Tag Graduate students

Science goes to the comics at Saturday showcase

May 2, 2019

It started with a mispronounced word and the idea of superhero proteins it inspired. A few doodles later and Jaye Gardiner, Kelly Montgomery and Khoa Tran realized they had landed on a fresh way to communicate their work as scientists.

NSF awards 40 fellowships to UW–Madison students

April 22, 2019

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding, early-career graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Research at UW–Madison changes student lives

April 11, 2019

Students discover their research passion, whether it is modeling weather, doing medical research or making documentaries.

UW Changes Lives: Dairy industry support for grad students pays off

March 21, 2019

“This benefits the industry in two ways,” says the chair of the Department of Dairy Science. “Students conduct research that leads to new products and protocols and technologies. And they graduate as highly trained potential employees.”

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.

New master’s in quantum computing offers training for a growing field

November 5, 2018

In a single calendar year, the program will catch students up on the fundamentals of quantum physics, cover the theory behind quantum computing, and teach students laboratory skills to construct the devices.

New business-focused pharmacy concentration meets a growing need for healthcare leaders

October 16, 2018

School of Pharmacy PharmD students can now take a new Pharmacy Operations and Technology Management concentration that will provide health care business fundamentals and build critical leadership skills.

Brand New Badger: Incoming doctoral student knows university experience from the inside

September 5, 2018

Wicker plans to research trauma and mental health-informed practices within higher education, especially in regards to retaining students of color.

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.