L&S student Deshawn McKinney on Wisconsin Public Television: The Scholar

Discover the life of Deshawn McKinney, a UW student, African-American leader and Marshall Scholarship recipient, as he navigates in troubling political and social times.

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In The Bleacher Report: Jonathan Taylor shoots for the stars at Wisconsin, not Harvard

Nothing could have prepared Jonathan Taylor for what he would experience on this college football recruiting trip. Not those college-level International Baccalaureate classes he was taking in high school, and certainly not the mean streets of Salem, New Jersey, where the greatest education of all was learned by steering clear of all that could go wrong.

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Finding language links

For Lauren Lustek, who graduates this month, the chance to explore her passions led to majoring in both Spanish and Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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Campus remembers graduate student Ian Santino

The landscape architecture student and celebrated teaching assistant was close to completing his master’s degree. 

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L&S students named finalists for Rhodes Scholarship

UW-Madison seniors Kyra Fox and Ross Dahlke - both accomplished undergraduate researchers with exceptional academic credentials - competed as finalists this year for Rhodes Scholarships.

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Jada Kline, winter commencement student speaker, is ready for her Badger moment

Jada Kline has been chosen as the student speaker for the UW–Madison winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 17 at the Kohl Center. She will be graduating with a degree in political science and biology.

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In the Big Ten Network: How a Wisconsin undergrad is introducing the world to astrobotany

For University of Wisconsin-Madison senior Kai Nakano Rasmussen, astrobotany is more than just an academic calling; it is a passion that has led him to create an original rap, website, and clothing line. Rasmussen is an undergrad researcher in Wisconsin’s Gilroy Lab, which studies the effects different environments, including space, have on plant lifecycles.

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Better health through the humanities

A new certificate teaches students historical, cultural and philosophical ways people intersect with health care and provides them a broader, more nuanced understanding of health.

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In Madison365: History doctoral candidate Sergio González earns Ilda Conteris Thomas award

Centro Hispano has announced that Sergio González has earned the 2017 Ilda Conteris Thomas Award and will be honored as part of a year-end banquet hosted by Centro Hispano on Friday, Nov. 17, at the Madison Club.

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