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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.

Helmkamp, go-to guy when chips are down, to retire as associate dean of students

July 31, 2018

His efforts to make the campus safer will be among his legacies — one of the things that made him so valuable in his nearly 30 years at UW–Madison.

Mailick to take temporary leave from OVCRGE in spring 2018

October 17, 2017

Vice Chancellor Marsha Mailick is planning leave for the spring semester due to family health considerations. She hopes to return to her duties in Bascom Hall by the end of the spring semester.

Business professor Nair named to WEDC board

July 26, 2016

Nair has been on the faculty of the Wisconsin School of Business since 1978. He teaches in the Wisconsin Executive MBA Program and the nationally top-ranked master of accountancy program.

Orrantia hired as new UW–Madison director of community relations

July 11, 2016

She has experience in community relations and business administration, though most importantly, she has a passion for bringing people together.