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Wisconsin at the Crossroads: Outreach and Private Support
Mark Lefebvre will discuss the importance of collaboratively crafting the university's story and engaging in outreach to secure and increase private support. He will also address the historic opportunities for communication ...
Results from UW-Madison's 2006 Undergraduate Student Survey
In spring 2006, the Office of the Provost sponsored the ninth UW-Madison Undergraduate Survey. Responses from a random sample of 1,300 undergraduates were used to assess student attitudes, engagement, and satisfaction with ...
Designing Facilities to Build Campus and Public Communities
This presentation is a part of "The New Constellation" seminar series, sponsored by The Center for Biology Education, the Science Alliance at UW-Madison, and WISCAPE. The title of the series refers to the forthcoming "bright ...
Biochemistry Phase II
The renovation of the Old Biochemistry Building at 420 Henry Mall is part of the project formerly known as BioStar 3, which includes razing the 1957 wing and constructing a new addition for Biochemistry. Old Biochemistry ...
Who Ever Thought Need-Based Grants Would Increase Low-Income College Enrollment?
When Congress established the Basic Education Opportunity Grant (BEOG) program in 1972, research predicted need-based grants would remove an important financial barrier to college attendance and raise college enrollment ...
The Evolution of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
In 2008, construction will begin on the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. These twin centers -- the private Morgridge Institute for Research (MIR) and the public Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) -- will serve as ...
Strengthening Academic Programs through Inter-campus Collaboration
Collaborations between academic programs are seen as a way to stretch academic resources, especially the highly valuable resource of faculty expertise. One recent joint initiative by two University of Wisconsin System ...
The Idea of Engagement and the African University in the 21st Century: Some Thoughts
Lesley Le Grange teaches and researches in the fields of environmental education, research methodology, science education, and curriculum and assessment. He is the recipient of three national (South African) awards for ...
An Inventive Wisconsin: Ingenuity, Enterprise, and the Knowledge Economy
Tom Still will talk about the work of the Wisconsin Technology Council, which serves as the independent science and technology advisor to the governor and the state legislature and addresses Wisconsin's strengths and ...
Diversifying Academic Leadership