1. UW System announces extended tuition credit for students working at COVID-19 vaccination sites

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced that the $500 tuition credit for eligible UW System nursing and pharmacy students working at COVID-19 vaccination sites is extended to May 22. The credit had been set to expire on March 31. President Thompson also announced students will be eligible for a new summer $500 tuition […]

  2. UW System targets new funds to help incoming freshmen prepare for university with summer bridge programs

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System will provide summer learning assistance to 1,400 additional incoming freshmen this year, more than doubling the number of admitted students receiving help through campus-based summer bridge programs. Summer bridge programs are critical to ensuring that high school graduates make a successful transition to university. While program details and offerings […]

  3. Shortage of workforce talent brings UW System, businesses together (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis. – The biggest challenge facing Wisconsin’s businesses is a shortage of talent and the University of Wisconsin System can play a significant role in addressing the issue by building closer relationships with businesses and communities. That was the message brought to the UW System Board of Regents today by four chambers of commerce […]