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Making Research Work: Supporting our international students and researchers

UW–Madison has an amazing community of international students, visiting scholars, and faculty who now call Wisconsin their home. The university benefits from the scientific and cultural contributions of these students and scholars.

Second Round of Research Funding from American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance has partnered with UW–Madison through the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) to offer multiple mini grants. July 8 is the deadline to apply.

VC for Research and Graduate Education records podcast for Badgers United

In The Flagship podcast, Steve Ackerman, gives us holistic view of research at UW–Madison – from securing highly competitive federal grants to the innovations that improve lives across the world.

Empty labs seeing life again

UW–Madison has initiated Phase 1 of the campus Research Reboot, a limited expansion of on-campus research, while ensuring we are following campus guidelines to minimize the impacts of the pandemic to our campus and broader community. Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Steve Ackerman, explains that research will be…

UW launches COVID-19 impacts site

How UW–Madison is supporting public health and the people of Wisconsin.

COVID-19 and the American Workplace: A Conversation with Wall Street Journal’s Lauren Weber and WSB Faculty

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched virtually every aspect of our working lives, imposing a new set of challenges for employees and employers alike. Wisconsin School of Business faculty recently examined these workplace issues in a live panel discussion facilitated by Lauren Weber, a reporter with The Wall Street Journal.

WCER researchers studying surge of online internships during COVID-19

Education researchers at the UW–Madison are using a new rapid-response grant from the National Science Foundation to rigorously analyze how online internships are influencing academic and career outcomes for a growing number of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The $145,000 award will fund a six-month, mixed-methods study examining college student experiences with online internships.

The winners: Cool Science Images 2020

Eyeball-licking geckos, wiggling brain cells and a whole planet’s worth of weather are among the winners in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s 10th Cool Science Image Contest. “The quality of the images and videos produced on campus by scientists and people passionate about science is always so impressive,” says Terry Devitt, a judge and one of the founders of the contest. “It is always a very hard job, but a very enjoyable one, to choose the best among them.”

ATP’s Research Administration Modernization Project progresses with software RFP

The latest on efforts to transform research administration at UW–Madison.

40 years and counting, NOAA renews partnership with UW

For 40 years, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has partnered with the University of Wisconsin-Madison to conduct critical research in satellite meteorology through its Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies. NOAA announced this month that CIMSS will continue at UW-Madison for the next five years, in recognition of the strength and value of the decades-long collaboration. The award brings up to $150 million to the research institute.