Following a first-round victory over Rutgers University, the Wisconsin Badgers were scheduled to face off against Michigan State Thursday night, a team who defeated Wisconsin at home 81-57 earlier in the season.
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The state Assembly Health Committee passed the Right to Try bill Wednesday which will broaden terminally ill patients’ access to experimental drugs.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., introduced a bill in La Crosse Wednesday to funnel any profit made from federal loan programs back to Wisconsin students and families by directing those profits into federal Pell Grants.
The No. 11 seed Badgers opened up Big Ten Tournament play against the No. 14 seed Rutgers, and the two were tied 6-6 with 3:16 left in the first quarter.The game was never tied again, as the Badgers (3-13 Big Ten, 9-21 overall) went on to the win the first quarter 14-6, the first half 27-13, and ultimately the game 61-55 against the Scarlet Knights (3-12, 6-24).“We've talked a lot as a team since the game ended at Iowa on Sunday night about doing something that nobody in the program currently had done: win a first round game,” head coach Jonathan Tsipis told UWBadgers.com.Redshirt senior forward Avyanna Young led her young squad with 20 points, and also added four rebounds and three assists.While Young did pour in almost a third of her team’s points, Rutgers’ Shrita Parker did her best to keep her team afloat with 24 points in the game.
A report published Wednesday by the libertarian Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty found that charter schools in the Milwaukee area outperformed their public counterparts.The study specifically compared 2016 ACT and Forward Exam – the successor to the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam – scores and controlled for different factors in student populations such as poverty levels, race and number of non-native English speakers.“This matters for parents. It’s not about building one sector up or tearing another down,” said the author of the report, Will Flanders.
In an attempt to grab President Donald Trump’s attention, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., is attending Trump’s congressional address Tuesday accompanied by a Mexican undocumented student who attends Edgewood College.
A Wisconsin nonprofit asked district attorneys in Milwaukee County and Rock County Tuesday to start an investigation of state superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz for allegedly using public resources for his campaign.
A well-known Republican state legislator and possible 2018 Senate candidate expressed opposition to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to cut tuition across the UW System, instead suggesting tuition increases.
Following a court order to redraw the state’s election maps, Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has appealed to the U.S.
The No. 16 Wisconsin Badgers (11-4 Big Ten, 22-6 overall) thought they had solved a number of problems and righted their ship after last Sunday’s 71-60 win over Maryland.
The No. 16 Wisconsin Badgers (11-4 Big Ten, 22-6 overall) have made losing to unranked opponents a habit in the last two weeks.
On the same day President Donald Trump rescinded rules passed under the Obama Administration that allowed transgender students to use bathrooms based on their gender identity, a Wisconsin Republican lawmaker said he will probably introduce a similar bill.
State legislators and governors from Wisconsin and Ohio are teaming up to tackle changes that will affect the country at a state level under President Donald Trump’s administration.
Roughly 500 constituents gathered at what was termed an “empty chair town hall” for Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., at the First Congregational Church in Madison Wednesday night.
Wisconsin Democrats held a teleconference Wednesday to introduce and discuss a new report from a non-profit organization on the potential economic effects of repealing the Affordable Care Act.
When UW System Student Representatives lobbied at the Capitol last Thursday, they took time to ask that legislators seek provisions for a Violence Prevention Specialist on each UW System campus.
The state’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee proposed a bill Tuesday that would hold Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation accountable for factoring in inflation when estimating highway project expenses.
Multiple UW-Madison building project requests have been deferred, according to Gov. Scott Walker’s capital budget proposal.The Department of Administration released the proposal Tuesday, which outlines the 2017-2019 spending on public buildings.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers and former Beloit superintendent Lowell Holtz advanced to the general election in Wisconsin’s only statewide primary on Tuesday.
In keeping with his tough-on-crime reputation, Gov. Scott Walker is hoping to change the way parole is determined in Wisconsin.