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 2010 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: Christina Curras, associate

  2. UW-Milwaukee chancellor search committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 25-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago. Reilly appointed 13 UW-Milwaukee faculty members, two academic staff members, one classified staff member, and two students to the committee. They are joined by one campus

  3. Collaboration benefits higher education and business community

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October Meeting: Day Two News Summary

    OSHKOSH – Two regional organizations from Northeast Wisconsin came before the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday to showcase the broad benefits of collaboration between higher education and the business community. The close partnership between New North, Inc., the Northeast Wisconsin Educational Resource Alliance (NEW ERA), and UW-Oshkosh is promoting job growth,

  4. News from around the UW System – Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President, University of Wisconsin System

    I’d like to share some news from around the UW System. We’ll start right here at UW-Oshkosh. Last month, the campus celebrated the official groundbreaking for the nation’s first commercial-scale dry fermentation anaerobic biodigester.  In plain English, this state-of-the-art facility will turn about 8,000 tons of organic bio-waste, generated each year by the campus and

  5. UW System engaged in reducing achievement gaps

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October Meeting: Day One News Summary

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System’s participation in the national Access to Success initiative aims to narrow the persistent achievement gaps between students from underrepresented populations and white students, the Board of Regents heard Thursday. While current data shows that students of color and those from lower-income families do not either enroll in