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Open Seat helps brighten students’ pandemic Thanksgiving

November 23, 2020

Open Seat staff and volunteers spent the weekend before Thanksgiving organizing and packing up food to be handed out to students this week.

UW-Madison adds second surge testing site at Kohl Center for students and employees

November 17, 2020

The rapid antigen tests complement PCR tests currently available for students and employees through University Health Services (UHS) as positive COVID-19 rates continue to rise in Dane County and across the state. 

Record number of students flocked to virtual Summer Term 2020

November 5, 2020

Nearly 11,000 undergraduates enrolled, up 18 percent from 2019. They chose from more than 900 online and remote courses for more than 27,000 course enrollments.

UW–Madison recognized nationally for success in increasing graduation rates

October 28, 2020

After a host of reforms to increase student success, average undergraduate time to degree decreased to less than four calendar years for the first time in 2019 and continued to shorten in 2020.

Green screen saves the opera

October 21, 2020

The same type of advanced technology that makes impossible car chases seem real in a big-budget Hollywood movie like “Tenet” is making UW Opera’s upcoming production of “I Wish It So: Marc Blitzstein — The Man in His Music” possible in the middle of a pandemic.

Largest class ever of new Bucky’s Tuition Promise students receiving free tuition this year

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.

UW–Madison graduation, retention rates reach new highs

October 15, 2020

Nearly 90 percent of UW–Madison undergraduates are completing their degrees within six years, setting a record for the institution and substantially exceeding other major public research universities.

Remodeling project improves student spaces at Red Gym

October 14, 2020

“This project is part of our ongoing commitment to invest in spaces where students can feel at home and where they can find and build community,” says Gabe Javier, associate vice chancellor for student affairs in the area of inclusion and identity.

UW–Madison awarded grant to develop educational pathways for Native youth

September 28, 2020

The Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways seeks to advance the academic achievement and pursuit of STEM interests of Native American students by integrating Indigenous knowledge and methods.

F.H. King group provides students, local community with fresh produce despite pandemic

September 16, 2020

The student organization's goal is to connect students with the land they live on and the food they eat, including combating food insecurity and fighting against social injustice in the food system.

Tuition refund deadline extended for students impacted by COVID-19

September 16, 2020

For students negatively impacted by COVID-19 and who choose to completely withdraw from the semester, a full tuition refund will be possible for one additional week, to Friday, Sept. 18.