1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. UW-Madison wins federal Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Award

    MADISON, Wis.— The U.S. Department of Education has named UW-Madison a 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Postsecondary Sustainability Awardee, University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced […]

  5. UW System seeks to focus coordination of online education efforts

    MADISON, Wis.—Facing intense competition in online education, the University of Wisconsin System is planning more focused coordination of new and existing resources to capture more of the online education market. […]

  6. 2021 Regent Scholar Awards: UW System recognizes three professors for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System today announced three recipients of the 2021 Regent Scholar Awards. They will be honored at the next Board of Regents meeting April 8 via […]

  7. Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2021

    Educators in Green Bay, La Crosse recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

    MADISON, Wis.—The UW System Board of Regents today announced the recipients of its 29th annual Teaching Excellence Awards. They will be honored at the next Regents meeting, April 9 via […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. UW System President Tommy Thompson cites ties between UW, agriculture

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today told farm owners, agriculture and dairy officials, and researchers that the System’s effort to add agriculture extension agents is another illustration […]

  10. UW System President Thompson, Wisconsin comedian Berens urge continued use of free testing sites

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson and Wisconsin comedian Charlie Berens of The Manitowoc Minute are urging state residents to obtain a free COVID-19 test at one of […]