The combination of a superb graduate education and one of the world’s most successful research enterprises is the signature of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Our academic programs: explore the data
The Graduate School is invested in graduate student success and maintains high standards of academic quality and rigor, shown in our various statistical resources.
When you participate in professional development at UW–Madison, you build skills needed to succeed academically and thrive in your career.
April 20Madison College Open House 9:30AM, Room TBD, Madison College Truax Campus
April 23Writing Center Workshop – On the Academic Job Market: Writing Statements of Current and Future Research 3:30PM, 6176 Helen C. White Hall
April 24Apple Device Enrollment Program Session With Keith Mountin 10:00AM, SAC Hearing Room, 4th Floor , 333 East Campus Mall
April 25Pre-Internship Workshop II: Developing Your Project 9:00AM, 1360 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building
April 25Writing Center Workshop – Writing Resumes and Cover Letters 3:30PM, 6191 Helen C. White Hall
News and Announcements
Stay informed important issues affecting graduate students with news and priority announcements from the Graduate School.
Alumni career profiles
Explore the variety of career paths open to you as a UW–Madison graduate by reading the success stories of some of our alumni.
Teddy Wiggins is a University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate from the School of Music, in violin performance. He is currently a co-concertmaster/principal violinist with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, a training orchestra that develops musicianship and prepares musicians for professional careers.
Graduating from UW–Madison in 1995 with a PhD in electrical engineering, Winslow Sargeant is motivated by a passion for solving problems.
Zulmarie Perez-Horta completed her doctoral program in Cellular and Molecular Pathology from UW–Madison in 2016 and began a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington D.C. in fall of 2017.
Research and Innovation
Our philosophy is clear and time-tested: the creation of new knowledge through research depends on educational excellence and graduate education is perfected through research. Our graduate students, and the work they do, illustrate this synergistic relationship. This Wisconsin tradition is built on a foundation of world-class faculty, diverse students determined to succeed, research innovation and facilities and programs second to none.
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Investing in Graduate Education
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) plays an essential role in supporting the innovative research and graduate education that are cornerstones of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The following profiles illustrate the diverse and important ways that WARF contributes to graduate student success at UW–Madison.
PhD Candidate, Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Katherine Amato is a second-year PhD student conducting research in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Mehle. Her research examines how influenza virus interacts with the cellular environment during infection...
PhD Candidate, Educational Policy Studies, Anthropology
Silver’s research explores the relationship between discourse on girls’ education and sexuality in international development...
PhD Candidate, Cancer Biology
Gardiner's work focuses on the role of HIV-1’s glycoprotein, Env, specifically, Env’s cytoplasmic tail domain in the formation, regulation, and turnover of HIV-1 cell-cell contacts...