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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.

University Housing takes sustainable move-out to a national stage

October 11, 2016 | by Jill Sakai   UW–Madison efforts to reduce housing move-out waste – and give students a real-world opportunity to learn about sustainability – are headed to a national stage this week.

ALL IN on campus democracy challenge

UW–Madison has committed to improving democratic engagement, increasing student voter participation rates and graduating students with a lifelong commitment to being informed and active citizens.

Institute for Research on Poverty receives national award

The award comes as IRP marks its 50th year of examining the causes of poverty and inequality in the United States and approaches to reduce them.

Bill Elvey leaving UW facilities post

September 15, 2016 | The associate vice chancellor for facilities planning and management will be leaving in early October for a position in Texas.

Leaving a legacy of sustainability in UW–Madison Housing

September 13, 2016 | by Jill Sakai As Laura Shere nears her last day working at UW–Madison, one of her final contributions has been to ensure that University Housing’s commitment to sustainability is itself sustainable.