Tag Student awards

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.

UW student with political ambitions receives prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 13, 2018

UW-Madison senior Jordan Madden will be able to build upon his mission of helping others as the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship.

Four computer-science business ideas win, and one already has customers

April 12, 2018

Competitions that encourage entrepreneurship are fundamental to economic and social progress in Wisconsin, the contest organizer says.

Top returning adult students honored for perseverance, success

April 9, 2018

For some returning adult students, graduating from the University of Wisconsin–Madison is nothing short of a miracle. We honor two of them.

26 UW–Madison students awarded prestigious NSF fellowships

April 6, 2018

The NSF fellowship program selects high-potential scientists and engineers in the early stages of their careers, providing awardees with support for graduate research training in STEM fields.

Trend-setters: Badgers win big (again and again) in national fashion and design competition

March 21, 2018

A group of UW–Madison students have once again excelled at the annual YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards, considered the fashion industry’s premier competition for gifted young designers, merchandisers, retailers and business majors.

UW–Madison scholar will use Marshall Scholarship to further voting rights research

December 4, 2017

Phoenix Rice-Johnson views her blue-collar background as an asset, one she can draw upon in her scholarship and activism.

100-hour challenge winners blend creativity, utility

November 21, 2017

The challenge was to build useful or creative products based on objects donated by the University’s recycling system, called SWAP, and to do the whole shebang in 100 hours.

System recognizes UW–Madison students, professor

October 30, 2017

Kevin Hernandez and Ariana Saffold are being honored for outstanding efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups, and English Professor Russ Castronovo for excellence in teaching.

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.