Recent UW System News

  • UW System and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation introduce online “how to” Talent Generator

    New online tool will help businesses start successful internship programs

    November 12, 2019

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis.—To make it easier for businesses to launch their own internship programs, the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) have introduced the Talent Generator, a new online tool offering smart tips and best practices for creating and sustaining a successful student talent development program. The easy-to-use, no-cost tool […]

  • Impacts of UW System research are significant, wide-ranging (news summary)

    November 7, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—From the prestigious Research I designation earned by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee to the purposeful research at the 11 comprehensive universities, the University of Wisconsin System’s research infrastructure is robust and remarkable. That was the message received by the Board of Regents today in a meeting that included a variety of presentations and discussions focused […]

  • Regents focus on impact of UW System research

    November 7, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—Every day across Wisconsin’s public universities, researchers are on the verge of the next big breakthrough. From the prestigious Research I designation earned by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee to the purposeful research at the 11 comprehensive universities, the University of Wisconsin System’s research infrastructure is robust and remarkable. “We want to make sure the public […]

  • UW-Stout chancellor finalists named

    November 1, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at University of Wisconsin–Stout in Menomonie, Wis. A 10-member Search and Screen Committee, led by Regent Jason R. Plante and Associate Professor Julie Bates-Maves of the College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences, recommended a list of […]

  • UW System presidential search committee named

    November 1, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—Andrew S. Petersen, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, today appointed a nine-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify a successor to UW System President Ray Cross. Cross announced last week he is retiring after a 42-year career in higher education, including serving as UW System president since February […]

  • UW-Stevens Point hosts UW System’s All In Wisconsin tour

    October 30, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross, along with Regents Mike Jones, Karen Walsh, and Olivia Woodmansee, joined UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson for a series of events at UW-Stevens Point today in the sixth stop of UW System’s All In Wisconsin tour, aimed at demonstrating the value the UW System brings to Wisconsin. […]

  • UW System honors achievements of LGBTQ+ advocates and their allies across UW System

    13 honorees of 2019 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People

    October 28, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System has announced the 13 honorees of the 2019 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People, an annual honor given to LGBTQ+ people or their allies who have helped to create a safer and more inclusive climate for LGBTQ+ people. The award celebrates the memory […]

  • UW System honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipients for 2019

    October 28, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System has announced the 13 recipients of the 2019 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, an annual honor given to faculty, staff, students, or community members to recognize their achievements in advancing equity and inclusion for people of color within the UW System as well as communities […]

  • UW System, Alliant Energy recognize outstanding students, teachers for 2019

    October 25, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—Five University of Wisconsin System students and three teachers are being recognized today by the UW System and Alliant Energy Foundation for their outstanding achievements. The Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Academic Achievement Award recognizes the outstanding academic and community-service efforts of students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups who are pursuing a degree in […]

  • Statements on the announced retirement of UW System President Ray Cross

    October 25, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today his intention to retire. See statements below regarding this announcement. Updates will be posted below.   “The University of Wisconsin System has long been recognized globally as a leading system of public higher education. Ray Cross has provided personal leadership that solidified and enhanced that […]