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Press CoverageEducational Access and Innovation

Breaking free: To save students money, colleges are looking to the Open Educational Resources movement

UW-Madison student Zaakir Abdul-Wahid says he routinely needs to skip buying an expensive textbook and get through a course without it.

Press CoverageEducational Access and Innovation

UWMC faculty members known nationally for helping students with college writing

Two University of Wisconsin Marathon County faculty members have received national honors for their efforts to help students across Wisconsin succeed at college-level reading and writing.

Press CoverageEnhancing Quality of Life

Thanks to his potentially lifesaving invention, Eau Claire fire captain to meet Trump

Jeff Dykes' invention to help firefighters in dangerous situations earns him a meeting with the president

News StoryEconomic Development

SBIR Road Tour draws strong attendance in Madison

MADISON – The 2017 SBIR Road Tour drew 137 registered attendees from Wisconsin and beyond on July 18, giving small businesses the coveted opportunity to learn more about America’s largest seed fund for research and development.

Press ReleaseEducational Access and Innovation

Use New Mobile App to See Which UW Schools Are Right for You

UW Journey matches students with their best UW campus fit based upon career goals, extracurricular interests