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UW–Madison receives $150 million grant to to lead nationwide Alzheimer’s disease study

January 9, 2024

The five-year study will provide state-of-the-art imaging and blood-based biomarkers for researchers around the world to study and advance the field of Alzheimer’s and related dementias. The work is also designed to shed light on mixed dementia, where more than one neurological disease is contributing to dementia.

Wisconsin Idea Endowment awards granted

September 19, 2023

Seven projects and 10 seed grants from the Reilly-Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment show how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world.

Federal grants to 2 Wisconsin startups highlight UW’s leading role in fusion energy

June 6, 2023

The two companies' Wisconsin roots and national recognition are the result of decades of fusion investment and innovation at UW–Madison.

SSTAR Lab project will connect Native students with financial support

May 16, 2023

UW–Madison will collaborate on a project to give Native students a comprehensive resource of college-level financial aid programs and policies.

DOE renews funding for Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center; UW–Madison hub to receive $27.5 million for 2023

March 17, 2023

The extension will allow GLBRC scientists to continue foundational research to enable the breakthroughs needed for the cost-effective conversion of non-food plants into low-carbon replacements for jet fuel, diesel and other fossil fuels.

Baldwin Wisconsin Idea grants awarded

June 14, 2022

Eight projects and 10 seed projects show the range of how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to co-create and share knowledge and solutions that will benefit and enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world. 

Latest round of Research Forward supports cross-campus collaborations and diversity

June 7, 2022

The projects range from probing the origins of the universe, to examining the negative effects of poverty on adolescent academic success, to developing a new type of anti-tumor vaccine that can be used to treat cancer.

32 faculty honored with Vilas professorships and awards

June 7, 2022

Seventeen professors were named to Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professorships, nine professors received Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Awards; and six professors received Vilas Faculty Early Career Investigator Awards.

Microbiome Challenge identifies winning projects, from wound healing to smart probiotics

March 25, 2021

The grants provide funding not readily available from government agencies to build momentum behind technologies with high societal impact and revenue potential.

Project to create anti-racism education wins Mellon grant

January 15, 2021

The project will collect oral histories and information, particularly regarding the lived experiences of Black and Native students, to create the new curricula.

Research effort driving advances to combat traumatic brain injuries

December 14, 2020

A team of researchers led by University of Wisconsin–Madison mechanical engineer Christian Franck is working on better ways to detect concussions and better protective equipment to prevent them.

WARF announces annual grant for UW research

October 29, 2020

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which obtains patents on UW inventions and licenses them to industry, has granted the university and the Morgridge Institute for Research a combined $100.3 million for 2020-21.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces $6 million in grants to health equity initiatives

October 16, 2020

Initiatives that address the health of Black men and women, prevent suicide among Wisconsin farmers and promote economic stability and restorative justice are among the six award recipients.

UW–Madison awarded grant to develop educational pathways for Native youth

September 28, 2020

The Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways seeks to advance the academic achievement and pursuit of STEM interests of Native American students by integrating Indigenous knowledge and methods.

The Grainger Foundation pledges $32 million to UW–Madison College of Engineering

September 17, 2020

The funding is aimed at attracting a diverse pool of students and faculty leaders and to create the Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering endowment.