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UW–Madison spends a day at the Wisconsin Capitol

April 26, 2023

The annual event featured discussions with state legislators, graduate student research projects and faculty flash talks along with remarks from Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin and a closing event with Director of Athletics Chris McIntosh.

UW showcases statewide and local impact in latest reports

April 25, 2023

New reports show how UW–Madison benefits the state through career preparation, economic development, innovative partnerships and workforce development.

Physician training track focuses on serving rural areas

April 25, 2023

Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine students complete clinical rotations in small towns to learn how to provide medical care in rural areas. Dozens of physicians play crucial roles as volunteer preceptors throughout the state.

UW–Madison journalism students help Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens announce expansion

April 24, 2023

Students created and ran a public relations campaign for the Dane County nonprofit as part of their public relations strategy coursework.

Five startups from UW with great ideas to protect the earth

April 19, 2023

From improving air quality, water scarcity and quality, to renewable and alternative energy sources, these solutions are not only better for the environment — they’re better for business.

5 student entrepreneurs to keep an eye on

April 12, 2023

An incubator in its own right, UW–Madison creates the conditions for emerging entrepreneurs to take flight

UW–Madison is part of new national effort to increase college access for rural, small-town students

April 4, 2023

Small Town and Rural Students (STARS) College Network will build on existing recruiting efforts and create new pathways for students who might not otherwise recognize the full range of educational options available to them.

Five health tech startups you should know

April 4, 2023

As these early-stage companies continue to grow, they’re creating high-paying scientific and professional jobs in Wisconsin. They’re also contributing to the state’s economy by attracting venture capital investment and other funding.

Health care on the home front: UW grads remain in the state to keep Wisconsin well

March 30, 2023

Doctors, nurses and pharmacists educated and trained in the UW’s health sciences programs are working in every one of the state’s 72 counties.

Weather station network to expand across Wisconsin, aiding farmers and others

March 28, 2023

With the help of a statewide network of weather stations known as a mesonet, the state would be better equipped to deal with the future obstacles of a changing climate.

Newborn Screening Program on UW–Madison campus helps millions

March 21, 2023

These newborns have had their dried blood spot samples tested at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene on campus for a variety of rare, serious disorders that, left untreated, can lead to severe health issues and sometimes death.

UW–Madison engineering talent critical to state, national economic progress

March 16, 2023

A planned new building is a critical starting point in the college’s ability to provide a hands-on education to many more engineering students and help keep pace with industry growth.

From concussions to PFAS: five ways UW research is tackling real-world problems

March 7, 2023

From advanced materials aimed at making athletes safer to medical discoveries that could one day help treat ailments like blindness, here are just a few examples.

Newest Field Day Lab educational video game is a deep dive

March 2, 2023

The game represents exciting new frontiers for game-based learning and a major achievement for the internationally-recognized lab, which built it with input from teachers across Wisconsin.

Governor’s budget proposal includes new engineering building and needed infrastructure advancements across campus

February 28, 2023

The governor released his proposed budget for the 2023-25 biennium. Chancellor Jenifer L. Mnookin welcomed the prioritization of critical infrastructure projects across campus.

SuccessWorks helps Letters & Science students translate majors into careers

February 28, 2023

SuccessWorks, in the College of Letters & Science, collaborates with students early in their career exploration process to match majors and interests to future careers.

Badgers are in demand after graduation. How UW is making it happen.

February 21, 2023

To help prepare them, students receive hands-on training in real-world skills, experience in professional settings and face-to-face meetings with employers.