News

UniverCity Year extends to Dane County

The project is now seeking faculty and staff interested in partnering on projects in economic development, affordable housing, county service use, and water quality.

Fast-track master’s program targets growing energy analysis field

The one-year Resource and Energy Demand Analysis program aims to meet employer demand for graduates with skills in behavioral economics and statistics and a solid understanding of the energy industry.

Spring break offers a chance to rest and recharge

University Health Services is offering a series of free drop-in wellness workshops for students who are on campus during spring break. Topics include stress management, nutrition, sleep, and more.

UW leads in Peace Corps volunteers

UW–Madison ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 87 Badgers currently volunteering worldwide.

Aldo Leopold weekend held March 4-5

Local events include Saturday Science, Madison Reads Leopold, and a walk at the UW Arboretum.

New scholarship prepares global leaders

Launching in fall 2017, the King-Morgridge Scholars Program will prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.

New forums drive energy research

The Wisconsin Energy Institute has launched the Forward in Energy Forums to foster collaboration and progress in  energy research on campus. The first of the monthly series, on Energy and Natural Systems, will be January 31.

Green Fund info session Jan. 27

A second info session about the new UW–Madison Green Fund will be held at Union South on January 27. Bring questions, ideas, and potential collaborators!

Paul Robbins’ statement on climate change

The Nelson Institute director’s statement upholds the value and integrity of climate research at UW–Madison and partner institutions.

Force for Positive Change awards

Four Wisconsin businesses with missions that merge entrepreneurship, social change and sustainable practices each received a $25,000 “Force for Positive Change Award” during a ceremony Friday, Nov. 18.