University of Wisconsin (University of Wisconsin)


The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison, Madison, or Wisconsin) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded in 1848, UW-Madison is the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The university is organized into 20 schools, enrolling 29,153 undergraduate, 8,710 graduate, and 2,570 professional students and granted 6,040 bachelor's and 3,328 graduate and professional degrees in 2008. The UW-Madison employs 2,054 faculty members. Its comprehensive academic program offers 135 undergraduate majors, along with 151 master's degree programs and 107 doctoral programs.The UW is categorized as an RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. In 2007, it had research expenditures of $913 million, making it the third largest in science and engineering and the largest in non-science expenditures in the nation. Wisconsin is a founding member of the Association of American Universities.

Courses Offered by University of Wisconsin (1)

Name # Video Lectures
The Wonders of Physics The Wonders of Physics 31

Documentaries Offered by University of Wisconsin (1)

Name Watch
Astronomy from the Edge of Space (2005) Astronomy from the Edge of Space (2005) Play Video
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