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Styrofoam reuse and recycling program wins competition

A team of UW-Madison undergraduates has won a $90,000 award to expand a novel Styrofoam reuse and recycling program in the Madison area. The award will enable the team to expand and prototype their program to reduce packaging waste through collection and reuse of bio-shipping containers.

Top honors for UW-Madison students of Chinese

The eight-member UW-Madison team won a haul of medals at the Midwest Universities Chinese Speech Contest, held on Saturday, April 19 at Purdue University.

Phi Beta Kappa inducts 116 new members

The Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa welcomed 116 new members at a reception last Saturday night that also honored Anthony DiSanza, professor of music.

Art historian named Beinecke Scholar

Brontë Mansfield, a junior majoring in art history and English, has won a nationally competitive Beinecke Scholarship, worth $34,000 towards graduate study.

Accounting Students Lead the Nation in Top Scoring CPA Exams

Six Wisconsin School of Business students have scored among the top CPA test takers in the nation and are the recipients of the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award given by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).

Agricultural Innovation Prize could turn clicks into big bucks

Four UW-Madison entries in this national competition  — Drsti, Mighty Meal(worm), MoniTag and W2E Slurry Services —  could win a $15,000 cash prize. Vote once per day (through April 24) for the entry you think will have the biggest impact on agricultural food systems.



12 students present work at Posters in the Rotunda

The 11th annual event, held at the Wisconsin State Capitol, offers selected students and faculty advisors from across the UW System the opportunity to share their research findings with Wisconsin legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and members of the public.

UW-Madison Student Innovators Win Desire 2 Learn Grand Prize

An idea that began as a homework assignment for two UW-Madison sophomores living in Sellery Hall’s Entrepreneurial Residential Learning Community, has since grown into a fully functional, award-winning website that serves hundreds of UW-Madison students.   Read more »

Beta Xi chapter records 102 hours of community service in single weekend

The Beta Xi Chapter of The Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity is proud to announce that it was able to contribute a total of 102 hours of community service this past weekend working with a variety of organizations. Read more »

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Awards honor excellence by teaching assistants

Is your TA awesome? The work of 15 teaching assistants was recently recognized in the College of Letters & Science Campuswide Teaching Assistant Awards.