"Now that I’m here at Madison, every day validates that I made the right decision. Every day, I think, yes, I’m so glad I’m here."
"The biggest thing that CAE has provided me is a support system of reliable staff that can help me with job opportunities, internships, advising — almost anything.”
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L&S Student Stories
144 students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honors society
Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic society honoring the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary, ΦΒΚ stands for freedom of inquiry and expression, disciplinary rigor, breadth of intellectual perspective, the cultivation of skills of deliberation and ethical reflection, the pursuit of wisdom, and the application of the fruits of scholarship and research in practical life.Read More »
In The Wisconsin State Journal: 3 UW students win prestigious Goldwater scholarship
Three UW-Madison students have been named winners of the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship, for their undergraduate work in the sciences. Cory Cotter, Emily Jewell and Lucas Oxtoby were winners of the scholarship, while Elizabeth Penn was selected as an honorable mention.Read More »
UW-Madison student one of two finalists for inaugural title of National Youth Poet Laureate
UW-Madison student Hajjar Baban is one of two finalists for the inaugural position of National Youth Poet Laureate. The title will be bestowed for the first time on April 26 by the literary arts organization Urban Word and leading national poetry organizations.Read More »
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