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Advocacy 2019 Recap Newsletter

2019 was a year of monumental gains, assuring massive strides for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We are excited to share our successes with you and to keep moving forward in 2020 as we did in 2019. Read More >>

Wisconsin Policy

A critical moment for the State of Wisconsin and its flagship university

The state of Wisconsin and its flagship university have long worked together to improve life for all Wisconsinites. But facing declining state funds and rising educational costs, UW–Madison is at a crossroads. For the future students across this state — and for the future of this state — it’s time to reinvest in the UW.

  • State relations: Learn more about the issues and opportunities facing the University in the 2019-21 State Budget.
  • Animals need heroes: Learn more about the School of Veterinary Medicine’s campaign to build new facilities.

Federal Policy

Your voice was heard in Washington, DC

Key provisions in the new federal tax bill have benefited public universities such as UW–Madison. The new legislation retains the student load interest deduction and the Lifetime Learning Credit. It also maintains universities’ access to interest-free bonds and ensures that graduate-student tuition benefits will not be taxed.

Badgers in Congress

The following members of Congress are also graduates of the University of Wisconsin. These members are proof that UW’s reach is far and wide, as well as unmatched in the state of Wisconsin. We thank them for being ambassadors of the Wisconsin Idea. Read More >>

News

Take Action: Let our leaders know you support research at the University of Wisconsin!

As the world wrestles with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, attention has quickly focused on finding solutions to contain the spread of the virus, treat patients, and develop vaccines to protect against infection. Government, health care, and business leaders
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Let Congress know you support the University of Wisconsin!

As a public research university, the University of Wisconsin relies heavily on research funding from the federal government. UW needs the ongoing support of the federal government to continue its groundbreaking research.
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Let your legislators know you support UW – Madison!

As a public university, UW – Madison relies on state funding and is greatly impacted by Wisconsin’s legislative process. We have a strong history of state support, but that support is shifting and no longer guaranteed. Our main asks of
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Support the UW MIA Recovery program

Support Senate Bill 446, which will provide funding for the UW’s new Missing in Action Recovery and Identification Program (MIA RIP). MIA RIP is a collaboration between students and faculty of different disciplines to locate and recover the bodies of
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