A “capstone class” taught at the Wisconsin Energy Institute is helping the Wisconsin city of Waterloo evaluate whether it could generate all its electricity from renewable sources on city-owned land. Read more.
The program is well underway in the city of Monona and now other Wisconsin communities are encouraged to apply for the next round to become a UniverCity. Learn more about the Alliance.
Crystal Potts will join University Relations as the director of state relations for UW–Madison in November.
Potts comes to UW–Madison from Wisconsin state Sen. Howard Marklein’s office, where she served as his chief of staff and supported the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee.
This resource illustrates the university’s funding sources, expenditures, student financial aid, fund balances and economic impact. Chancellor Rebecca Blank states, “It is my hope that this document helps us build the case for why UW–Madison should be a priority for investment by the state of Wisconsin.”
The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded nine grants totaling more than $400,000 to organizations throughout Wisconsin. One project aims to increase access to nutritious summer food program for students including access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank writes in her blog that the System budget request aligns well with the institution’s goals.
“I’m happy to support this request, and I hope you will join our efforts over the next nine months as part of the state budget process,” Blank says.
Chancellor Blank highlighted student and faculty achievement saying that in many ways 2015 was a record-setting year for the state’s flagship university. She urged a renewed commitment to keeping UW–Madison among the top public universities at a time when peer institutions are seeing greater investment from their respective states.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank recently paid a visit to the students of the TRIUMPH and the community leaders they work with to learn what they’re doing to improve health care and train to practice medicine in the underserved areas of Milwaukee.
Over the next four years, education researchers at DPI and the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), part of UW–Madison’s School of Education, will analyze data from all state public schools.
Explore a collection of examples of how UW–Madison is working to improve people’s lives beyond the borders of its campus — to farm fields, water ways, manufacturing floors and beyond.