The newly formed student organization seeks to support female students of economics, traditionally a male-dominated field.
From its earliest days, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Geology Museum was a communal undertaking. The first UW Board of Regents meeting, in 1848, included a call to create "a geological and mineralogical cabinet of the various ores, rocks, fossils, &c., found within the state." That legacy of generosity, of community contributions for the greater good of science and shared knowledge, continues today.
New data from two comprehensive surveys show nearly 90 percent of respondents are employed full-time, attending graduate school or both.