Blank’s Slate

A Blog by UW–Madison Chancellor Becky Blank

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Thanks and looking ahead

The following message from Chancellor Blank was sent to UW–Madison faculty, university and academic staff on May 19. To our employees, Nearly two weeks ago, I had the chance to look out at our assembled… Read More

Reflections for Earth Day 2021

Climate change is an existential threat to our state, our country, and the global community. As weather changes, storms become more intense, and the resilience and health of our ecosystem deteriorates, we are all affected…. Read More

Peace Corps at 60

In a difficult year, it’s always helpful to share the good things that are happening. One example is UW-Madison’s ranking as the #1 producer of Peace Corps volunteers in 2020, for the fourth year in… Read More

Take time to #TakeCareUW

At our semi-annual Leadership Summit in February, I asked our deans, directors, and department chairs to work in small groups to answer several questions related to how we move forward from the past year to… Read More