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Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship competition now open for Summer 2018 awards!

We have opened the online application for the 2018 competition of the Scott Kloeck-Jenson Fellowship. These fellowships are for graduate students (from any department) to support overseas travel to potential field research sites for doctoral students (pre-dissertation travel award) and … Continue reading

UW-Madison Doctoral Alum Favorite to Win Colombia’s Next Presidential Election

Sergio Fajardo, former math professor and mayor of the Colombian city of Antioquia is running for president of Colombia. He holds a doctorate degree in mathematics from UW-Madison. Read a former On Wisconsin article about Mr. Fajardo HERE. Learn more … Continue reading

Philip Gourevitch of The New Yorker Visits Madison

On November 9, 2017, Philip Gourevitch, staff writer for The New Yorker, and author, was interviewed for WORT Radio’s “A Public Affair” as a follow up to his recent visit to campus for a public lecture entitled, “Trump’s America in … Continue reading