A team of five students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School won first place for their strategies to combat childhood obesity in a national public affairs competition in Washington, D.C., March 22-23.
International Academic Programs (IAP), the largest study abroad office at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has launched a scholarship program that offers individual awards starting at $2,500 to enable more students to study abroad and then share their experiences with the campus community after they return.
Displaying more than a dozen inventions that could prove useful for individuals, workplaces or even entire manufacturing processes, University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate students will square off in a matchup of creativity, resourcefulness and craftsmanship during the annual UW–Madison Innovation Days competitions, held Feb. 7 and 8 on the UW–Madison engineering campus.
Pictured in the glamorous setting of Manhattan, one of a select few who have a special wardrobe from Ralph Lauren and graced the set of the national "Mo'nique" television talk show as a guest performer, in person Jasmine Mans is disarmingly humble and grounded.
Nearly 30 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will compete, with their smartphone apps and other wireless technology products, for more than $17,000 in prizes in the second Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize to be held Wednesday, April 18.
A group of University of Wisconsin–Madison students has been awarded the national title for the KPMG International Case Competition, and will be representing the U.S. this April when they take on teams from more than two dozen nations in Hong Kong.
The contest is in its fourth year and open to all UW–Madison undergraduate and graduate students. Previously known as the Climate Leadership Challenge, the competition has been renamed the Global Stewards Sustainability Prize to reflect a broader focus on real-world solutions to sustainability.
A prosthetic hand that could be cheaply created on a 3-D printer for amputees in developing countries won the top prize and $10,000 in the Schoofs Prize for Creativity, one of a pair of competitions that make up Innovation Days. Held Feb. 9 and 10, the event rewards University of Wisconsin–Madison students for creative and marketable ideas.