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UW among recipients of grants from Evjue Foundation

June 5, 2019

The charitable arm of The Capital Times has announced that its directors have approved $1,812,000 in grants, including $370,500 to the UW for more than two dozen projects and programs during the coming year.

Science journalist Mandavilli is UW–Madison writer in residence

April 2, 2019

Apoorva Mandavilli, founding editor of an autism news site will be on campus visiting classes, working with students, faculty and staff, and getting reacquainted with UW–Madison, which is also her alma mater.

A thank you, and a goodbye — sweetened with ice cream

August 3, 2017

In honor of Project 72 — an outreach effort highlighting UW–Madison connections and alumni in all 72 Wisconsin counties —  ice cream was served from…

Cap Times’ Evjue Foundation awards more than $300,000 to UW programs

May 17, 2017

The Capital Times’ charitable arm, The Evjue Foundation, is awarding $322,500 in grants to 30 different programs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Nicholas Match raises $100 million for UW–Madison scholarships

December 15, 2016

Once fully funded, the gifts will generate about $4.5 million in annual scholarships to recruit and retain outstanding students.

Great People Scholarship program raises $44 million to help low-income students

March 4, 2016

Since its launch, the program has provided more than 1,900 students with crucial financial assistance.

Boundless Together, Part 4

November 6, 2015

The last of four new commercials about UW–Madison will premiere this weekend during the Badger football game. Learn more about the research highlighted in the spot.

Recent sightings: They filled the hill

October 20, 2015

Hundreds of plastic pink flamingos adorn Bascom Hill for the annual "Fill the Hill" event Oct. 7. The event, which is part of the UW's Annual Campaign, places a pink flamingo on Bascom Hill for each donation pledged.

All Ways Forward: Faculty excellence

October 14, 2015

Our accomplished faculty members are the key factor in advancing the university’s groundbreaking research and exceptional student development. Attracting the best, most talented faculty helps us perpetuate the cycle that drives UW–Madison to be one of the top universities in the nation for innovation, achievement, and astonishing outcomes.

All Ways Forward: Educational experience

October 14, 2015

The UW–Madison experience encompasses far more than just intellectual challenge. Together, our faculty, students, and staff create an environment that makes learning, teaching, and pushing the boundaries of our knowledge vastly more rich and rewarding.

Morgridge match exceeds goal: $250 million raised for faculty positions

September 8, 2015

John and Tashia Morgridge issued a challenge last November to fellow University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni - they would match up to $100 million in donations to fund new and enhanced endowments for named professorships, chairs and distinguished chairs at the university.