Tag Student awards

Army ROTC cadet awarded prestigious national scholarship

August 31, 2017

Kai Pederson, an Army ROTC cadet and a junior at UW–Madison, was awarded a prestigious Distinguished Achievement Scholarship from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.

Badger athletic teams are leaders in academic performance

May 10, 2017

The Wisconsin football, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's golf and women's hockey teams all earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for posting scores in the top 10 percent of their sport.

Arts Institute gives 2017 Awards in the Creative Arts

May 4, 2017

Each spring, the UW–Madison Arts Institute recognizes faculty, staff and student achievements and professional service, along with supporting future creative endeavors and research.

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into …

More than 60 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 25, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction …

UW-Madison student one of two finalists for inaugural title of National Youth Poet Laureate

April 19, 2017

Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26.

Carlini wins Sullivan Award

April 11, 2017

The four-time UW volleyball All-American takes home the most prestigious award in amateur athletics. Carlini is the first UW student-athlete to win the honor.

Returning adult students honored for overcoming obstacles

April 7, 2017

The winners of the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award have resumed their academic pursuits after a significant interruption and have attained senior status while handling all the demands of adult life.

NSF selects 18 UW–Madison students for competitive graduate research award

April 5, 2017

“The GRFP program is looking not just for great scientists, but for great scientists who will be the scientific leaders and communicators of the future,” says Prof. Robert Hamers.

Wisconsin Idea Fellowships awarded to seven projects

April 4, 2017

The 2017-18 Wisconsin Idea Fellowships have been awarded to seven undergraduate projects, ranging in topic from mass incarceration to household energy solutions.

Three UW–Madison students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

March 31, 2017

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison students will receive the esteemed Barry Goldwater Scholarship for undergraduate excellence in the sciences.

UW-Madison team wins Innovation Award in Hyperloop competition

January 30, 2017

A team of University of Wisconsin–Madison students won an innovation award in a worldwide SpaceX Hyperloop pod competition.

UW-Madison student named Rhodes finalist

November 21, 2016

Deshawn McKinney, a University of Wisconsin–Madison senior majoring in English, has been named a Rhodes finalist. Over the weekend, McKinney and other finalists traveled to Chicago for interviews followed by recipients of the prestigious scholarship being named.

Students, professor honored for scholarship, community service

October 31, 2016

Two UW–Madison seniors and a professor have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements.

UW-Madison students win prestigious graduate scholarships for biomedical research

May 13, 2016

Ryan Prestil of Janesville will study at the University of Cambridge and Alex Waldman of Chicago will attend the University of Oxford.

Leadership Certificate awarded to 75 UW–Madison students

May 11, 2016

At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a certificate program — similar to a minor at other universities — offers a chance for students to show their …

Meyerhoff Awards recognize student leadership, service and scholarship

May 11, 2016

Over two dozen students, selected by campus academic and student affairs organizations, received the honor in recognition of leadership, service and scholarship.