Students and faculty who dealt with outdated facilities, tight space and course enrollment issues inside UW-Madison’s chemistry building can rest assured that their concerns will be addressed after the Board of Regents granted $29.3 million in extra spending for the renovation.
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The UW System Board of Regents voted in favor of extra funding for the chemistry building renovations.
Six Student Services Finance Committee representatives faced impeachment Thursday, leaving some frustrated that the committee failed to amend its attendance policy in a hearing last month.None of those representatives, who had missed meetings for reasons ranging from exam conflicts to family deaths, were removed from the committee.SSFC recently voted to maintain its attendance policy in favor of a different policy that would have allowed representatives unlimited absences as long as they were excused.Under the current policy, representatives may miss 25 percent of SSFC meetings in a given month, for any reason.
If you’ve logged on to Twitter lately, you may have noticed that the University of Wisconsin Police Department’s logo is now teal.This is just a small step in UW-Madison’s effort to increase dialogue about sexual violence on campus during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
SSFC Rep. Henry Galles was one of six total representatives up for impeachment Thursday.
To allow for greater discussion among the campus community, UW System President Ray Cross said Thursday that conversation on UW-Stevens Point’s controversial proposal to chop 13 humanities majors will continue next fall to allow for full shared governance engagement.
A search and screen committee has named three finalists for the position of vice chancellor for student affairs at UW–Madison, the university announced Thursday.
The entire college community in Madison, Wisconsin was rocked on Monday by the news that a UW-Madison student that was not running for an ASM office position voted in the ASM election.
A group of UW-Madison students has taken advocating for undocumented students into their own hands.After becoming a registered organization in 2016 with the goal of providing support for the self-described Dreamers in the community, the Dreamers of UW-Madison released a scholarship application Tuesday for undocumented students for the fall 2018 semester.
After postponing a vote on legislation that would allow first-year representation on the body, the Associated Students of Madison passed it on the first of two votes Tuesday night.
After a protest from the Teaching Assistants’ Association, the Associated Students of Madison unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday declaring support to the organization in their fight against a new segregated fee policy.
The month of April will be one of celebration for the Multicultural Student Center.For the first time, the MSC will celebrate Middle Eastern North African Heritage Month and Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month to highlight those communities and the impact they have on UW-Madison.
UW-Madison’s Discovery to Product office has a new director, according to a university release Tuesday.Andy Richards, the former interim director of D2P and Chief of Staff to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, was selected to lead the office.
Rep. Ethan Carpenter said the legislation allows first year voices to be heard.
The TAA protested the new segregated fee policy on Bascom Hill last month.
Washington University of St. Louis is suing the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s research wing, citing “shabby treatment” by WARF, according to a St. Louis Dispatch article.
Students and community members looking to start their own business can now take an online course from the Wisconsin School of Business to guide their way.The First Steps to Starting a Business course — offered free-of-charge through the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center — features four sections in which potential business owners will learn about topics ranging from key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, ways to communicate business ideas to others and an assessment of financial readiness.
University Health Services has hired a Mandarin-speaking mental health counselor in an effort to better relate to and serve international students on the UW-Madison campus.Wei-Chiao Hsu — who was born in Taiwan and received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology at UW-Madison — provides counseling in Mandarin and English for students struggling with concerns related to international transition, relationship difficulties, academic and career issues, grief and loss and mental illness.
WARF is being sued by Washington University of St. Louis.
After student protests ensued at UW-Stevens Point, the university announced last week that a counterproposal is being drafted to address a controversial plan which would eliminate 13 humanities majors while adding or expanding 16 STEM programs at the school.