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A positive pattern continues: More than half of UW–Madison seniors graduate with no debt

May 6, 2021

In less than 10 years, the number of undergraduates graduating without student loan debt has grown by nearly 10%.

UW–Madison names civic engagement award in Risser’s honor

May 4, 2021

The Fred Risser Excellence in Civic Engagement Undergraduate Award, honoring the former state lawmaker, recognizes a student who has made civic engagement integral to their college experience.

Three UW–Madison students were finalists for Truman Scholarship

April 28, 2021

The Truman Scholarship recognizes outstanding leadership potential, a commitment to a career in government or the nonprofit sector, and academic excellence.

Lowell Center to house undergraduate students in fall 2021

April 28, 2021

The move is a temporary initiative to accommodate increased demand for on-campus housing in the upcoming school year.

In-person classes continue — with safeguards

April 27, 2021

While much instruction has gone virtual, some classes with under 50 students continued in person, including many labs requiring hands-on learning. Take a look.

UW students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

April 23, 2021

The ideas focused on encouraging dairy consumption of Wisconsin students, enhancing the shelf life of dairy products, and utilizing new technologies to improve dairy farming.

6 safe things to do outside and while enjoying the warmer weather

April 7, 2021

There are still ways to have fun while remaining safe. Here is a list of six safe outdoor activities that you can enjoy, to help you to #FinishStrong.

Broadway star, prominent psychologist to be speakers at commencement

March 24, 2021

Broadway star André De Shields will address bachelor’s degree candidates, while Dr. John Gottman, one of the most influential psychologists in the country, will address graduate degree candidates.

Pharmacy students meet urgent need for vaccinators in Wisconsin

March 2, 2021

“It’s a win-win,” says pharmacy student Maggie Hoernke. “We get practice educating patients and administering the vaccine, and we also get to help out the public.

COVID-19 Response: Testing and vaccination updates for employees 

February 17, 2021

This weekly update on campus COVID-19 testing and Safer Badgers covers testing updates, vaccine updates and how to get help

Collaborative effort will look at ways to enhance campus response to mental health crises

January 22, 2021

The primary goal is to further ensure the well-being and safety of students, de-escalate potentially high-stress situations, and promote a shared commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Answers to this week’s top Safer Badgers/COVID-19 questions (week 2)

January 21, 2021

Here are some of the top questions (and answers) from the Frequently Asked Questions we have compiled about Safer Badgers and spring COVID-19 requirements.

Student to student: Our biggest takeaways from 2020

January 13, 2021

What did UW–Madison students learn as they weathered the COVID-19 pandemic? Patience, stamina, and more.

University of Illinois, partner in UW spring testing, surpasses 1 million COVID-19 tests

December 18, 2020

Beginning in January, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will implement a new campus safety and testing program called Safer Badgers, adapted from a successful system called Shield T3 developed by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Trailer to be center of testing

December 14, 2020

A mobile lab run by University of Illinois System subsidiary Shield T3 was set up Friday in Lot 64 near the WARF building. The lab will conduct diagnostic PCR testing of saliva samples collected at sites across campus from students and employees starting in January.