History PhD candidate Sergio González researches and writes about families like his own, immigrants from Mexico who have helped shape Wisconsin’s story since the early 20th century.
Writing a dissertation can feel like a mountain you have to climb to finish your PhD, and often, one that you’re climbing alone. But graduate students at UW–Madison can embrace that journey with a group of other dissertators at the Mellon-Wisconsin Dissertation Writing Camp.
Fifteen graduate students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been honored as recipients of the 2017 Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant (TA) Awards. To recognize the excellence of TAs across campus, the Graduate School supports the College …
The University of Wisconsin–Madison joins eight U.S. research universities and a major cancer institute in announcing plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has announced a significant stipend increase for graduate student teaching and project assistants. The increase, 13.3 percent to current stipends, raises the campus minimum from $16,196 to $18,350 for nine-month, 50 percent appointments.
Dear graduate students, faculty, staff, and deans, By now you have heard in early mockups of H.R. 1 The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, there is language that would eliminate a section of current IRS code …
Student organizations are great for catering to student interests, culture and identity, but as fields become more diverse and interdisciplinary, students are developing niches that don’t necessarily fit into a “one size fits all” organization. Catalyst for Science Policy – founded by a few passionate Ph.D. students with some start-up support from the Graduate School – is one such organization.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate School has been selected to take part in a $2 million multi-institutional grant, aimed at studying PhD career pathways. The Graduate School will be awarded $80,000 to collect data on doctoral alumni and current students, to be used for program improvement.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison employs over 2,000 teaching assistants across a wide variety of disciplines. The contributions of TAs in the classroom, lab, studio and field are essential to the University’s education mission. In order …
As engineers, Mehrdad Arjmand and Aaron Olson strive to make a global impact through their work as researchers and entrepreneurs. The pair recently co-founded NovoMoto—a startup working to provide clean, renewable, and sustainable electricity to communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).