Campus News

UW-Madison receives $85M grant

The nonprofit Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation is giving the University of Wisconsin-Madison $85 million for the 2016-2017 academic year to focus on faculty recruitment and retention and increasing the number of graduate students, according to a news release from the foundation.

The total investment from the foundation brings in around $99 million for the year due to its continued support of an annual fall research competition and other research initiatives. The organization also patents and licenses university research innovations.