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Science editor-in-chief visits campus with ideas for reinvigorating public confidence in higher education

April 10, 2023

In a series of events April 17-18, Holden Thorp will address science literacy, opportunities for entrepreneurship and fostering a healthy research environment.

Higher Learning Commission reaffirms UW–Madison’s accreditation

June 18, 2019

“Accreditation is incredibly important in assuring our students, their families and Wisconsin taxpayers that we are providing the best possible environment for academic success,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank.

Local high school students participate in UW–Madison paid internship program

August 1, 2018

Seven high school students are working in UW–Madison's Small Animal Hospital as part of a new program that exposes high schoolers to careers and curriculum in the health sciences.

UW-Madison partners with Madison high schools to promote college and career readiness

June 12, 2018

In a partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District, UW–Madison is making strides in showing high school students the opportunities they have for post-secondary education.

Scholars examine state funding and accountability in higher education

October 5, 2007

As state legislatures try to balance funding for higher education with the climbing costs of Medicaid and other services, public universities are compelled to seek alternative revenue sources.

U.S. chemistry forecast: ‘Partly cloudy, chance of showers’

April 25, 2007

A report released this month by the National Academy of Sciences concludes that although the United States currently leads the world in most aspects of chemistry research, increasing international competition makes that position far from secure.