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First Wave alumna awarded major graduate fellowship

July 31, 2019

Mackenzie Berry is the recipient of a $20,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only six recipients nationwide this year to receive the fellowship.

Research looks at how Snapchat filters affect self-image

July 30, 2019

Graduate student Amy Niu is researching whether selfie-editing filters negatively or positively impact one’s evaluation of self.

Three students named Goldwater Scholars for science excellence

May 8, 2019

All three recipients have conducted research as undergraduates and plan to pursue doctorates in their respective fields.

Four UW–Madison student teams among final round “Smart Cities-Smart Futures” winners

April 25, 2019

The competition promotes innovative ideas to enhance quality of life, improve working environments, expand transportation networks and living spaces, inspire creative city planning and promote sustainable energy solutions in Wisconsin.

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.