-veterans for discussions about literature dealing with combat and its aftermath.

Graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 13, 2017

UW-Madison graduate programs are rated among the nation’s best in the 2018 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”

UW awards record number of Ph.D.s, excels in job placement

January 13, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is now third in the nation for number of Ph.D.s awarded, according to 2015 data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED), a federally funded project that has collected this data for nearly 60 years.

Twelve professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

May 5, 2016

Twelve promising young faculty have been honored with Romnes Faculty Fellowships. They will receive a $50,000 award for research, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative proposals selected

April 7, 2016

Reviewers identified ambitious, early stage research ideas and infrastructure investments in an effort to jump-start innovative interdisciplinary research.

UW-Madison graduate programs ranked high by U.S. News & World Report

March 15, 2016

Several programs are ranked among the nation’s best in the 2017 edition of the magazine's “Best Graduate Schools.”