In light of a state shortage in young, educated workers, Gov. Scott Walker has signed off on a $6.8 million advertising campaign to boost millennial interest in moving or staying in Wisconsin.
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After 10 years in Madison’s downtown area, local music venue The Frequency will be closing on June 30.When Darwin Sampson started concert venue, he hoped the venue could act as a stepping stone for small local bands and occasionally host touring acts as they passed through Madison on their way to larger cities.“That’s the whole concept of The Frequency, it’s just that next step for that band in the basement that has aspirations to maybe up their game a little bit,” Sampson said.
UW-Madison police are investigating four instances of burglary and theft between Friday, April 13 and Monday, according to a UW-Madison Crime Warning.The crimes — believed to be connected — occurred in unlocked offices, classrooms and at Capital Cafe in Grainger Hall, according to the alert. Police believe the same suspect is responsible for all four crimes.
Older adults living in rural communities will benefit from an expansion of health and wellness programs in UW-Madison’s School of Nursing.
Speaking over the sound of powwow drums, UW-Madison pharmacy student Kym Ludwig compared the sugar contents in different energy drinks and helped administer free diabetes risk tests to eventgoers at an informational booth tucked between indigenous food vendors and stalls selling beaded jewelry.Ludwig, who is also a member of the Native American Center for Health Professions, or NACHP, said she hoped Saturday’s Wunk Sheek Spring Powwow would be an opportunity to start conversations with Native community members about diabetes — a disease which disproportionately affects Native people — as well as healthcare in general.The powwow, which is in its 49th year, has historically drawn thousands of students, Madison community members and Native Americans from around the state, but this is the first time NACHP has partnered with the School of Pharmacy there.The Wisconsin Society of Pharmacy Students’ organization Operation Diabetes, as well as other NACHP students, were present at the powwow offering free risk screenings for the disease.“It’s good to raise awareness about Type two diabetes,” Ludwig said.
According to data released by by the city last week, Madison real estate is becoming more expensive — especially if you live downtown.Property value citywide increased 7.4 percent between 2017 and 2018, according to the assessments, while residential property increased 6.8 percent.The assessment was conducted by the city assessor, who determines the property value around the city, specifically for the purpose of calculating property taxes.
In an effort to shed light on the diversity of the Native American community of students, Madison community members and members of Native communities statewide came together Saturday to celebrate indigenous cultures at the 49th annual Spring Powwow, hosted by UW-Madison student group Wunk Sheek.
Wisconsin will receive $7 million in federal funding to boost election security measures, as state Democrats celebrate progress on a front they had seen little success on within the state government.
After several top Republicans declined to run to replace retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, Democrats see an opportunity for another surprising legislative pickup.
UW-Madison's School of Nursing will expand health and wellness programs that will benefit older adults living in rural communities.
Watch as poultry specialist Ron Kean gives The Daily Cardinal a tour of the campus lab and reveals the future plans for the major.
Members of local chapters of Our Wisconsin Revolution said in a panel Thursday that messaging needs to improve regarding social and economic inequality.According to the OWR website, the organization aims to take the Wisconsin government back from elite power, as well as address racial and economic inequality around the state.
After struggling with their budget for months, the Student Services Financial Committee passed legislation that will increase a General Student Services pay cap by $10,000 if they present “sufficient information,” Thursday night.
For the first time since 1998 current Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will not represent Wisconsin’s First Congressional District This reality sparked speculation about who will replace Ryan in the House of Representatives come November.
Dane County announced on Tuesday their plans to fund the majority of a project to prevent waste runoff into county lakes under their Urban Water Quality Grant Program.
In an effort to increase internet access across the state of Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker awarded broadband expansion grants to businesses and municipalities across the state.The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded the new round of grants Walker announced Thursday.
UW-Madison students may soon see an email from the University of Kentucky in their inboxes.Multi College Bystander Education Efficacy is a national survey aimed at ensuring the most effective training is provided to students to reduce the risk of violence and maintain student well-being.
Milwaukee Media — an online news site run through a journalism class — posted a tweet Thursday that poked at the university's slow response time to open records requests.
The Daily Cardinal asked a student, farmers, an expert and the Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture what they think is the future of Wisconsin’s agriculture.
In dairyland, unsurprisingly, some of the most active and influential political groups in the state are those that represent the agricultural industry.In the last two decades, agriculture lobbyists alone have shelled out about $7 million in political contributions, behind only financial institutions, business and real estate groups in their efforts to influence policy.