State legislators are proposing an audit of UW schools’ private foundations, after allegations that UW-Oshkosh officials misused funds by hiding money in the school’s non-profit foundation.
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A Wisconsin congressman is working to ensure parents of deceased students are not subject to excessive tax payments.
Blank has 30 days from the date of filing to make a decision on the appeal.
Shiva’s lawyer, Robert Hurley, said they plan to appeal the decision.
A committee has recommended Alec Shiva, arrested Nov. 10 for reportedly sexually assaulting another student, be expelled from UW-Madison.
In a January city council candidate forum, a UW-Madison student raised her hand to ask a question that seemed to catch both Zach Wood and John Terry Jr.—who are vying for a seat representing campus—off guard: “What would you do to combat sexual assault?”
Enbridge Inc.’s plans to expand its crude oil pipeline in Minnesota has environmental advocates worried it will translate to further pipeline expansion in Wisconsin, despite protests and promises earlier this year.A $39 billion Canadian company, Enbridge owns all crude oil pipelines in Wisconsin and Minnesota.Some people have reason to believe that Enbridge is planning an expansion in Wisconsin, citing the need to support an increase in oil that will come with a line replacement in Minnesota, aging pipes in Wisconsin, legal changes and surveys from landowners.“Enbridge is absolutely going to have to expand their Wisconsin pipelines,” said Phyllis Hasbrouck, Wisconsin Safe Energy Alliance project leader.Enbridge denies these claims.“There’s been no decision regarding plans for a new pipeline in Wisconsin ... besides, it’s a lengthy process and would take a considerable amount of time,” said Scott Suder, manager of State Government Affairs at Enbridge.Additionally, Enbridge is a publicly traded company and would have to alert its stakeholders if it was moving forward with a plan, according to Suder.Enbridge plans to build a replacement for the Line 3 pipeline in Minnesota and abandon the old one, increasing capacity from 390 kilo barrels per day to 760 kilo barrels per day.
The Terrace summer schedule will feature new daytime entertainment, including many events centered around the arts, according to a Wisconsin Union press release. These will consist of a classical music series which will take place every Sunday afternoon, as well as crafting activities such as “Paintaculars” at which attendees create paintings while being lead by an instructor.
Anne P. Massey, a professor and administrator at Indiana University Bloomington, has been named dean of the Wisconsin School of Business, according to university officials.Massey will replace Dean François Ortalo-Magné, the school’s dean since 2011, beginning Aug. 7.
A former UW-La Crosse police dispatcher is seeking a settlement after being fired for telling a student employee that “all immigrants deserved to go back to where they were from.”
With the cost of college increasing by 300 percent over the past 30 years, students have frequently had to grapple with loan debt.
An idea conceived by four UW-Madison students in the fall of 2012 is coming to fruition with the remodel of Witte Residence Hall.
Gov. Scott Walker expressed support of the federal government’s Medicaid reforms Wednesday in response to a letter that was sent to all governors, which aimed to ensure the program will be enhanced and meet each state’s unique needs.
Madison Police Department Chief Mike Koval was reprimanded but will not face any disciplinary actions after calling the grandmother of Tony Robinson—a teen fatally shot by an officer in 2015—a “raging lunatic,” according to a decision reached Tuesday by the Board of Police and Fire Commissioners. The decision came after Sharon Irwin, Robinson’s grandmother, and Shadayra Kilfoy-Flores, a friend of Irwin’s, asked PFC to suspend Koval.
Madison police released surveillance footage Wednesday of several men thought to be stealing items from cars parked in a downtown parking garage.The theft incidents, which occurred on the 800 block of East Washington Avenue, were reported Tuesday morning.Police have not yet said how many vehicles were broken into or what was taken from them.Anyone with information can contact Madison Area Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014.
A slew of U.S. senators sent a bipartisan letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Friday urging the agency not to cut funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
It’s no secret that with high alcohol consumption comes increased rates of sexual assault. But one study shows that sexual assault is especially prevalent on the days of home football games at Division I universities with passionate fanbases. In other words, schools like UW-Madison.
While UW System firearm restrictions may find themselves on the legislative chopping block this year, students and activists have raised concerns about the potential impact of such reform on sexual assault on campus.
Amid heavy criticism over a seemingly lack of urgency to process 6,000 untested rape kits throughout Wisconsin, the state’s Department of Justice has pursued a goal of collecting and processing all kits while maintaining a survivor-centered approach.
At a time when many aspects of the UW System have encountered politicization, increasing reporting and investigation of sexual assault on college campuses has become an area of bipartisan support at the Capitol.Both Republicans and Democrats signed onto a bill last session designed to make it easier for survivors who had been drinking to go to law enforcement.