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New UW institute to study evidence-based solutions to diversity-related challenges

February 16, 2023

The new Institute for Diversity Science will be a hub for studying the discrimination and evaluating solutions.

New major in information science draws wide array of students with human-centered approach 

February 15, 2023

Graduates will be prepared with computing, analytical and people skills for a large variety of jobs in companies and organizations that need tech and data-savvy employees.  

UniverCity Year program partners with nine communities in 2023

February 15, 2023

The nine communities are the villages of Cottage Grove and Shorewood; the cities of Marinette, Milton, River Falls, and Wausau; and Eau Claire, St. Croix, and Wood counties. Faculty and students will work with the communities to identify projects to undertake.

UW students get taste of real-world learning

February 14, 2023

Through capstone courses, internships and partnerships with employers, students have worked on projects all over the state and nation.

UW’s 5 hottest majors: Student demand, workforce trends drive enrollment gains

February 7, 2023

UW–Madison is constantly evolving to make sure higher education captures student interest and meets the needs of employers here in Wisconsin and around the world.

UW–Madison’s commitment to the state at the heart of new campaign

February 3, 2023

A new campaign will share the hard work and innovation that make Badgers truly unstoppable.

Faculty and staff go on tour with the Wisconsin Idea Seminar

January 23, 2023

This year’s “Forests and Rivers” tour is May 15–19 and will include experiences in the ancient forests of the Menominee Nation and at the banks of some of Wisconsin’s notable waterways, in addition to other stops along the way.

With $9.3 million investment, UW–Madison will establish the Wisconsin Rural Partnership

December 16, 2022

Through research, outreach activities and partnership development, the effort will address the unique challenges facing rural communities

Badger Talks brings campus expertise to expanded audience

December 5, 2022

Badger Talks connects more than 400,000 Wisconsinites to UW experts every year through in-person and digital content, including a podcast.

Five years in, Bucky’s Tuition Promise is building a legacy of affordability across Wisconsin

November 16, 2022

The program covers full tuition for Wisconsin students whose household adjusted gross income is $60,000 or less through scholarships and grants.

University of Wisconsin–Madison named an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

November 7, 2022

UW–Madison's deep commitment to innovation, development and community engagement in Wisconsin has earned the recognition, awarded to nine universities in 2022.

20 years after founding, MS in Biotech drives Wisconsin’s biosciences economy

September 28, 2022

Twenty years on, UW–Madison's MS in Biotechnology continues to prepare students to take leadership roles in the burgeoning biotech economy. About two-thirds of graduates remain in Wisconsin.

UW–Madison’s UniverCity Year is finalist for community engagement award

September 21, 2022

UniverCity Year connects communities across Wisconsin with resources, faculty and students from UW­–Madison to tackle community-identified challenges.

Baldwin Wisconsin Idea grants awarded

June 14, 2022

Eight projects and 10 seed projects show the range of how UW–Madison faculty, staff and students can collaborate with community members to co-create and share knowledge and solutions that will benefit and enrich the lives of the people of Wisconsin, the nation and the world. 

UW–Madison professional degrees and certificates help working adults advance their careers

June 28, 2021

UW-Madison offers more than 85 professional degrees and certificates, available online or in accelerated formats on campus, ranging in subjects from business and data science to engineering and health and medicine.