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.
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.
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.
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
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 professors Susan Hagness, Jo Handelsman and Justin Williams have been named fellows of the National Academy of inventors.
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.
UW–Madison's deep commitment to innovation, development and community engagement in Wisconsin has earned the recognition, awarded to nine universities in 2022.
The annual report also gave UW–Madison high rankings in undergraduate engineering, business, computer science programs and nursing.
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.