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Each spring, UW recognizes the determination and leadership of returning adult undergraduate students with scholarships and awards.
These initiates display academic excellence was well as breadth of study in the liberal arts and sciences beyond minimal degree requirements.
"We believe the great state University of Wisconsin should ever encourage that continual and fearless sifting and winnowing by which alone the truth can be found."
— 1894 Wisconsin Magna Carta
Top10 in national research spending every year since 1972
Top10 in producing Fortune 500 CEOs
The Wisconsin Idea is our pledge to the state, the nation, and the world that our endeavors will benefit all citizens.
17,000 lifelong learners benefit from UW education programs yearly
20 Nobel Prize awards to UW faculty and alumni
55 years dedicated to studying poverty and social inequality
1 Top producer of Peace Corps volunteers(2020)