Jennifer L. Mnookin installed as UW’s 30th leader

On Friday, April 14, an investiture ceremony installed Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin as the 30th leader of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The ceremony capped a week of special investiture events that celebrated both Mnookin’s ascendency to the chancellorship and the university’s history of curiosity-driven yet revolutionary research, esteemed public service and teaching excellence.

Celebrate APIDA Heritage Month

APIDA Heritage Month is underway, with several upcoming events happening yet this month. Encourage your student to attend and reflect on the theme: “Voices Intertwined: Stories That Shape Us.”

Supporting our students when tragedies happen

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor shares how we support students when tragedies occur and ways the university provides support to students who may be struggling.

March Badger Family Forum: Ask Us Anything

Join us this Friday for our monthly Badger Family Forum, a time for families to hear from campus experts about timely topics. These virtual events allow you to ask questions that matter to you – …

Upcoming Family Events

Whether you’re looking to visit your Badger this spring or planning ahead for fall events, the Parent and Family Program offers a variety of opportunities to visit your student and connect with the campus community. …

Preparing for Spring Commencement

Congratulations to our families whose students are graduating this spring! Read more about how your student and family can prepare for Spring 2023 Commencement. Ceremony Overview The ceremony for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Law Degree candidates …

Badgers are in demand after graduation

To help prepare students for careers post-graduation, UW schools and programs deliver hands-on training in real-world skills along with experience in professional settings and face-to-face meetings with employers. In fact, 71 percent of UW graduates seeking jobs received an offer by the time they graduated in 2021-22, according to the First Destination survey.

Summer Term Helps Students Stay on Track

Summer is a great time for your student to take a popular course, work on a challenging subject or lighten their load for fall or spring. And with more than 1,000 courses offered during Summer Term — hundreds of them available online — students can keep moving forward on their academic goals and get closer to graduation.

Supporting Your Student’s Career Exploration

College is a time of exploration, and that includes major and career options. If your student is undecided, advisors tell us this isn’t a disadvantage. In fact, college can be a great time for students …

Remembering Chancellor Emerita Blank

We join the UW community in mourning the loss of Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Blank, who died of cancer on February 17. During her tenure at UW–Madison, from 2013–2022, Blank focused on improving educational outcomes and the student experience, further elevating the university’s world-class faculty and placing the university on firm financial footing