Tag: UW System

2017 UW System Faculty College Application Deadline is March 8

The deadline for applying to attend the 2017 UW System Faculty College May 30 through June 2 at UW-Richland is Wednesday, March 8. Each year, Faculty College hosts approximately 100 faculty and instructional academic staff from across the UW System for three days of intensive exploration of teaching, learning and curricular issues. Please email catl@uwgb.edu if […]

UW System’s 16th Annual Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, April 21

The 16th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity will be held on the UW-Stevens Point campus on April 21. University of Wisconsin undergraduate students will join their peers from two-and four-year campuses in sharing research projects to a statewide audience. Students from all academic disciplines present on a wide variety of topics through […]

2017-19 State Legislative Leadership Guide

In preparation for the upcoming 2017-19 legislative session, UW System state relations directors have assembled contact information for a list of key legislative leaders from both parties and both houses. The pdf guide includes party leadership and certain committee membership, including Joint Finance. 2017-19 WI Legislative Leadership Guide In addition, UW System shares a more […]

Deadline extended for UW System Spring Conference

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning announces an extended deadline to submit proposals for the UW System Spring Conference on Teaching and Learning, “At the Crossroads: The Future Landscape of Learning.” The conference will take place April 20-21, 2017 at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, Wis., and will bring 200 students, […]

UW System Ranks #13 in World for Innovation

Reuters announced its Top 100:  The World’s Most Innovative Universities – 2016. The University of Wisconsin (UW) System ranks #13 in this world-wide ranking. The Reuters list relies exclusively on empirical data, such as patent filings and research paper citations. The UW System has 176 new patents from student products and discoveries and more than […]

New website connects employers to UW student talent

The UW System recently announced the launch of its Career Connect website that connects Wisconsin employers with students for internships, job shadowing, and potential careers.  Career Connect was created in-house to help students get experience in their chosen field, while employers have the opportunity to capitalize on the talent at UW institutions. “This is a […]

Board of Regents approves plan, budget request

The UW Board of Regents approved today (August 19, 2016) UW System’s 2020 Strategic Framework and also the 2017-19 Biennial Budget Request to Fund the 2020FWD Initiatives. UW System President Ray Cross told the board the framework is designed to provide strategic direction for the UW System in four key areas:  the educational pipeline, the […]

Chancellor Gary Miller on the UW System budget

Chancellor Miller spoke with a steady stream of media members this week regarding an announcement by UW System President Ray Cross on next biennial budget request. Here’s some of the coverage: WeAreGreenBay: Debate over tuition freeze Press-Gazette: Chancellor to appeal to the public WHBY: Chancellor’s react to budget request WBAY: Leaders want to end tuition […]