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Financial aid

In its fourth year, Bucky’s Tuition Promise continues to draw top state students to UW–Madison

October 13, 2021

The initiative is one of the most powerful ways UW–Madison helps Wisconsin resident students from lower- to moderate-income families afford the state’s flagship university.

Letters & Science

Transformative $20 million lead gift to help realize vision of new Letters & Science Academic Building

October 13, 2021

Irving and Dorothy Levy Hall will create a unified home for the Department of History and nine other L&S academic departments, programs and centers that currently are spread across eight facilities on campus.

Leadership

Blank to become president of Northwestern University

October 11, 2021

Chancellor Rebecca Blank will leave the University of Wisconsin–Madison at the end of the 2021-22 academic year to assume the presidency of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

Recent Sightings

Leila Cleveland of Ho-Chunk Nation dances during the powwow.

Celebration of Indigenous cultures The Wunk Sheek Native American student organization held a powwow in celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day on Oct. 11 at the Gordon Dining and Event Center. See more

Photo by: Jeff Miller

Featured Expert

Kathleen Bartzen Culver: WFT investigation and journalism ethics

Kathleen Culver, director of the Center for Journalism Ethics, is available for interviews about the ongoing investigation into the Washington… More

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Agriculture

New $10M project to study, support diverse perennial forage systems

October 7, 2021

The long-term goal of the project is to have diverse perennial forage systems adopted across more than nine million hectares of land in the U.S., helping to expand the impact of this system’s many benefits.

Research

Researchers win grant to combat misinformation about COVID and 2020 election

October 6, 2021

A team of researchers will study the most effective methods of combating misinformation online, as it posed significant threats to both public health during the COVID-19 pandemic and democracy throughout the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Online education

New online bachelor’s in liberal studies adds to growing list of UW–Madison Online degrees

October 8, 2021

“Students who want to complete their degree but cannot be a traditional residential student should look at what UW–Madison Online has to offer.”