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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.

Students, faculty honored by Alliant for academics, community service

October 28, 2021

The awards recognize the outstanding academic and community-service efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups who are pursuing a degree in business or engineering.

96 UW–Madison students join Phi Kappa Phi

May 10, 2021

Phi Kappa Phi recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engages the community of scholars in service to others.

Three UW–Madison students were finalists for Truman Scholarship

April 28, 2021

The Truman Scholarship recognizes outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the nonprofit sector, and academic excellence.

Phi Beta Kappa inducts 229 at ceremony

April 20, 2021

These initiates embody not only academic excellence but demonstrate by completed coursework breadth of study in the liberal arts and sciences beyond minimal degree requirements. 

UW–Madison senior among finalists for 2021 Rhodes Scholarship

November 21, 2020

University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alex Plum competed this year as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most celebrated college award for…

144 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

May 7, 2020

The UW–Madison chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1920 and has had a continuous presence on this campus ever since.

Phi Beta Kappa inducts 134 seniors in 2020

May 5, 2020

These initiates embody excellence in both depth and breadth of study in the liberal arts and sciences.  Approximately 5 percent of the Letters & Science senior class is inducted into the liberal arts and science scholar society.

UW–Madison graduate named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

May 4, 2020

At Stanford University, Ross Dahlke plans to research the connection between how people communicate online and how they behave offline in civic life.

Student forges special bond with commencement speaker James Patterson, her childhood reading hero

April 29, 2020

Marie Aguirre has become friends with Patterson and his wife Susan. She’s also been a recipient of their generosity — the couple supported her college studies with a generous scholarship.

Atypical path leads student to Truman Scholarship, one of country’s top academic honors

April 15, 2020

"I’ve been very lucky to have key teachers and mentors in my life. Without them, I wouldn’t have applied to college or run for student body president or applied for the Truman Scholarship. You have to find your allies and see your own potential.”