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.
A $5 million gift honors two UW-Madison alumni and supports graduate students pursuing careers in social work.
The All Ways Forward campaign is the largest comprehensive campaign in the history of UW-Madison. A committee of dedicated leaders offers their vision and generosity to inspire support for key College of Letters & Science campaign goals.
To acknowledge some of the faculty who have helped the Wisconsin Alumni Association further its mission of engaging with alumni and lifelong learners, WAA presents the Ken and Linda Ciriacks Alumni Outreach Excellence Award to Mike Wagner and John Hawks.
The Capital Times’ charitable arm, The Evjue Foundation, is awarding $322,500 in grants to 30 different programs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In addition to the 30 grants for UW, the foundation’s directors also approved $1,166,500 in grants to 82 community projects. In total, The Evjue Foundation is awarding nearly $1.5 million to better the community.
"Fueling Discovery" is a joint effort of the UW-Madison College of Letters & Science and the Wisconsin State Journal. This special section features essays from faculty members across the college about their groundbreaking research.
The College of Letters & Science enjoyed a fantastic year, from research breakthroughs in every discipline, to breaking ground for a new music center that will transform campus and redefine what it means to pursue a musical education at UW-Madison.
We've compiled a few of the stories from a year defined by great achievements and great generosity.
A deep and nuanced understanding of the founding principles of American democracy has long been one of the cornerstones of a political science education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A gift from the Jack Miller Center — as part of the university’s All Ways Forward fundraising campaign — is helping fund a professorship dedicated to American political thought.
The tangible impact of John and Tashia Morgridge's extraordinary match challenge is being felt in the College this fall, as 16 faculty are rewarded with named chairs and professorships. Alumni and friends who answered the challenge include six members of the L&S Board of Visitors.