1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. Statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson on CDC antigen test study

    MADISON, Wis.— University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today issued this statement on a new CDC antigen test study: “We are pleased to have partnered with the CDC on […]

  4. UW System COVID-19 surge testing sites extend operations to mid-January

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that the UW System’s COVID-19 “surge testing” sites will extend operations until mid-January. Free rapid-response COVID-19 testing is being made […]

  5. Statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson on federal funding

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today issued this statement on federal funding: “The UW System has faced extraordinary financial challenges during this pandemic while successfully providing students […]

  6. Wisconsin entrepreneurs benefit from WEDC-UW System programs

    MADISON, Wis.—Thanks to a key strategic partnership with the University of Wisconsin System, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is investing more than $2.6 million in Wisconsin’s small businesses. WEDC’s […]

  7. UW System announces more details on COVID-19 student health care worker initiative

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced additional details to provide incentives to UW students with nursing skills and other health backgrounds to work on the front […]

  8. UW System to accelerate COVID-19 testing for spring 2021

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced residential undergraduate students will be tested for COVID-19 at least once per week during the spring 2021 semester. In addition, […]

  9. UW System waives electronic application fee at 10 universities

    MADISON, Wis.— The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved waiving electronic application fees at 10 of its 13 universities for approximately the next two years. The no-cost […]

  10. UW System extends COVID-19 surge testing

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System COVID-19 “surge testing” sites will operate at least until Christmas, System President Tommy Thompson announced today. The 22 sites across Wisconsin located on or […]