Madison and UW Information and Resources
Built on an isthmus and surrounded by lakes, Madison blends the city and campus, green spaces and urban areas, to create a place unlike anywhere else.
From Bascom Hill to Picnic Point, we invite you to explore our campus, inside and out. Discover dinosaur bones and bug collections, art museums and athletic facilities. Tour our ice cream–making facility and enjoy a tasty treat.
This resource is provided by the Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI), whose mission is to increase representation and advancement of women and members of groups currently underrepresented on campus.
We are glad you are considering a role at our innovative new school at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Faculty and staff of the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) will conduct transformative research, educate leaders and critical thinkers, and create opportunities for innovation, with the goal of tackling societal issues.
Data Science is an emerging field that is roughly defined as the study, development, and application of methods that reveal new insights from data, which include numbers, text, images, graphs, sounds, code, and metadata. Many recent and ongoing campus initiatives span data literacy, data science, data analytics and related computing and design realms.
The School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences launched in September 2019 as a new division within the College of Letters & Science. It is a collaboration of three longstanding, highly regarded L&S units: the departments of Computer Sciences and Statistics and the Information School (iSchool).
The Wisconsin Idea – UW–Madison’s guiding philosophy is The Wisconsin Idea: Education,and specifically UW–Madison, should benefit the lives of all the citizens of Wisconsin, beyond the borders of the university.