Tag Student awards

UW–Madison student receives Udall Scholarship to further environmental work

April 24, 2019

Her goal, she says, is to create egalitarian learning opportunities and learning spaces so that all children have access to environmental education and the outdoors.

NSF awards 40 fellowships to UW–Madison students

April 22, 2019

The Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding, early-career graduate students who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

Phi Kappa Phi inducts 152 members, announces nine fellowships

April 19, 2019

Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 by a group of students who felt a need for an honor society that would recognize excellence across the whole range of academic disciplines.

Returning adult students honored for hard work through challenges

March 29, 2019

Aysha Dominquez takes a full load of classes, while raising a family and commuting from Beaver Dam. She, and Olivia Wine, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award.

UW–Madison alumna named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

March 6, 2019

The prestigious scholarship provides full funding for graduate study at Stanford. Applicants are evaluated based on independence of thought, purposeful leadership and a civic mindset

Students extend winning streak in fashion industry competition

January 16, 2019

UW­­–Madison students cleaned up in a prestigious national competition sponsored each year by the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund — the fashion industry’s premier competition for gifted young designers, merchandisers, retailers and business majors.

Overcoming West Nile virus, student lands finalist spot for Marshall Scholarship

December 12, 2018

The West Nile virus, imparted by a single mosquito somewhere in the Australian Outback, robbed senior Neil Perry of his sophomore and junior year of high school. But, in numerous, individual ways, the virus simultaneously set off a chain reaction of self-discovery, dedication and exploration which continues to this day. It most recently landed him as a finalist for the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

Strong showing from Badgerloop at SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

July 24, 2018

The UW–Madison Badgerloop team was among the top teams at the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition, reaching the final four.

UW triumph in Dairy Challenge prepared dairy science grads for careers

June 19, 2018

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

May 16, 2018

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

May 9, 2018

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

May 4, 2018

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

May 1, 2018

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

April 30, 2018

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

April 19, 2018

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

April 18, 2018

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

April 17, 2018

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

April 17, 2018

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.