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UW triumph in Dairy Challenge prepared dairy science grads for careers

Four UW–Madison dairy science majors were at the 2,500-cow California farm in April to participate in the 2018 North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge, and their plan was the winning one.

UW student named Newman Civic Fellow, recognized for high school outreach program

Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.

Two students win Udall scholarships

Two UW–Madison students have been named 2018 Udall Scholars in recognition of a record of public service, academic achievement, leadership potential and a commitment to…

18 UW–Madison students win Fulbright awards to study abroad

They're among more than 1,900 U.S. citizens who will study, conduct research, and teach abroad for the 2018–2019 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

151 students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa scholar society

Approximately 5 percent of the Letters & Science senior class is inducted into the liberal arts and science scholar society.

142 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest honor society that is open to students across disciplines. It recognizes the achievements of the most outstanding students in every school and college at UW–Madison.

CALS teams win national championships in agricultural competitions

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) Team and Dairy Challenge Team recently represented UW–Madison at the national competitions level and brought home two National Championships.

UW–Madison alum wins $90,000 scholarship for immigrants with outstanding potential

An immigrant from China at age 5, Jiang found himself alone and homeless as an adolescent. Public education and the support of friends and teachers saved him.

Two UW–Madison students named Goldwater Scholars; two receive honorable mentions

The Goldwater Scholarship is considered the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering in America.

Line-skipping business takes top honors at UW–Madison innovation competition

Selected from among 35 student teams and student-led start-up companies, LineLeap received the $15,000 Qualcomm grand prize in the 2018 Transcend Madison Innovation Competition.

UW student with political ambitions receives prestigious Truman Scholarship

UW-Madison senior Jordan Madden will be able to build upon his mission of helping others as the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship.

Four computer-science business ideas win, and one already has customers

Competitions that encourage entrepreneurship are fundamental to economic and social progress in Wisconsin, the contest organizer says.

Top returning adult students honored for perseverance, success

For some returning adult students, graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is nothing short of a miracle. We honor two of them.

26 UW–Madison students awarded prestigious NSF fellowships

The NSF fellowship program selects high-potential scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers, providing awardees with support for graduate research training in STEM fields.

Trend-setters: Badgers win big (again and again) in national fashion and design competition

A group of UW–Madison students have once again excelled at the annual YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards, considered the fashion industry’s premier competition for gifted young designers, merchandisers, retailers and business majors.

UW–Madison scholar will use Marshall Scholarship to further voting rights research

Phoenix Rice-Johnson views her blue-collar background as an asset, one she can draw upon in her scholarship and activism.

100-hour challenge winners blend creativity, utility

The challenge was to build useful or creative products based on objects donated by the University’s recycling system, called SWAP, and to do the whole shebang in 100 hours.

System recognizes UW–Madison students, professor

Kevin Hernandez and Ariana Saffold are being honored for outstanding efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups, and English Professor Russ Castronovo for excellence in teaching.