1. UW System nursing, pharmacy students eligible for tuition credit in fall 2021

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System nursing and pharmacy students will have another opportunity to receive a $500 tuition credit for providing COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots, UW System President Tommy Thompson announced today. Funding from the state Department of Health Services makes this additional opportunity available for vaccines and boosters administered from September 1 to […]

  2. Running the UW System is our responsibility

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    The University of Wisconsin System owns a critical responsibility to open our classrooms this September to deliver the in-person education students deserve and parents expect. And we are planning to do just that. Unfortunately, some want us to ignore our unambiguous authority and duty under Wisconsin law to protect the “health, safety, and welfare of […]

  3. Why I got vaccinated – and why you should, too

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    When I had an opportunity to become vaccinated against COVID-19 last spring, I didn’t hesitate. The vaccine clearly was the best way for me to protect myself and the people I care about from death or hospitalization due to COVID. I was also eager to do my part to help our society beat back this […]