Tag: UW-Madison

Great Decisions Lecture Series to be hosted at UW-Green Bay on Wednesday, Mar. 27

As a part of the 2019 St Norbert College/UW-Green Bay Great Decisions Lecture Series, UW-Madison Prof. Andrew Kydd (International Relations and Political Methodology) will present the lecture “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future?” on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room B located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Nuclear weapons have not gone away, and […]

NAS Seminar set for Friday, Nov. 9

Christine Anhalt-Depies, from the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at UW-Madison, will give the next NAS Seminar on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. Her topic is “Citizen science: A case of collaboration with the public for wildlife monitoring.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at […]

NAS Seminar series continues on Friday, Oct. 12

Francisco Arriaga, assistant professor of soil science at UW-Madison, will continue the NAS seminar series on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 with the topic “Soil management in agroecosystems: The picture is not always clear.” The seminar reception is at 3 p.m. in Environmental Sciences (ES) 317, Green Bay Campus. The seminar follows at 3:30 p.m. in ES […]

Alumnus Kober says UW-Green Bay made big impact

If elected lieutenant governor, Democrat and Kurt Kober ’01 (Business Administration)  pledges to make public education his number one priority. In his TV advertisement, Kober discusses the importance of education in his life, and asks his viewers to guess which public education experience (including UW-Green Bay) made the greatest impact in his life. The answer of course, […]

Story looks at tenure policy rewriting


The complex process of writing new tenure policies for University of Wisconsin System faculty took a turn recently that frustrated professors and led some to question whether efforts at UW-Madison to write strong layoff protections will be negated by less robust statewide rules. That’s how the Wisconsin State Journal described in providing lengthy, in-depth coverage.

Regents approve more out-of-staters for UW-Madison


How much more elite will UW-Madison become now that a cap on the number of nonresident students it can enroll has been lifted? It won’t, Chancellor Rebecca Blank assured the UW System Board of Regents Friday as they voted to approve her proposal to waive the 27.5 percent cap and let UW-Madison take more out-of-state […]

Regents to consider more out-of-staters at UW-Madison


In a proposed move that could ultimately affect applications and enrollment at other UW System institutions (because Madison’s ripples are felt statewide), the UW’s flagship campus will this week ask UW Regents for permission to lift the school’s cap on out-of-state students. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says the move could attract more young people to […]

UW System (and Madison) ranked in world top 10 for innovation


The news agency Reuters has ranked the University of Wisconsin System eighth on its list of the world’s 100 most innovative universities. The rankings measured such things as academic papers, patent filings and discoveries that have been commercialized. In its analysis, Reuters lauded UW-Madison, in particular, for establishing the nation’s first genetics department in 1910, […]