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UW‍–‍Madison earns ‘Above & Beyond’ honor for supporting military employees

July 21, 2023

The award recognizes UW for going “above and beyond” what the law requires for Guard and Reserve employees—from continuity of pay to extending health insurance benefits during deployments, drills and other military obligations, which military employees often must take on short notice.

Kikkoman Foods Inc. marks 50th anniversary of brewing soy sauce in the U.S. with $3M gift to CALS

June 9, 2023

The donation will support two CALS research programs that aim to protect the resources that initially drew the world’s leading soy sauce producer to Wisconsin.

A ‘new chapter’ for UW–Madison: Jennifer L. Mnookin installed as institution’s 30th leader 

April 14, 2023

The ceremony capped a week of special investiture events that celebrated both Mnookin’s ascendency to the chancellorship and the university’s history of curiosity-driven yet revolutionary research, esteemed public service and teaching excellence.

Meet the 2023 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients

April 6, 2023

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize some of the university’s finest educators.

UW–Madison is part of new national effort to increase college access for rural, small-town students

April 4, 2023

Small Town and Rural Students (STARS) College Network will build on existing recruiting efforts and create new pathways for students who might not otherwise recognize the full range of educational options available to them.

Botany professor first to receive new Rebecca Blank Professorship 

February 16, 2023

Professor of Botany Katherine McCulloh will hold the inaugural appointment created to honor Blank's leadership and service and to celebrate recently tenured faculty who mirror her commitment to UW–Madison.

Madison researchers join ranks of AAAS fellows

January 31, 2023

Six UW–Madison researchers are among the 506 scientists, engineers and innovators honored in this year's awards from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

UW–Madison increases research expenditures by $16 million, retains top 10 research institution ranking

December 15, 2022

UW–Madison remains the eighth-ranked research institution in the nation among public and private universities and saw an increase in research spending from 2020 to 2021.

UW researchers honored for inventions

December 8, 2022

UW professors Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams have been named fellows of the National Academy of inventors.

Aaron Bird Bear, set to retire, changed the way we understand campus

December 5, 2022

Aaron Bird Bear, UW's director of tribal relations, will retire Jan. 1 after nearly 23 years dedicated to improving campus life for Native students and reshaping the university's relationships with the tribes of Wisconsin, including the Ho-Chunk Nation on whose ancestral land the university resides.

University of Wisconsin–Madison named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

November 7, 2022

UW–Madison's deep commitment to innovation, development and community engagement in Wisconsin has earned the recognition, awarded to nine universities in 2022.

UW-Madison ranked 42nd overall and 14th best public college by U.S. News

September 13, 2021

The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing. 

Walsh retiring after elevating undergraduate advising

October 11, 2018

As director of the Cross-College Advising Service, Tim Walsh's passion for a liberal arts education, his values, principles, and his core understanding of the student experience have added greatly to the advising profession.