1. KnowHow2GOWisconsin/EdVest Video Contest award winners announced

    MADISON— Alexander Siy, a middle school student from Brookfield, is the winner of the inaugural KnowHow2GOWisconsin/EdVest Video Contest. Siy, whose video includes an original song composed by the eighth-grader, will receive an EdVest scholarship of $1,000. Micole and Megan Gauvin from Beloit, the contest’s second place winners, will each receive EdVest scholarships of $500. Third

  2. UW System applauds education investment in federal stimulus package

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System leaders today applauded action by the House Appropriations Committee on an economic stimulus package that includes significant funding for higher education. The package expands funding for financial aid, university facilities, and scientific research. “In these difficult economic times, when families are wondering whether they can afford college, this

  3. Regents appoint two UW System chancellors

    The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today formally appointed new chancellors at UW-Green Bay and UW-River Falls, approving all terms of their employment. Thomas K. Harden was appointed as the chancellor of UW-Green Bay, with an annual salary of $216,000. He will take office on June 1, 2009. Dean Van Galen was appointed