Conservatives celebrate the signing of Gov. Scott Walker’s welfare reforms into law, which increase the work requirements and other eligibility standards required to receive public assistance.
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A search and screen committee has named two finalists for the next chief information officer and vice provost for information technology, the university announced Tuesday.
A new cybersecurity policy sorting data based on its sensitivity will be phased in over several years.
If you have a spare backpack, a UW-Madison student organization in the Department of Kinesiology may be interested in it.The Student Occupational Therapy Association has set up collection bins across the UW-Madison campus in an effort to collect bags like backpacks, athletic bags and suitcases to give to homeless individuals and families across the Dane County community.
A teaching assistant in the Sociology Department has been put in a non-teaching role and will leave the university at the end of the academic year after additional concerns about their conduct — following a sexual harassment case — arose again this fall.
The second reported sexual assault in two days allegedly occurred on Madison’s near East side Monday morning.An 18-year-old woman visiting Madison from New York alerted Madison police that she was assaulted on Ohio Street early Sunday morning.
Joining Milwaukee County and other municipalities, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced today that Dane County has hired law firms to assist the county in filing a federal lawsuit against drug manufacturers and distributors for their role in fueling the opioid epidemic.The epidemic has hit Dane County families hard, according to Parisi, with opioid deaths skyrocketing from 13 in 2000 to 85 in 2016.“Everyone has been affected by this crisis, and it’s only growing,” Parisi said.
Gov. Scott Walker says he would take President Trump’s border militarization “a step further,” while Democrats criticize the narrative altogether.
While officials around the state try to make headway against the growing opioid crisis, Gov. Scott Walker signed two bills into law in an attempt to tackle different facets of the issue.
UW Colleges and Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen said the delayed restructuring will help students.
UW-Madison released records Monday detailing 20 sexual assault harassment cases that have come up in the last 10 years.
Students and faculty who dealt with outdated facilities, tight space and course enrollment issues inside UW-Madison’s chemistry building can rest assured that their concerns will be addressed after the Board of Regents granted $29.3 million in extra spending for the renovation.
City council members are scheduled to discuss a new liquor license for a proposed arcade bar on Willy Street at Tuesday’s meeting, but the plan has already divided local residents.
A sexual assault was reported on East Johnson Street next to Tenney Park early Saturday morning. According to the Madison Police Department, the incident occurred at the corner of East Johnson and Blair Street.
Students looking to report sexual assault to the university may soon have another option: an online software advocates says will serve as an accessible, inclusive way of connecting survivors with the resources on campus.Through the implementation of Callisto, an online platform, UW-Madison students who experience sexual assault would be able to document their experience and report it to the university’s Title IX coordinator, if and when they feel it necessary.The university currently offers a series of options for sexual assault survivors to discuss their experiences, whether it is through the Title IX coordinator, the Madison Police Department or confidential resources such as University Health Services’ Survivor Services.
Milwaukee is set to lock up a sex trafficker for nearly 70 years as state officials attempt to tackle growing rates of known trafficking activity around the state.
The UW System Board of Regents voted in favor of extra funding for the chemistry building renovations.
Six Student Services Finance Committee representatives faced impeachment Thursday, leaving some frustrated that the committee failed to amend its attendance policy in a hearing last month.None of those representatives, who had missed meetings for reasons ranging from exam conflicts to family deaths, were removed from the committee.SSFC recently voted to maintain its attendance policy in favor of a different policy that would have allowed representatives unlimited absences as long as they were excused.Under the current policy, representatives may miss 25 percent of SSFC meetings in a given month, for any reason.
If you’ve logged on to Twitter lately, you may have noticed that the University of Wisconsin Police Department’s logo is now teal.This is just a small step in UW-Madison’s effort to increase dialogue about sexual violence on campus during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
SSFC Rep. Henry Galles was one of six total representatives up for impeachment Thursday.