Stories from UW Faculty and Staff

What’s Next: UW–Madison is on the RISE

In early 2024, Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin launched the Wisconsin Research, Innovation, and Scholarly Excellence (RISE) Initiative to strategically hire faculty members, develop research infrastructure, improve interdisciplinary collaboration, and increase educational opportunities.

Revamped MBA Targets Executive-Level Business Professionals

In fall 2023, the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) revealed a major redesign of its executive MBA program.

L&S Preps Students for Career Success

SuccessWorks — a seven-year-old service developed by the UW College of Letters & Science and dedicated to students across the university — is transforming its career advising methods through the support of steadfast donors and deeply committed staff members.

Open-Concept Lab Brings Bio Engineers Together

Known for cultivating a cooperative environment, the UW Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) is fostering face-to-face collaboration that is vital in the field of CBE.

Keeping Wonder Alive at UW–Madison

UW–Madison believes in the wonder of learning, and outreach is an important aspect of inspiring that wonder in future generations of Badgers.

What’s Next: Philanthropy Transforms Beloved UW–Madison Landmark

The Lakeshore Nature Preserve — a 300-acre area on the south shore of Lake Mendota — is on the brink of some exciting developments.

Veterinary Medicine Celebrates Expansion and Future Innovation

The UW School of Veterinary Medicine is a powerhouse for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Madison community, and the state.

Accessibility, Belonging, and Wellness on Campus

Since fall 2023, UW–Madison has been offering students and community members wellness support like never before.

A New and Improved Babcock Hall

In April 2023, the UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences celebrated the completion of construction to modernize Babcock Hall — the core of the UW’s dairy-product research and training.

Anonymous Gift Grows More Space for Organic Agriculture

Wisconsin is among the nation’s top producers of organic agriculture. It ranks second in number of organic farms, according to a recent survey by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

UW–Madison celebrates completion of new and improved Babcock Hall facilities

FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail The time has come to celebrate the completion of a major construction project for UW–Madison’s Babcock Hall, the heart of the university’s dairy product research and training.

Research Fellowship Aims to Diversify the Brewing Industry

“There’s so much more that goes into brewing beer than just the ingredients,” says Tony Bugher, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company.

Matt Ruark named first Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Grower BCS Chair

Matt Ruark, professor and extension specialist in the UW–Madison Department of Soil Science, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Grower BCS Chair at the UW–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

Kikkoman Marks 50th Anniversary in U.S. with $3 Million Gift to CALS

Fifty years ago, Kikkoman Foods opened its first U.S.-based soy sauce production plant in Walworth, Wisconsin, launching the company’s partnership with the state and its flagship university.

Chris Emfinger Receives 2023-24 Boyer Award

Chris Emfinger, postdoctoral researcher in the Attie Lab, is the recipient of the 2023-24 Boyer Award for Postdoctoral Excellence in Biochemistry.