A search and screen committee has named three finalists for the next vice provost for university libraries after presenting its recommendations to Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf, UW-Madison announced Tuesday.The 11-member search committee — chaired by Director of The Information School Kristin Eschenfelder — selected Lisa R. Carter, the associate director of special collections and area studies at The Ohio State University Libraries; M. Elizabeth Cowell, a university librarian at University of California, Santa Cruz; and Todd Grappone, associate university librarian for digital initiatives and information technology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
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Students discussed ways to address inclusivity disparities on campus Monday as part of UW-Madison’s second student forum about the results of the university’s first-ever campus climate survey.Survey data — drawn from the 8,652 “representative” responses — revealed that while 81 percent of UW-Madison’s overall student population often feel welcome on campus, just 69 percent of LGBQ students, 67 percent of students with a disability, 65 percent of black students and 50 percent of trans or nonbinary students felt similarly.
State Rep. Chris Taylor, along with a colleague in the state Senate, introduced legislation on Friday to expand the resources available to UW students who have been victims of sexual violence.
The College Republicans chapter at UW-Stevens Point backed the university’s proposal to cut $4.5 million from 13 liberal arts programs to shift funding into 16 STEM-related programs Monday.
Gov. Scott Walker signed off on a bipartisan bill on Monday which would significantly increase state support for rural public schools.
Despite opposition Madison area students say #enough, plan school walkout calling for stricter gun control
Madison area high school students will participate in a national school walkout Wednesday to support gun control legislation following the Parkland shooting, despite pushback from some school districts.
UW-Steven Point recently announced its proposal to cut $4.5 million from 13 liberal arts programs.
UW-Madison awarded the second-highest number of doctorate degrees and the highest number of life sciences doctorate degrees of any U.S. university in 2016, according to the national Survey of Earned Doctorates.The UW-Madison Graduate School conferred 823 doctoral degrees in 2016, and 54,904 Ph.D.s were awarded nationwide. UW-Madison ranked third in 2015 with 836 recipients.
Students and alumni of UW-Madison are considered the “big cheese” for reasons more literal than you might think.
UW-Madison students will be able to cast votes this week for the Associated Students of Madison representatives.
The Transit and Parking Commision is set to consider a proposed parking rate change Wednesday that would increase prices for select ramps and lots throughout downtown Madison.
The Madison Police and Fire Commision plans to discuss next steps for the Madison Police Department Monday night after a city-funded report found areas of improvement for the department.
Citing survey data showing most students overestimate the amount of clean energy used by UW-Madison, the Campus Leaders for Energy Action Now gathered community leaders and students Friday to discuss ways to push sustainable energy.CLEAN is a non-registered student organization that is working with the Madison community to motivate the use of solar and wind power on campus with an ultimate goal of a commitment to 100 percent clean energy by 2030.
As the Senate prepares to hear a slew of legislation on their last day of activity, a new bill passed by the lawmakers down the hall could make tailgating make more difficult.
Desperate for a reliable source of food in the Allied-Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood of Madison, community member Marian Maldonado took action.
Madison’s Equal Opportunities Commission made their final recommendations Thursday to remove two confederate monuments at Forest Hill Cemetery.
UW-Madison College Republicans Chair Jake Lubenow plans to push again for a segregated fee opt-out for students on campus, he said in an interview Thursday on a 1310 WIBA radio with Vicki McKenna.
In an effort to prevent falsely inflated prices on common prescription drugs, Wisconsin lawmakers proposed a bill Tuesday that would give State Attorney General Brad Schimel increased power to hold drug companies accountable.
A state GOP leader is pumping the brakes on a prison reform bill, despite the measure’s bipartisan support and backing from Gov. Walker.
UW-Madison students and community members gathered outside Union South Thursday afternoon, using International Women’s Day as a chance to speak out against ideas they claim are harmful to women and historically underrepresented groups.Rally leaders spoke to just over 30 people about the mobilization of populations ranging from cisgender, bisexual, lesbian and transgender people to poor, low-wage workers and unpaid caregivers and migrant workers.