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.
When you participate in professional development at UW–Madison, you build skills needed to succeed academically and thrive in your career.
February 25Writing Center Workshop – The Basics of APA Documentation (sec 1) 3:30PM, 6172 Helen C. White Hall
February 25Illustrator 1 – Software Training for Students (STS) 6:00PM, B1144A DeLuca Biochemistry Building
February 26Python programming for the absolute beginner 10:00AM, 105 Steenbock Library
February 26Photoshop 1 – Software Training for Students (STS) 6:00PM, B1144A DeLuca Biochemistry Building
February 27Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels 12:00PM, Online CIRTL Blackboard
News and Announcements
Stay informed important issues affecting graduate students with news and priority announcements from the Graduate School.
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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.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Holzbaur Lab, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Chantell Evans graduated with her PhD in Neuroscience in 2015. She is now a postdoctoral fellow in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, and was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as one of 15 early-career scientists in the first cohort of Hanna Gray Fellows, a program that supports scientists with the potential to become leaders in academic research.
President, Civilytics Consulting LLC Jared Knowles founded Civilytics Consulting, LLC, in 2016 to pursue his passion of providing high-quality public performance metrics for government services. Knowles completed his political science PhD in 2015 at UW–Madison, where he was also a fellow in the Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences.
Board Liaison and Strategic Initiatives at the Overture Center for the Arts; Founder and Executive Director of the LunART Festival Iva Ugrčić moved to the U.S. in 2014 to pursue a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at UW–Madison, which she earned in 2017. While on campus, she also earned a minor in Business in the Arts from the Bolz Center for Arts Administration at the Wisconsin School of Business. She now serves in the Board Liaison and Strategic Initiatives role for the Overture Center for the Arts.
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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.
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. These profiles illustrate the diverse and important ways that WARF contributes to graduate student success at UW–Madison.
PhD student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Marin studies the interaction of agriculture, development, and the environment in the Brazilian Amazon, focusing on how zero-deforestation policies in the cattle sector affect both deforestation and agricultural productivity.
PhD Candidate, Zoology
Lucas studies population genomics and evolutionary ecology. He is fascinated by how ecological processes, such as population dynamics and species interactions, interact with genomic processes.
PhD student, Chemistry
Lianna's research focuses on the defect-driven growth of two-dimensional materials and their characterization toward solar fuels, light absorbers, and other electronic applications.