Despite an ongoing tuition freeze for in-state students, the UW System regents are proposing increases for non-resident and graduate students that would raise tuition by hundreds of dollars at UW-Milwaukee, UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout.
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First-year representatives serving the Associated Students of Madison will end their terms early after the body voted to cut their terms short Tuesday night.
The future of alcohol sales in Madison was again the center of debate at Tuesday’s Common Council meeting as council members differed from Mayor Paul Soglin.Contentious discussion began when the council held a public hearing over a new liquor license for Chen’s Dumpling House on the 500-block of State Street.
The current freshmen representatives will now end their terms along with the rest of the 24th session.
The state Assembly will likely vote to pass a bill to remove protections for wetlands, marking a win for GOP lawmakers in the continued battle between conservationists and business interests.
Walker proposes a tax incentive package to a fleeing company to keep manufacturing jobs in Northern Wisconsin.
The UW System has failed to develop a comprehensive IT security program, leaving transactions, payroll information and student data vulnerable, according to a new report released Tuesday.
The executive committee of the UW-Madison chapter of the American Association of University Professors denounced UW System President Ray Cross for controversial remarks he made in emails after it was announced the system would pair two-year colleges with four-year colleges.
Three UW System schools might have a tuition increase for their non-resident and graduate students.
The Perkins Loan Program, which provided $25.4 million in low-interest loans to UW System students, has expired, with seemingly little hope of congressional renewal in sight.The program offered unique financial services to students, offering a comparably low interest rate of five percent and a nine-month grace period after graduation before payments begin, all without requiring any annual funding, as all loans given are provided by those already paid back.“Eliminating this program, to put it clearly, will affect who can and cannot go to college,” said Nick Webber, government relations director for the UW System Student Representatives.
Two years ago University Health Services got a 17.5 percent increase to their budget — a massive jump from their average yearly increase of two to four percent — in order to expand their mental health services.
Exactly 169 years ago today, a group of Badgers attended UW-Madison’s first classes. Now, Feb. 5 — Founders’ Day — is celebrated by students and alumni around the world.UW-Madison has since grown from 720-square-foot room of 20 students learning Latin and arithmetic and into a 936-acre institution with over 43,000 students.
Late-night food carts often frequented by UW students may be phased out in the next five years as Madison officials hope to cut down alcohol-related violence downtown.The Madison Police Department, the Economic Development Division and the city attorney's office collaborated on a draft proposal to eliminate food cart sales from designated downtown locations between 9 p.m.
UW-Madison celebrated its 169th birthday Monday with a day-long celebration, including alumni events and remarks from the chancellor.
A sexual assault reportedly occurred in a southeast residence hall last Thursday, according to the second UW-Madison Crime Warning in just over 24 hours.
The Madison Common Council will vote Tuesday to override the mayor’s three vetoes related to an ordinance change that will allow businesses to drop off alcohol to customer’s cars.
Cross’s restructuring emails criticizes shared governance, UW System student representative responds
After some faculty and students said they felt “blindsided” by the restructuring of the UW System, the only student on the system’s restructuring committee slammed System President Ray Cross for emails he sent about the plan.
UW-Madison School of Music students are singing high praises for the new Hamel Music Center under construction on University Avenue.
State Rep. Melissa Sargent introduced legislation to abolish state taxes on menstrual products and provide them free of charge in government buildings.
State Rep. Terese Berceau has announced she will not seek reelection after twenty years in the Assembly, setting up a potentially contentious Democratic primary in Madison.