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Computer, Data & Information Sciences

Welcome to the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) — the hub of computing, data, and information at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We are the bridge that connects every discipline with the transformative power of technology, fostering new collaborations and groundbreaking research, empowering students, and propelling the future economy of Wisconsin and the world.  

Who We Are: CDIS unites the Department of Computer Sciences, the Department of Statistics, and the Information School, driving excellence in education and pioneering research.  

Our Commitment: Since our inception, we have been unwavering in our dedication to delivering top-tier education, research opportunities, and enriching experiences for our students. 

Your Impact: When you contribute to the School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences Annual Fund, you directly: 

  • Empower diversity: Break barriers with scholarships for students of all backgrounds.
  • Ignite careers: Support hands-on learning and industry connections.
  • Drive progress: Fuel groundbreaking research and transformative projects.

Your Investment Fuels Possibilities: No matter the size, your gift has real impact:

  • $75 can provide a textbook for a student for a semester. 
  • $250 can cover the registration fee for a student to attend a professional conference. 
  • $500 can cover travel expenses for a prospective graduate student visiting campus. 
  • $1,000 can support a scholarship for a deserving student in need. 
  • $2,500 can fund a month of summer research for a student. 

Seize the Moment: Join us in preparing the next generation of digital pioneers by making your gift today. 

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