Recent UW System News

  • UW System Announces Dairy Summit to Convene Top Researchers, Dairy Industry and Agriculture Community

    Dairy Event to be First of UW System’s Wisconsin Idea Summits

    May 16, 2017

    Today, President Ray Cross announced that the University of Wisconsin System will host a Dairy Summit. The Summit will be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison on June 19 to bring industry leaders together with world-renowned UW researchers.  Collectively, they will help identify key priorities for Wisconsin’s dairy industry moving forward. “The dairy industry

  • 125 Undergraduate Students Showcase Research at UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda

    April 12, 2017

    State legislators joined UW System and institutional leaders in welcoming 125 students and more than 50 faculty mentors to the State Capitol for the UW System’s 14th Annual Research in the Rotunda event. “UW System institutions help develop the innovators, entrepreneurs, and researchers of tomorrow. It is an honor to watch the students’ intellectual and

  • Board of Regents honors outstanding UW System teachers (day 2 news summary)

    April 7, 2017

    PLATTEVILLE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored the 25th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards Friday. The awards, which celebrate outstanding achievements in teaching, are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The awards are “a welcome reminder of what a treasure we have

  • “News from around the UW System”

    April 7, 2017

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Platteville students are collaborating on a cutting-edge cancer research project. They are investigating a new way to target and kill cancer cells by inducing a pH change in the individual cell. The students will present their work at Research in the Rotunda on April 12.

  • New report card will track progress on UW System 2020FWD initiatives, goals (day 1 news summary)

    April 6, 2017

    PLATTEVILLE – The University of Wisconsin System is developing a new report card to measure progress toward meeting the goals in its 2020FWD strategic plan and initiatives. “The UW System is committed to accountability and transparency. While we have more than 55 different pieces of data we currently illustrate on our Accountability Dashboard, we want

  • Board of Regents Discusses Accountability, Transparency

    UW System to Implement 2020FWD Report Card

    April 6, 2017

    Today, at the Board of Regents meeting at UW-Platteville, the Regents and UW System President Ray Cross discussed accountability as part of an overall discussion about the System’s 2017-19 biennial budget request. “The UW System is committed to accountability and transparency.  While we have more than 55 different pieces of data we currently illustrate on

  • Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers

    April 3, 2017

    The UW System Board of Regents will honor the 25th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards on April 7 in Platteville at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in teaching. They are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The monetary value of the award

  • Financial aid, regulatory reform, and research funding lead UW System’s federal priorities for 2017 (news summary)

    March 9, 2017

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System will pursue several key issues as part of its federal agenda for the upcoming congressional session, the Board of Regents heard Thursday. Top priorities for 2017 will include federal financial aid for students, relief from burdensome regulations, and sustained funding for research and development. “Federal support helps all

  • UW System to Focus on Financial Aid, Regulatory Relief, and Research Funding in Upcoming Federal Congressional Session

    March 9, 2017

    At the Board of Regents meeting today, the UW System outlined several areas it will focus on in the upcoming congressional legislative session.  The System’s key priorities for 2017 include federal financial aid for students, relief from burdensome regulations, and sustained funding for research and development. “Federal support helps all campuses attract and retain promising

  • UW System Announces Members for New Business Council

    March 9, 2017

    University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announces the members of the new UW System Business Council.  This Council includes key industry leaders from around the state with varied backgrounds, experience, and business perspectives.  This group will meet several times a year to discuss long-term strategic issues and advise the UW System about how the