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It is the people of Wisconsin who have helped to make the University of Wisconsin–Madison great. The 72 counties of the state have sent the UW their very best thinkers, athletes, builders, scientists, leaders, reformers, writers, scholars, engineers, and heroes.
It is the accomplishments of these remarkable individuals that have given the university its reputation as a world-class institution. For that, we offer the people of Wisconsin our deepest gratitude.
The strong relationship between the university and the people of the state is long-standing. The founders of both Wisconsin and its university saw the school and the state as inextricably bound.
Out of a great number of stories, we’re sharing here examples from each of our 72 counties of how the people of Wisconsin have done great things that have enhanced the strength and reputation of the state’s flagship university.
Read about one of the remarkable individuals or organizations in your county and other counties in the Badger State. You’ll find over and over that the university has greatly benefited from ideas, inventions, and other contributions from people throughout Wisconsin. This is a true partnership.
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Stories From Across the State
Don Osterday, juggling the demands of family life and a full-time job, took 11 years to get his master’s degree in school counseling from UW–Madison. “At the time, they told me that it was…Learn More
By the numbers, cranberries are big business in Wisconsin. The Badger State produces 58 percent of the nation’s cranberry crop, making Wisconsin the top producer in the country. Five million barrels of cranberries are produced…Learn More
Nestled on a quiet street near Brewery Creek in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, the nine cabins and limestone buildings that make up the core of Shake Rag Alley look like a quirky postcard from the Wisconsin…Learn More
The Story in Numbers
Administrative Costs at the UW are Extremely Low 1
- Office of the Chancellor’s Budget in Brief 2016 – 17
- 2017 Best Colleges, U.S. News & World Report
- Academic Ranking of World Universities, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, 2017
- Data Digest 2016 – 17, Office of the Provost
For more information on any of the 72 stories, please contact Vince Sweeney ’78 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-308-5135.