Recent UW System News

  • Research in the Rotunda showcases student research

    By Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System

    April 18, 2019

    Nearly 130 outstanding undergraduates from across the University of Wisconsin System this week filled the Capitol Rotunda to share findings from the important research they have conducted over the past year. At this year’s 16th annual Research in the Rotunda, UW-Stout students presented research on supporting sexual violence survivors, while UW-Platteville students discussed how they teamed with NASA to test […]

  • UW System undergraduates showcase research in Capitol Rotunda in 16th annual event

    April 17, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—Students across the University of Wisconsin System showcased their innovative undergraduate research today at the UW System’s 16th annual Research in the Rotunda event in the State Capitol. The nearly 130 students at the event have spent much of the current school year conducting research on important local, regional, national, and global issues. At […]

  • UW System joins national effort to prevent sexual harassment in higher education

    The Action Collaborative is convened by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

    April 10, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System is joining more than two dozen other institutions and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to form the Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. “Our interest in joining the Action Collaborative as a founding member reflects our ongoing dedication to addressing […]

  • UW System commits to developing a Tribal consultation policy with the Native Nations in Wisconsin

    Wisconsin is home to 12 Native Nations

    April 8, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – To strengthen relationships with the Native Nations of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin System has committed to creating and implementing a Tribal consultation policy that will guide the System’s work with Tribal communities. It is believed such a policy would be just the second for a statewide system of higher education in […]

  • Regents honor recipients of Teaching Excellence Awards (day 2 news summary)

    April 5, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored today the recipients of the 2019 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Awards, which mark their 27th anniversary this year. The awards are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. Regent Janice Mueller, who chaired the selection committee, said the […]

  • UW-Stout Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    April 5, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents President John Robert Behling have finalized a 10-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin– In accordance with Regent Policy Document 6-4, the Search and Screen Committee is composed of 10 members, including […]

  • Board of Regents approves two new online Master of Science degree programs

    New graduate degree programs in Applied Biotechnology and Information Technology Management to address industry demand for skilled professionals

    April 5, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has granted its approval to offer two new online Master of Science degrees: one in Applied Biotechnology and one in Information Technology Management. The two programs will be offered through the University of Wisconsin Extended Campus in collaboration with several UW System campuses. Courses are planned […]

  • News Around the UW System – April 2019

    April 5, 2019

    Report to the Board of Regents Through the hard work and initiative of UW-Oshkosh senior Brianna Langs, the campus welcomed a prominent national speaker in March to kick off Women’s History Month. Long-time social justice activist Angela Davis used her keynote to inspire a packed crowd of more than 700 in Reeve Union. Davis spoke […]

  • Regents focus attention on rising student behavioral health challenges (day 1 news summary)

    April 4, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – Reflecting national trends, the number of students in the University of Wisconsin System seeking help for behavioral health issues has increased dramatically over the last decade. As detailed in a presentation to the Board of Regents Thursday, student visits to campus counseling centers across the UW System have increased by 55% since […]

  • Regents focus attention on student behavioral health challenges

    April 4, 2019

    MADISON, Wis. – Reflecting national trends, the number of students in the University of Wisconsin System seeking help for behavioral health issues has increased dramatically over the last decade. As detailed in a presentation to the Board of Regents Thursday, student visits to campus counseling centers across the UW System have increased by 55% since […]