October 21, 2020
There are now more than 2,500 students on campus receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise.
The initiative is funded through private gifts and other institutional resources.
March 6, 2019
A newly created campus task force will review mental health resources and related supports at UW–Madison and provide recommendations for a comprehensive, multifaceted approach to…
December 3, 2018
Throughout the week of Dec. 3-7, the McBurney Disability Resource Center has challenged the nine departments of the Division of Student Life to a friendly competition to increase donations to the Open Seat Food Pantry.
November 30, 2018
The participating institutions will work within “clusters” of four to 12 institutions to implement innovative and effective practices to advance student success on their campuses.
September 27, 2017
Its publishers are big believers in the power of sharing knowledge through the printed word. WUJA encourages students to consider submitting class papers they are especially proud of to a journal.
April 27, 2016
StudentPrint holds a t-shirt hang on Bascom Hill every fall. The student-run business works with hundreds of student organizations to create customized posters, buttons,…
March 9, 2016
Wisconsin Emerging Scholars-Computer Sciences (WES-CS) provides a challenging, collaborative environment that helps recruit a broader cross section of UW students to the field of computer science.
November 19, 2015
Deaf and hard of hearing students have earned doctoral degrees from UW–Madison’s schools of law, medicine and veterinary medicine, as well as many undergraduate and master’s degrees. But Duong is the only deaf or hard of hearing Ph.D. candidate on campus.
November 16, 2015
The number of University of Wisconsin–Madison students participating in study abroad has climbed to an all-time high, with a majority of participating students opting for semester- and year-long programs.
October 15, 2015
With the pomp of a chancellor’s address and the enthusiasm of a Homecoming crowd, the campaign for the University of Wisconsin–Madison kicked off at the Kohl Center Thursday night. Titled “All Ways Forward,” the campaign is an effort to increase private support for the university.
October 14, 2015
Zoë Timms will deliver the charge to the graduates at UW–Madison’s winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 20 at the Kohl Center.
September 25, 2015
To physics professor Duncan Carlsmith, a student's proposal to make a four-rotor helicopter drone was fine fodder for what he calls "garage physics." But why stop at a quadcopter, he told the University of Wisconsin–Madison undergraduate. Make one that is mind-controlled, so a person with severe movement impairment could think: "Go open the fridge and show me what's inside," and that would actually happen.
September 17, 2015
A $22 million commitment over four years from The Grainger Foundation of Lake Forest, Illinois, will establish the Grainger Fund for Undergraduate Education in the College of Engineering, providing undergraduate students an unparalleled environment that will position them for success, not only academically, but in their future careers.
September 8, 2015
Two candidates have been selected as finalists for director of UW–Madison’s Office of Student Financial Aid.
September 1, 2015
Tom Falk caddied his way into higher education. Karen Falk donned a white coat and worked behind the counter at Rennebohm’s to help her pursue her degree. In the 1970s, when they attended UW–Madison, that was enough.
September 1, 2015
Propelled by the Badger men’s basketball team second consecutive push to the NCAA Final Four last spring, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s royalties from the sale of licensed merchandise rose 10 percent in 2014-15, exceeding $3.8 million.
July 14, 2015
Nearly 5,000 first-year and transfer students will arrive on campus this summer. For some, Zoe Hurley’s face will be one of the first they see.
June 13, 2015
Ab and Nancy Nicholas committed $50 million to inspire other donors to create undergraduate and athletic scholarships and graduate fellowships for UW–Madison students.
April 22, 2015
For the first time since 2007, Susan Gold, a nurse clinician at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, won’t be heading to Kenya this year to help teens learn to live with HIV/AIDS. The 10 students who would have traveled with her in the Global Health Field Experience are making other plans in the wake of the UW–Madison decision to suspend all student travel to the country.
April 9, 2015
Want to get a sneak preview of football season while supporting a good cause? Come to the Wisconsin Football Spring Game and you can do both.