UW-Madison’s First Wave program, a four-year, full tuition hip-hop scholarship, will not be accepting applications for the 2018-’19 academic year. The decision to put the program on hold—the first time in its 10-year existence—comes amid talk of changes to the program that offers scholarships to artists across the country.
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As Florida prepared for Hurricane Irma, Gov. Scott Walker signed an executive order on Friday which called on the Wisconsin National Guard to assist in emergency services and response efforts in the south.
In efforts to reduce crime in the area, city officials are tweaking late night vending laws near a strip of downtown Madison bars.
If you drive to work or school on West Washington Avenue, turn your signal on, because you’re going to have to change lanes.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced that Badger Promise, a new financial aid program for low-income students, will be launching this fall.
A seasoned law student and veteran dean of two law schools, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan expressed her love of academics during her talk at Memorial Union Friday.
The Associated Students of Madison’s Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak and Shared Governance Chair Deena Whitwam co-hosted the group’s new WSUM radio show, “The State of the University,” which made airwaves across campus Friday.
Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak and Shared Governance Chair Deena Whitwam talked with Tyler Rashand, the new Inclusion Ambassador on the radio show "The State of the University."
UW System schools may now need to document their instructors’ hours in the classroom after the Joint Finance Committee added the provision back into the 2017-’19 biennial budget Wednesday night. The Board of Regents will be tasked with creating a policy on faculty and academic staff teaching workloads, including a public report on how many hours are spent teaching.
The Joint Finance Committee added the teaching workload provision back into the 2017-’19 biennial budget Wednesday night.
Just a week after being arrested for sneaking into Sellery Residence Hall and taking pictures of residents in a women’s restroom, an 18-year old Madison man was arrested again Thursday by UW-Madison police for a similar crime.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Cook will face seven separate trials in a sexual assault case involving nearly a dozen women, a county judge ruled Thursday.The case will be separated by victims and the type of charge filed, Dane County Circuit Court Judge Stephen Ehlke wrote in a statement, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.
Attacking U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin for siding “with liberal Democrats and Washington elites,” Leah Vukmir, a Republican state Senator, announced that she is running for Baldwin’s seat Thursday.
State Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, announced Thursday he is stepping down from his post as the Assembly’s top Democrat.
Universities across the country may have to rewrite their policies on how to handle investigations of sexual assault on campus, U.S.
Almost a year after three UW-Madison students were hospitalized with meningococcal disease, the Associated Students of Madison is taking steps to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
UW System Regents donated 100 times more money to GOP candidates than Democrats from 2010-2016, according to a report released by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign.
UW-Madison junior Curran Martin stopped by the Ask a Librarian kiosk on East Campus Mall Wednesday. He was looking for a place to study. After living in the dorms during his first two years of college, he wanted a better option this year.
The state’s budget writing committee wrapped up their work Wednesday, completing the budget two months late and adding in multiple provisions affecting the UW System.In the last motion of the budget, the state’s Joint Finance Committee threw in non-fiscal items proposed in Walker’s budget pitch which had previously been removed.Those provisions included a policy to track and report how many hours UW System professors teach in a classroom.
An international energy conference scheduled to be held in Madison this month has been cancelled after the Trump administration denied several key Africa-based presenters visas to enter the country.The US-Africa Energy Summit 2017, organized by the UW-Platteville International Business Center, was set to take place at Monona Terrace Sept.18 and 19.