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University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Engineering

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Welcome EGR SOAR Students


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Programs/Opportunities for your 1st year

  • First Year Interest Groups (FIGS):  Live, study, and connect with fellow Badgers who have similar interests to you.  Perfect for transitioning from high school to college.

  • Residence Hall Reserved Class Sections: Take a class where you live and meet your fellow Badgers living in the same hall.

  • Wisconsin Experience Seminar (CP125): A small group (20 students or less) one credit course exposing students to campus resources and experiences to help achieve their personal and academic goals.  

  • Undergraduate Research Scholars (URS): Opportunity to earn credit while participating in research and creative work with UW-Madison Faculty & Staff.  Open to 1st & 2nd year students.

  • Wisconsin Emerging Scholars Program (WES) for Math & Computer Science: Additional built in small group study time to foster high levels of understanding and interest.  For Math and Computer Science courses.

  • Certificates: UW-Madison's version of minors 

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