Tag Graduate students

Searching the sea, and bacterial battles, for new antibiotics

June 6, 2018

Researchers in pharmacy and bacteriology say their discovery would not have been possible without a cross-college collaboration going back nearly a decade.

Graduates reflect on life and career ahead at Friday commencement

May 11, 2018

“Graduates, if we have done our job right, we’ve expanded your skills and prepared you for successful work in your field – and I hope we’ve also expanded your perspectives,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank told graduates.

After #BlackandHooded goes viral, UW–Madison alums unexpectedly find themselves leading a movement

May 7, 2018

Two UW–Madison graduates created a #BlackandHooded website, which displays photos and connects prospective and current black graduate students with black professionals who’ve earned advanced degrees. The idea has taken off.

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.

History Ph.D. candidate tells how immigrants from Mexico helped shape Wisconsin’s story

March 2, 2018

Ph.D. candidate Sergio González, who grew up in a tightly knit Latino community in Milwaukee, traces the diverse history of Mexicans in Wisconsin in his new book.

Cartoons communicate issues in bioethics research

January 24, 2018

The comics span topics from gene editing to clinical trials and statistical manipulations. Many are ultimately about how truthfully research is communicated — to patients, to the public, even to other scientists.

UW-Madison makes it easier to pursue a career in data science and analytics

November 28, 2017

A new website makes it easier for professionals to tap into UW–Madison graduate programs that prepare them for careers in the burgeoning field of data science and analytics.

Student art exhibit explores Arboretum prairies through comics, stories

April 27, 2017

As part of her master of fine arts thesis, Liz Anna Kozik has installed an exhibit telling the story of the first restored prairie in the world, Curtis Prairie at the UW–Madison Arboretum.

Six new members chosen for Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

April 4, 2017

The Bouchet Society is named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, the first self-identified African-American to receive a doctoral degree in the United States.

With $1.1 million grant, ‘public humanities’ program gains ground

January 12, 2017

“Engaging the Humanities” is a UW–Madison program launched to help graduate students in the humanities explore rewarding careers beyond academia.

A vision for genes: One-of-a-kind geneticist snags Ph.D.

November 3, 2016

Drew Hasley became the first legally blind person with a UW–Madison doctorate in genetics — and possibly only the second blind UW–Madison Ph.D. in biological sciences.

Extraordinary effort merits posthumous Ph.D. for Schuff

May 12, 2016

Craig Schuff died in October from complications of his paralysis, only months away from wrapping up his doctoral dissertation.

Biotech degree for working adults links science, business, law

February 3, 2016

As biological technologies advance, UW–Madison is preparing adult students to capitalize on that trend through a career-changing master’s degree in biotechnology.

Town hall meeting on graduate stipend changes scheduled

December 15, 2015

“Graduate students play a critical role in the university’s educational and research excellence,” says Graduate School Dean William Karpus.