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Since July, more than 15,000 UW students have activated their personal Handshake account connecting them to thousands of job listings individually tailored to their major, interests, and skills.
A fast-growing number of students at the College of Letters & Science are turning to SuccessWorks to help prepare them for a career after college.
UW Changes Lives: Campus-born fertility company seeks to improve women’s health care, Wisconsin economy
What started as a side project in a UW–Madison laboratory is now a successful business that’s closer than ever to giving women a way to help overcome difficulties in conceiving a child.
As UW–Madison continues to gain recognition for fueling Wisconsin’s high-tech economy, four experienced entrepreneurs with UW roots shared the cardinal lessons they learned.
The first class of students in the new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing at the School of Nursing will graduate on May 11, after a year of intensive training.
To Bill Murphy and the other leaders of the Forward BIO Initiative, Wisconsin possesses all the elements to become a hub of biomanufacturing in the United States, the Midwest’s version of Boston or San Francisco in this rapidly expanding industry.
UW-Madison's UniverCity Year has developed nearly 50 projects with Green County, ranging from rural internet affordability and renewable energy plans to improved community health and public spaces.
CALS and Extension leaders partnered together to fund a one-year research and outreach project at four trial sites to support the growing number of industrial hemp growers.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine has trained more than 50 percent of the veterinarians practicing in the state of Wisconsin, with more than 1,200 spread all over the state.
Wisconsin has a healthy potato industry, ranking in the top 5 nationally. It’s bolstered by support from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, ranging from supplying seed potatoes to advice on growing to research into pests.
UW-Madison’s Division of Extension experts are helping Wisconsin farmers learn how to better grow crops like grapes, hops and hazelnuts, to support the bottom line in a state battered by low prices for corn, soybean and milk.
Focusing on the intersection of farming, land, race, and ethnicity in the state, this initiative of the Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project set out with a goal of bringing people from diverse backgrounds together; people often separated despite living and working in the same towns or regions.
“Apprenticeship is an excellent fit for vegetable farming because so much of how we learn to grow food – is by growing food.”
The School of Veterinary Medicine is at the forefront of developing medical care to keep dairy cows healthy in the first place and treat them when they’re sick.
Students discover their research passion, whether it is modeling weather, doing medical research or making documentaries.