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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    in agronomy at UW Madison David studies microbes in soil which have the ability to filter nitrous oxide into nitrogen Duncan believes his research can help scientists predict the environmental effects of different biofuel cropping systems Photo Credit Matthew Wisniewski Wisconsin Energy Institute Graduate Alumni Providing Multi Industry Solutions UW Madison graduate alumni contribute in important ways through their research outreach and entrepreneurship Three UW Ph D s lead Phoenix Nuclear Labs a Madison company using neutron generation technology to find solutions to critical problems in industries from healthcare to national security Photo credit Kaitlyn Veto Cost Reduction with Open source Computer Simulation Software UW Madison is hosting the Machine Ground Interaction Consortium MAGIC May 12 13 2015 The meeting is in response to military state and national vehicle makers interest in simulation software that will better predict how vehicles will respond to deformable terrain before they are built Our academic programs APPLY NOW FOR GRADUATE STUDY Professional development Administrative KnowledgeBase OUR UNIQUE APPROACH The combination of a superb graduate education and one of the world s most successful research enterprises is the signature of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin Madison More EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS With over 140 master s degree programs and over 100 at the doctoral level the University of Wisconsin Madison offers a wide range of academic fields to choose from More RESEARCH NEWS The research engine at UW Madison is driven by a hunger for discovery gifted researchers top graduate students dedicated staff and some of the finest facilities in the world More NEWS Announcements View all 5 14 15 Giving freight rail tracks a boost 5 15 15 A message from UW System President Ray Cross on new UW System website hotline for reporting waste fraud abuse 5 15 15 Amazing Grace

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Contact us Strengths build on one another at the University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate School World class education combines with a powerful research engine and talented people at UW Madison to create an engaged community of scholars uncovering new knowledge WELCOME Wendy Crone Interim Dean welcomes you to the University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate School More MISSION VISION STATEMENT Our mission is to To foster excellence in graduate education More LEADERSHIP TEAM Meet the team and learn more about the Graduate School More OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH GRADUATE EDUCATION More University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate School Advancing Knowledge through Education and Research The combination of a superb graduate education and one of the world s most successful research enterprises is the signature of the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate School Fast Facts Wendy Crone Interim Dean of the Graduate School Academic Offerings 142 programs at the master s level fall 2014 107 programs at the doctoral level fall 2014 40 of our doctoral programs were rated in the top 10 of their field by the National Research Council 2010 Students Total students enrolled 9 427 fall 2014 International students 2 639 fall 2014 Annual Degrees Conferred 829 doctoral degrees fall 2014 1 845 master s degrees fall 2014 29 master s of fine arts degrees fall 2014 Graduate Student Direct Support Funding provided to UW Madison by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation supports many graduate students via fellowships and research assistantships In fall 2014 TAs participated in teaching 3 959 course sections and RAs supported the research efforts of 1 273 federal grants For university wide Fast Facts click here Our Unique Approach The Graduate School s unique approach to discovery our way of doing research and scholarship and our commitment to the

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    the best programs for graduate study in the world The quality of our graduate programs is shown by the success of our graduates and is recognized internationally 1 NRC ratings identified 40 top ten graduate programs for UW Madison placing us third in the nation 2 The Graduate School sets a standard of excellence and helps to ensure this high level of quality through regular review and approval of graduate programs UW Madison educates the next generation of thought leaders through the more than 150 graduate programs that span all disciplines The Graduate School partners with faculty programs and other units to support a holistic approach to graduate education where students gain transferable skills and breadth beyond their disciplinary area of expertise The mentoring provided by the graduate faculty is an essential component of student development and achievement The success of our programs is shown through our students who go on to lead and advance their fields in a wide range of career paths that include academic research teaching non profit government arts business industry and entrepreneurial ventures Graduate students are an essential part of the institution and graduate education is integral to several university wide goals In addition to their own individual advancement through their graduate studies our students play central roles in both the research and undergraduate education missions of the institution One quarter of the university s faculty staff are graduate assistants With a steady increase in enrollment of domestic minority graduate students over last 8 years graduate students also enhance the diversity of our campus Each year more than half of the new graduate students who enroll completed a previous degree from a UW System school A quarter of our graduate student population includes the best international students representing nearly 100 different countries The Graduate School

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Students Diversity and Inclusion Current Students Completing Your Degree Graduate Catalog Policies Procedures and Forms Funding Professional Development Faculty Staff Faculty Staff Main New Faculty Resources Graduate Program Resources Graduate Program Profiles Graduate Faculty Executive Committee GFEC KnowledgeBase Research Funding and Policy New Location research wisc edu Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Diversity Contact MyUW UW Madison Directory Breadcrumbs Graduate School About UW Madison Graduate School Mission and Vision Mission and Vision Contact us Mission To foster excellence in graduate education Vision Statement Given its campus wide responsibility for graduate education and its connection to the research mission through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education the Graduate School is in a unique position to set university wide standards and policies serve a special advocacy and communication role promote diversity initiatives and otherwise augment the margin of excellence We fulfill these roles by initiating and incubating new ideas and facilitating graduate education through partnerships with schools colleges and other campus units Footer Repeated navigation links About Prospective Students New Current Students Faculty Staff Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education Diversity Contact MyUW UW Madison Directory Advancing Knowledge

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    the Graduate School provides leadership on graduate education matters across campus Kleinman is a professor and former chair of the Department of Community and Environmental Sociology He served as the associate dean for social studies in the Graduate School from 2012 2014 Kleinman s scholarship focuses on commercial pressures on academic science and higher education more broadly as well as on the relationship between democracy and expertise Among his books are Impure Cultures University Biology and the World of Commerce 2003 and the Routledge Handbook of Science Technology and Society 2014 co edited with Kelly Moore 608 262 2433 daniel kleinman wisc edu More Alissa Ewer Assistant Dean Professional Development and Communications The Office of Professional Development coordinates develops and promotes learning opportunities to foster the academic professional and life skills of the graduate education community The Communications Office portrays through various media platforms the values and identity of both the research and graduate education missions of the organization As Assistant Dean Ewer utilizes her background in studio art in her communications leadership role and her graduate degree in higher education in overseeing professional development 608 262 9970 alissa ewer wisc edu Steve Hahn Assistant Dean Admissions and Academic Services The Assistant Dean for Admissions and Academic Services oversees the admissions mission of the Graduate School and manages the major academic milestones of the graduate student career including satisfactory progress dissertator status academic appeals electronic thesis publication and degree award Admissions and Academic Services also provides process training to the staff of our graduate programs and publishing and other guidance for our graduate students Hahn currently serves concurrently as Interim Vice Provost for Enrollment Management of the UW Madison 608 262 2433 steve hahn wisc edu Marty Gustafson Assistant Dean Academic Planning and Assessment The Assistant Dean for Academic Planning

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Academic Services The Office of Admissions and Academic Services serves as a campus resource to promote and facilitate excellence in graduate education for prospective and current graduate students staff and faculty Our office is the academic dean s office for graduate students and is a point of contact throughout their graduate careers from recruitment through graduation We work with students faculty and graduate programs to recruit and admit students ensure their satisfactory progress advise them during their training manage their portfolio and grant degrees We also advise and then approve specially tailored courses of research where the student s interests are highly interdisciplinary or not well served by matriculation in a single degree program Contact the Office of Admissions and Academic Services Graduate Admissions Rm 228 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Dr Madison WI 53706 Phone 608 262 2433 Fax 608 265 9505 gradadmiss grad wisc edu Graduate Academic Services Rm 217 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Dr Madison WI 53706 Phone 608 262 2433 Fax 608 265 6742 gsacserv grad wisc edu Steve Hahn Assistant Dean for Admissions and Academic Services 608 262 2433 steve hahn wisc edu Judy Bauman Director of Admissions 608 262 0735 judy bauman wisc edu Michelle Holland Academic Services Coordinator 608 265 0519 michelle holland wisc edu Elena Hsu Degree Coordinator 608 890 2739 elena hsu wisc edu Alexandra Walter Degree Coordinator 608 262 3011 alexandra walter wisc edu Randy Tackett International Examiner 608 262 0805 randall tackett wisc edu Kasey Fiske Senior Student Status Examiner Admissions Specialist for applicants with family names starting with the letters P through Zz 608 262 8811 kasey fiske wisc edu Sandy Onsrud Senior Student Status Examiner Admissions Specialist for applicants with family names starting with the letters A through Hz 608 262 6749 sandra onsrud wisc edu Debbie Klimek Senior Student Status Examiner Admissions Specialist for applicants with family names starting with the letters I through Ozz 608 890 0318 debbie klimek wisc edu Al Joranlien Receptionist 608 262 2433 alan joranlien wisc edu Chelsea Poeppel Receptionist 608 262 2433 chelsea poeppel wisc edu Diversity Inclusion and Funding The Office of Diversity Inclusion and Funding plays a central role in creating an inclusive and multicultural educational landscape through the retention and recruitment of diverse students especially those of domestic minority and low income first generation college backgrounds who have been traditionally under represented in graduate education We work to promote a shared campus wide commitment to an inclusive climate for all UW Madison graduate students through initiatives such as the McNair Scholars Program and the Graduate Research Scholars communities In addition the unit oversees the Graduate School s fellowship and funding competitions serves as the coordinating unit for multiple external fellowships and provides assistance to graduate students staff and faculty on campus wide funding issues Contact the Office of Diversity Inclusion and Funding LaRuth McAfee Assistant Dean for Diversity Inclusion and Funding 608 265 2906 laruth mcafee wisc edu Maya Holtzman Associate Director Ronald E McNair Post baccalaureate Achievement

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    to apply our admissions process and cost of attendance More FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION Discover financial resources in the form of research assistantships fellowships teaching assistantships and more More Graduate study is about connection For prospective students connecting your experience and interests to a world class graduate education a pre eminent research capacity and an outstanding community are vital Connecting your academic professional and personal goals is a priority The Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin Madison offers all these opportunities and connections and is invested in providing a cohesive integrated student experience Our approach blends a top notch graduate education with the deep sophisticated research opportunities so crucial to a meaningful graduate student experience In addition to making a 1 1 billion annual investment in research UW Madison enjoys a strong global reputation The National Research Council found that UW Madison has more highly rated doctoral programs than any other American university The university is ranked 19 th among world universities one of only six American universities to place in the top 20 of an annual survey done by Shanghai Jiao Tong University It was also ranked 30 th in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings Being part of the intellectual community at UW Madison also means connecting to the broader world through the Wisconsin Idea the century old belief that the boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the state and beyond You ll also want to look at the strength of our faculty who connect through their teaching and mentoring skills Whether they have composed symphonies pioneered stem cell discoveries worked to identify the elusive Higgs boson subatomic particle or used their entrepreneurial acumen to form start up companies faculty are finding creative ways advance knowledge through education and research But you ll live here

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  • Graduate School | University of Wisconsin–Madison
    Questions International Students Check out The Guide to Graduate Student Life to find out what it s like to be a grad student at UW Madison Lindsay Pascal a graduate researcher in the Neuroscience and Public Policy Program When you begin considering graduate study first find out as much as you can about the programs that interest you Start out by learning the admissions process and deadlines faculty research interests required and recommended curriculum the funding landscape and what the experience of other students in the program has been like In particular exploring faculty research interests is key to deciding for yourself if UW Madison is the right university for you and it is important as you articulate to the program s admissions committee why you are a good fit The links below will lead down the right paths to exploring graduate study at UW Madison Graduate admissions at UW Madison Find out about the Admission Process including minimum admissions requirements frequently asked questions special instructions for international students Admission to specific academic programs Look through our Academic Programs Profiles for application deadlines and test requirements program s contact information and website where you can find faculty research interests program

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