1. Alliant Energy’s Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards honor exceptional UW System instructors

    MADISON―Four members of the University of Wisconsin System’s teaching faculty have earned the 2009 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards for their outstanding commitment to student success. The annual awards go to four teachers from UW System campuses located within the Alliant Energy service area. This year’s recipients are: Susan Hagness, professor of electrical […]

  2. UW campus Growth Agenda Projects to benefit student learning in strategic areas

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System today announced more than $1 million of grants to support 18 new Growth Agenda projects across the state. UW System leaders reallocated existing funds to align with projects that directly advance the Growth Agenda for Wisconsin – the university’s effort to graduate more students, create more well-paying jobs, and […]

  3. Regents hear how UW System research can create jobs, industry partnerships

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents September Meeting, Day Two News Summary

    WHITEWATER, Wis. – In its first major report to the Board of Regents, the Research to Jobs Task Force presented about two dozen recommendations on ways to create jobs through UW-led research and increasing the technology transfer to Wisconsin companies. “If we make the small investments, we’ll get big returns,” said Carl Gulbrandsen, managing director […]

  4. UW-Whitewater offers hands-on learning, entrepreneurial focus

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents September Meeting, Day One News Summary