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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.

More than 150 new members join Phi Beta Kappa at UW–Madison

May 10, 2016

158 students and two faculty members were honored at the 2016 spring banquet.

UW student activist Deshawn McKinney receives prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 20, 2016

The Truman award has become one of the most prestigious national scholarships in the United States.

Awards recognize dedication of returning adult students

April 1, 2016

UW-Madison presents the awards to two people who’ve resumed their academic careers after a significant interruption while juggling all the demands of adult life.

Four UW–Madison students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

March 31, 2016

Out of the 1,150 nominations received in 2016, 252 scholars were named nationwide. All four of UW–Madison’s nominees received the award.

UW-Madison graduate named Gates Cambridge Scholar

February 15, 2016

Joanna Lawrence received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from UW–Madison and completed her master’s degree in archaeology at Cambridge last year.

UW-Madison places among top teams in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

February 3, 2016

A team of engineering students won 3rd place overall in a worldwide competition to design a pod for shuttling people on the futuristic high-speed transportation system known.

UW–Madison grad student wins HHMI international fellowship

August 4, 2015

Yei Hwan Jung, a graduate student in the lab of University of Wisconsin–Madison electrical and computer engineering Professor Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma, has been named an International Student Research Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).