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In second year, Educational Innovation focused on making change

August 16, 2012

If you want to get a master’s degree in economics at UW–Madison, the only way to do that right now is to start a doctorate in the subject, but opt not to complete it. That will change starting next fall, as the department moves to offer a master’s degree program to help students with nontraditional backgrounds get started on the road to a doctoral program.

Engineering moving classroom into digital age

August 16, 2012

The Internet has profoundly affected the lives of those born into an information-saturated world, the “digital natives.” It has shaped nearly all of their expectations of the world, including what they expect from an institution of higher learning.

Slideshow: The campus is abuzz with warm-weather learning

July 24, 2012

Think the UW campus slows down during the summer? Well, think again: The university is a mighty busy place well into August.

Hands-On Exploration

July 23, 2012

Think the UW campus slows down during the summer? Well, think again: The university is a mighty busy place well into August as new students…