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John Carey Head and Neck Cancer Scholarship

The John Carey Head and Neck Cancer Scholarship provides funding support for students and fellows engaged in head and neck cancer research and clinical care activities at the University of Wisconsin. John Carey was diagnosed with hypopharynx cancer in 2006 at the age of 77. John underwent a series of surgery and radiation treatments and… Read more »

Karl Harter Head and Neck Cancer Scholarship

The Karl Harter Head and Neck Cancer Scholarship provides pilot research funds and support to students and fellows engaged in head and neck cancer research at the University of Wisconsin. Karl Harter was diagnosed with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC) in 1998 at the age of 47 with a complex tumor behind his right eye. He… Read more »

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), a transdisciplinary research institute opening in 2010 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, comprises a community of thinkers studying the information supporting life, ranging from cells to societies. Exploring information at the interfaces of research, educational innovation, and entrepreneurship, the Institute promotes theoretical and experimental laboratory research, numerous collaborative programs,… Read more »

Parents’ FAQ

What is the Parents’ Fund? It is a general fund that meets specific student needs on campus, including career development, classroom enhancement, research opportunities, and student organizations — all the things that make the UW a world-class place to learn. Who gives to the Parents’ Fund? The university relies on the generosity of alumni, parents,… Read more »