New Faculty Focus: Capt. Greg Zacharski, U.S. Navy

After 27 years in the U.S. Navy, Capt. Greg Zacharski wanted to return to the Midwest, and he came to UW–Madison to direct its NROTC program.

University of Wisconsin Midshipmen experience life in the fleet

In their summer training assignments, 36 UW–Madison midshipmen experienced life in the Navy and Marine Corps, ranging from submarines to aviation squadrons to participation in Marine Corps Officer Candidates School.

Astronaut James Lovell’s commencement speech

Read the complete text of Capt. James A. Lovell's commencement address to 2016 winter graduates.

Giving Lakeshore a lift

On Oct. 23, midshipmen from UW–Madison's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps turned out to tidy up Lakeshore Nature Preserve, removing invasive species and litter, collecting seeds and spreading mulch to redefine trails.

New UW Midshipmen get first look at Navy/Marine Corps

New Midshipmen from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Naval Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program participated in Student Orientation Week at Fort McCoy, Wis., from Aug. 28 to Sept. 2. The 68 midshipmen spent the week learning the basic military skills and discipline necessary to succeed as commissioned officers of the Navy and Marine Corps.