Last spring, the voting turnout was only nine percent, but Student Election Commission Chair Kate Wehrman said ASM is working to improve that number for the spring elections.
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Jake Lubenow, UW-Madison's chapter of the College Republicans, wants to bring back the opt-out.
As courts around the country decide whether to scrap electoral maps, clock is ticking on Wisconsin maps ahead of 2018 election
While the Supreme Court remains deadlocked in deciding the fate of Wisconsin’s electoral map, states around the country are being forced to defend their maps in court without much precedence.
The Dane County Regional Airport had the most usage in its history in 2017.The more than 1.9 million passengers traversing the terminals marked the fourth consecutive year of growth.
When Rebecca Radue began her work providing psychiatry services in rural Wisconsin, she met patients who had previously driven from Green Bay to Wausau and back, just to receive psychiatric care.“There were people driving three hours north to see a psychiatrist,” Radue said.
Former UW-Madison chancellor emeritus and chemistry professor Irving Shain died Tuesday, March 6 in Madison after a short illness at 92 years.
Former UW-Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala announced her candidacy for Congress in a Miami district late Tuesday.Shalala served as UW-Madison’s chancellor from 1988-’93.
Students are well aware of the stress of their classes. In one week, they might have three midterms, a group project and a 10-page paper due.
If you’ve logged in to Learn@UW recently, you may have noticed that each one of your classes is listed under the same software.Over the past 18 months, UW-Madison has been working to transition from using three learning management systems — Desire2Learn, Moodle and Canvas — to just one, Canvas, by June 1.
As state Republicans debate school security policy, state Superintendent Tony Evers proposed a series of his own reforms to boost school resources and safety.
Jeremy Scahill — an investigative reporter, war correspondent and former UW System student — spoke Tuesday evening about the current state of the media and the importance of holding governmental organizations accountable.Scahill, an award winning journalist for the national security outlet The Intercept, told the audience at Memorial Union that society is too focused on finding issues with President Trump. He said this focus deflects attention from organizations like the National Security Agency, CIA and special operations forces, who should also be held accountable for their actions.
The Madison Common Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday night that would move all late-night food carts to Library Mall by 2023.The ordinance passed on Tuesday was an amended version of a previous plan to completely phase out late-night vending in the next five years.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers talked to students about issues facing them at Coffee Bytes on Tuesday, as a part of the College Democrats’ new event series Coffee with Candidates.
University Health Services distributed a survey to 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students Monday in an effort to better understand the health behaviors of UW-Madison students.The National College Health Assessment — distributed by the American College Health Association — will give the university a better understanding of the health, well-being and safety of the UW-Madison campus community, according to Marlena Holden, interim director for Marketing and Prevention Services at UHS.
A panel with two UW-Madison faculty members spoke Monday evening on their experiences as women of color in business and medicine.The event — hosted by the Wisconsin Union Directorate and held at Memorial Union — featured UW-Madison School of Medicine diversity outreach and communications manager Beverly Hutcherson and Wisconsin School of Business professor Min Li.
UW-Stevens Point proposed Monday to cut 13 humanities majors and possibly cut faculty positions while adding or expanding 16 other programs to address their $4.5 million dollar deficit.
The Dane County Regional Airport released Monday seeking proposals for a new solar development plan which, when implemented, will be the second largest in the state.The development will include 41 acres of land and will have the ability to generate 8 megawatts of power, about three times the power of the largest solar plant in the region: a 2.25 megawatt facility in Beloit.“Given its role in sustaining and growing our local economy, we think the Dane County Regional Airport is a perfect fit for this bold project,” Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said in a release.This will be the fourteenth Dane County solar installation and the county hopes it will help the region remain a leader in sustainable energy.“Dane County has been leading the state in generating cleaner renewable homegrown energy,” Parisi said.The facility is still seeking approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and will be the third installation on the Dane County Airport campus, although the new development will be 80 times larger than the existing installations.The expansion of the airports solar installations is the latest in the county’s effort to expand renewable energy.
The city of Madison Common Council approved last week the Madison Art Commission's choice of Roy Chi’s proposal for a new piece of art in Pennsylvania Park, located on East Johnson Street.“The People’s Pronouns,” will be composed of two sculptures at opposite ends of the park.
After tension with shared governance groups, Faculty Senate calls on Cross to reaffirm his commitment to them
UW-Madison Faculty Senate passed legislation Monday calling on UW System President Ray Cross to reaffirm his commitment to shared governance.
As the election to fill a vacant state Supreme Court seat quickly approaches, judges Rebecca Dallet and Michael Screnock juggled their own partisan ties in the officially nonpartisan race.