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Brelynn Bille, Josh Baston named winners of 2024 Herfurth-Kubly Awards 

May 3, 2024

The awards are given annually to two seniors who have made the most effective use of their time at UW–Madison.

UW–Madison alumnus wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship for graduate study in UK

December 11, 2023

Nils Peterson will pursue a master’s degree in Taiwan studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies and a master’s degree in politics and contemporary history at King’s College London. He plans a career in national security or the government advisory sphere, guiding U.S. East Asian policy.

Senior Jinwan Park receives Schwarzman Scholarship to study in China

December 6, 2023

The scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, seeks to “prepare the next generation of global leaders for the challenges of the 21st century and beyond.”

UW–Madison students, educators win Alliant awards

October 27, 2023

Students Olivia Asare and Naomi Lewis and faculty members Kristy Burkholder and Howard Schweber were honored for their achievements.

Recent alumna awarded national fellowship for graduate studies

August 29, 2023

Hanna Noughani graduated from UW–Madison with a double-major in neurobiology and oboe performance, and she will pursue a master’s degree in oboe performance at Indiana University–Bloomington’s Jacobs School of Music.

Wright wins Smithsonian fellowship for study of clothing made for disability in the post-war United States

May 31, 2023

Natalie Wright will tell you there is a much longer history of fashion designed by and for people with disabilities. This fall, Wright will have the opportunity to further explore these ideas as the 2023-24 George Gurney Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

133 students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

May 17, 2023

Each fall invitations are sent to the top 10 percent of graduate students, the top 10 percent of seniors and the top 7.5 percent of second-semester juniors in each school and college.

2023 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards Ceremony recognizes 158 outstanding students

May 9, 2023

“This ceremony serves as an opportunity to celebrate our tremendously talented undergraduates,” said Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin, in a written greeting shared with the audience.

Mercy, Roecker named winners of 2023 Herfurth-Kubly Awards

May 9, 2023

Recipients are selected based on high academic achievement, effective communication skills, leadership in significant extra-curricular activities, financial self-support and personal initiative.

Phi Beta Kappa academic society honors 200 students

April 25, 2023

The Phi Beta Kappa ceremony inducting 200 students took place at Varsity Hall in Union South. Photo: Taylor Wolfram On Saturday, April…

Two UW–Madison students awarded prestigious 2023 Goldwater Scholarships

April 10, 2023

Yi Won (Paul) Chung and Carl Shirley have received the prestigious scholarship for their achievements in computer science and molecular biology.

Nuclear engineering student crowned Miss America 2023

December 6, 2022

Nuclear engineering student and 2022 Miss Wisconsin Grace Stanke won the Miss America title on Dec. 15. She's using her platform to raise awareness of nuclear energy's benefits for a clean energy future.

2022 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Awards Ceremony honors 149 outstanding UW–Madison students

May 18, 2022

A total of 107 students received Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowships, which support undergraduate research done in collaboration with a faculty or staff member.

UW-Madison chapter of Phi Beta Kappa inducts 133 new members

May 3, 2022

Students invited to membership in Phi Beta Kappa must be Letters & Science degree candidates, have high academic achievement as demonstrated by earned grades, and have taken advanced coursework demonstrating breadth across subject matter.

Styled by Allegra: UW–Madison senior debuts fashion line for Pacsun

April 27, 2022

Since she stepped foot on UW–Madison’s campus in 2018, Allegra Abrams has been focused on using fashion as a means to advocate and uplift her community.

UW–Madison’s ultra-efficient carbon capture tech earns top 60 spot in global XPRIZE challenge

April 22, 2022

Team members are forming a company and actively seeking additional funding from venture capitalists and other sources.

UW–Madison junior, First Wave artist Dawry Ruiz named national 2022 Truman Scholar

April 14, 2022

The scholarship's mission is to select and support the next generation of public service leaders. Ruiz is working toward a career in the nonprofit youth arts field.

Four UW–Madison students awarded prestigious 2022 Goldwater Scholarships

April 11, 2022

Each university in the country may nominate up to four undergraduates for the annual award. To have all four candidates win is remarkable.