Following an election that left Wisconsin Republicans again in charge of the legislature and subsequently all future funding for the UW System, the state’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors issued a letter seeking renewed support across the state for higher education.
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The Wisconsin Idea–the UW System’s grounding principle for outreach to the state—will only be put into action when all students have access to affordable education, according to Sara Goldrick-Rab, former UW-Madison sociology professor and author of “Paying the Price.” In her Tuesday lecture “The Future of Wisconsin Higher Education,” Goldrick-Rab investigated how the state’s student aid policies are falling short of meeting student need and are failing the students who need it most.“To me, what the Wisconsin Idea has meant in my life is to do better than this,” Goldrick-Rab said.
As the push for election engagement wrapped up Tuesday night, Associated Students of Madison leaders assessed the efforts they made to encourage voting across the campus community.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank offered an apology Monday for the university’s response to a controversial costume depicting President Obama in a noose worn at a football game Oct. 29.
In light of recent racially charged hate and bias incidents at UW-Madison, the ethnic studies requirement has come under review this semester to ensure all of its courses are aligned with the learning outcomes of the university.
While the university has much to be proud of this year, creating a working budget and maintaining an inclusive campus will be critical to its continued success, according to Chancellor Rebecca Blank in her State of the University address Friday.
There seem to be two philosophical approaches to education. One, most prominently espoused by Gov.
Despite an aggressive vaccination campaign, meningococcal disease is believed to have spread to a third UW-Madison student, according to a Thursday release.The student, who is being treated at a local hospital, will receive further testing to confirm if the illness is related to the rare serogroup B that had infected two other students earlier this month.University Health Services is urging all undergraduates under the age of 25 to get vaccinated, and so far more than 12,000 students have received the vaccine since it became available last Thursday.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has announced a $99 million gift to UW-Madison to support faculty recruitment and retention, as well as to further opportunities for students during the current school year.
UW-Madison undergraduate Selina Armenta has lived in Wisconsin for most of her life, moving with family from Mexico during her childhood.
It’s more than just a house or an apartment—it’s a home. Your home, for the next year. Madison’s housing scene includes luxurious high rises, friendly neighborhoods and trendy apartments.
A UW-Madison student was seriously injured after losing control of their skateboard and hitting a light pole on Observatory Drive.
A UW-Madison student was arrested for two counts of second-degree sexual assault Monday, according to Madison Police Department.20-year-old Alec R.
The University Committee discussed a number of topics ranging from the Westboro Baptist Church visiting campus to faculty childhood care at its meeting Monday.Associated Students of Madison Chair Carmen Goséy spoke at the beginning of the meeting about the infamously hateful, anti-LGBTQ church’s impending Thursday visit.
UW-Madison released a campus climate survey to students Monday that will assess the experiences of people with various backgrounds and identities.
In hopes of keeping more than 140 faculty members who were recruited by other universities, UW-Madison officials said the school spent $23.6 million in the last year on retention efforts.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan spoke to an intimate crowd of College Republicans Friday at the Madison Masonic Temple to explain why liberal progressivism is failing the country and to answer pre-submitted questions.
The first critical assessment of changes in teacher compensation published in Wisconsin since Act 10 was released this fall in a study by the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
UW-Madison faculty joined administration and other staff members Tuesday in recognizing the importance of shared governance in university affairs.