Tag Graduate School

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.”

Get to know William Karpus, new Graduate School dean

June 2, 2015

In August, William Karpus will become the Graduate School’s dean — the first since a restructuring last year to enhance UW–Madison’s role in graduate education and research. He is tasked with serving more than 9,000 students across 150 departments. He will also work closely with Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education, in developing a distinct Graduate School.