Spotlight

Student wins Marshall Scholarship for graduate education

Phoenix Rice-Johnson was one of 43 Marshall Scholars from across the country. She plans to use her scholarship money to pursue a master’s in public policy, pursing voting rights research. She was one of three students from her Hawaii high school to attend a university on the “mainland.”

ASM leader lost lots of elections, but didn’t lose heart

ASM Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak lost a lot of elections before he became outreach director. “I had these three years of all downhill, but I kept going,” Yogev says. Despite failures, he learned one important thing: how to #CarryOnBadger.

UW-Madison ranked #1 for semester study abroad participation

This past year, 2,224 Badgers studied abroad – a four percent increase from the year prior, pushing UW-Madison to the #1 ranking. 56 percent of the students who studied abroad did so for at least a semester. Learn more

Internships in Africa offer ‘priceless knowledge’

This past summer, UW–Madison students were doing internships all across the African continent. Hear from two students about their experiences in South Africa and Uganda, then learn more about how you could intern abroad in Africa.

Following after father, UW junior works as exec at fashion company

Latico Leathers is a family leather goods company run, in part, by UW junior Olivia Schreiber. Schreiber is following in the footsteps of her father, who started Latico when he was a few years older than she, 30 years ago. Read more about her line “Latico by Liv.”

Video: First generation pharmacy student talks challenges of transition

As a first generation pharmacy student, Joanna Adamiec had to face additional challenges when she first came to school. Hear Adamiec talk about how the Working Class Student Union helped her with transitioning into life as a college student.

Free tickets available for Cap Times Idea Fest

A limited number of free tickets to the Cap Times Idea Fest, Sept. 16-17, featuring 60+ notable speakers including author David Maraniss and the top editor of the Washington Post, are available to UW students. Register using the promo code IdeaFestUWMadison.

Photo: The words "We the" on the U.S. Constitution

We the People — are going to celebrate Constitution Day

Constitution Day is Sept. 17, and UW-Madison has prepared a schedule of events to honor one of our founding documents, including a panel discussion on James Madison and the Constitutional Legacy.

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UW student interns at the White House

From studying abroad to interning across the world, UW–Madison students have had some amazing opportunities this summer. As a White House intern, UW engineering student Collin Doerflinger was there at the signing of an executive order to revive the National Space Council. Read Doerflinger’s account of this historic moment.

UW-Madison ranks No. 1 for ‘best health services’

University Health Services was recognized as the best health services in the nation for the second year in a row, according to the Princeton Review. UHS beat out 381 other colleges and universities across the country.