1. More than 1,000 nursing and pharmacy students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations during pandemic

    UW System extending program through summer

    MADISON, Wis.—More than 1,000 nursing and pharmacy students across the University of Wisconsin System have provided COVID-19 vaccinations and earned a $500 tuition credit while also receiving valuable work experience, UW System President Tommy Thompson announced today. Thompson also reiterated that the UW System is offering a second vaccination credit opportunity throughout the summer, from […]

  2. Statement: UW System statements on state budget proposal

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today: “By not extending the $45 million annual budget reduction and by not further mandating a tuition freeze, the budget committee offers the UW System flexibility to develop talent, generate life-changing research and deliver the education students expect and families deserve.  Besides […]

  3. Dr. Maria Gallo named new Chancellor of UW-River Falls

    Appointment takes effect July 15, 2021

    MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Maria Gallo, President of Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pa., has been named the 20th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–River Falls. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved Gallo’s appointment, following a recommendation made by a selection committee. Gallo will assume the leadership post on July 15, 2021. […]

  4. UW System campuses preparing for return of precollege and youth programs this summer

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System universities are preparing for the return of precollege and youth programs to campuses this summer with safety protocols in place and in consultation with local and state health authorities. After widespread cancellations of such programs in summer 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wisconsin’s public universities are re-introducing the programs […]

  5. Investment in UW System capital projects would increase STEM and health graduates, accelerate business growth in local communities

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System is seeking investment in campus infrastructure that would modernize classroom and lab space; lead to an increase in science, engineering, technology, mathematics (STEM) and health graduates; and accelerate business growth in local communities. Over the last 10 years, the number of UW System graduates in STEM and health programs […]