Category: Awards & Grants

MIPA student Frankel receives foreign-studies fellowship

Cassie Frankel, a second-year student at the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowship for the 2017–18 academic year. Frankel will use the fellowship to study Arabic through UW–Madison’s Center for European Studies.

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WARF and UW–Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), which serves as the designated patent management organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, moved up to sixth place among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities which were granted U.S. utility patents in 2016. The report, which is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patient and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in university research and innovation.

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Better than your average bike: UW-Madison engineers among top finishers in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

With an efficient, highly engineered vehicle, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Human Powered Vehicle team won fourth place overall in the 2017 ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge North America East.

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UW-Madison awarded ‘100,000 Strong in the Americas’ Innovation Fund Grant

Los Angeles, California: The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by NAFSA and CAF Development Bank of Latin America in honor of NAFSA’s retired Executive Director and CEO Marlene Johnson. Johnson’s public policy leadership resulted in NAFSA becoming a founding partner in the initiative, and this donation recognizes Johnson’s leadership in increasing and diversifying study abroad and her commitment to strengthening relations within the Americas through international education. Continue reading