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Student honors

UW student with foreign policy ambitions receives esteemed Truman Scholarship

April 12, 2024

In addition to funding for graduate studies, Truman Scholars receive leadership training, career counseling, and special internship and fellowship opportunities within the federal government.

Computer science

UW–Madison to name new Computer, Data & Information Sciences building for John and Tashia Morgridge

April 11, 2024

The building will be the first to bear the name of UW–Madison’s largest benefactors.

Rankings

UW–Madison graduate programs ranked highly by U.S. News

April 9, 2024

The School of Education was ranked first overall in the country, while computer science ranked 13th, social work ranked 20th, public affairs ranked 23rd overall and public health 29th.

Recent Sightings

A man high-fives a person in a Bucky Badger costume.

2nd- and 3rd-shift employees recognized for work A late-night event at Varsity Hall in Union South recognized all the 2nd- and 3rd-shift employees at UW–Madison who ensure campus operations run smoothly, as part of the year long celebration of UW's 175th anniversary. See more

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Andrew W. Stevens: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children is updated

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Research

UW–Madison researchers develop better way to make painkiller from trees

April 8, 2024

The process is primarily water based, relies on green solvents, and is continuous rather than a batch reaction, which makes it ideal for industrial applications.

Geology

Exceptional meteorite, plowed up from a Dane County field, finds new home in UW Geology Museum

April 2, 2024

The hunk of iron weighs in at nearly 110 pounds, is Wisconsin's 15th classified meteorite, and is the first ever recorded in Dane County.