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.
January 17A Practical Approach to Project Management for Graduate Students 9:00AM, 313 Pyle Center
February 13How Graduate Students Can Build a Personal Brand: Standing Out in a Crowded Job Market 11:30AM, 159 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building
February 19Successful Interviewing 4:30PM, Union South, Check TITU
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. These profiles illustrate the diverse and important ways that WARF contributes to graduate student success at UW–Madison.
PhD Candidate, Freshwater and Marine Sciences
Luke Loken is a hydrologic research technician for the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center and is pursuing a PhD in Freshwater and Marine Sciences. He and his colleagues developed a tool to better understand aquatic ecosystems.
PhD Candidate, School of Social Work
Eun Ha Namkung is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Work and graduate assistant at the Waisman Center. Her research interests center around the dynamics and consequences of family caregiving over the life course.
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.