1. President Thompson statement on death of General Colin Powell

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today on the death of General Colin Powell: “General Colin Powell was an exemplary leader who I had the […]

  2. UW-River Falls reaches 70% threshold for student vaccinations

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System announced today that UW-River Falls has attained a 70 percent vaccination rate among students. “This is quite an accomplishment for the students of UW-River […]

  3. University of Wisconsin System celebrates 50th anniversary

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System celebrates its 50th anniversary today. On Oct. 12, 1971, legislation signed days earlier by Gov. Patrick J. Lucey took effect that merged the state’s […]

  4. University of Wisconsin System statements on Chancellor Blank’s announcement today

    MADISON, Wis.—UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced today that she will be leaving the university to assume the leadership of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. UW System Regent President Edmund Manydeeds […]

  5. Regents honor recipients of University Staff Excellence Awards (day 2 news summary)

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today honored the recipients of the inaugural University Staff Excellence Awards. These awards recognize exceptional service to the university […]

  6. UW System celebrates 50th anniversary of its founding (day 1 news summary)

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System is turning 50. Fifty years ago, on Oct. 8, 1971, Gov. Patrick J. Lucey signed the bill formalizing the merger of Wisconsin’s […]

  7. Regents announce University Staff Excellence Awards for 2021

    Inaugural awards honor staff in Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Kenosha for work to support UW System mission

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today announced the recipients of the inaugural University Staff Excellence Awards. These awards recognize exceptional service to the university and are […]