An innovative new career center launched by the largest college in the University of Wisconsin-Madison celebrated its grand opening with an event that brought together students, alumni, state government representatives, UW System Regents, donors and business leaders.
Honorees include Toya Washington (B.A.'97, Journalism and Gender & Women's Studies), Keetra Burnette (B.A.'04, Journalism), Victor Barnett (B.A.'82, Communication Arts), Sagashus T. Levingston (Ph.D. candidate in English), and Vanessa McDowell (B.A.'03, Sociology).
The facility will handle a wide range of performances — from intimate recitals, to ensembles, to groups of 100 or more musicians and singers. And what look like wagon-wheel windows are actually not windows at all.
Fangdi Pan (B.A.'13, Economics and International Studies) is one of 142 students in the just-announced third class of Schwarzman Scholars. Winners receive full tuition for a one-year master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
As Colombian presidential candidates try to outdo each other with pledges to slash taxes, Sergio Fajardo (PhD'84, Mathematics) has stood aloof from what he calls the “political bazaar.”
Two of UW-Madison's top fundraising priorities received a significant boost today as donors John and Tashia Morgridge announced a new $20 million gift to the university's All Ways Forward campaign to support faculty excellence and student scholarships.
In CNBC: How Kenny Dichter convinced Warren Buffett to work with him—and built 2 multimillion-dollar businesses
L&S graduate Kenny Dichter (Sociology BA'90) is the founder of Wheels Up, a company that offers private jet memberships.
Phoenix Rice-Johnson views her blue-collar background as an asset, one she can draw upon in her scholarship and activism. Rice-Johnson’s voice will be amplified, as she is one of 43 outstanding students from across the country chosen for a prestigious 2018 Marshall Scholarship.