UW-Madison has relieved a graduate student from his teaching duties after a blog post, which claimed he was expelled from Oberlin College for racist messaging and currently belongs to a white supremacist group, went viral. The student, Dylan Bleier, denied the allegations.
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Graffiti reading “Columbus Rules 1492” was found on a sacred fire circle at Dejope Residence Hall Monday morning, according to a letter from Vice Provost for Student Life Lori Berquam sent to members of Wunk Sheek, an indigenous student group on campus.
Pepsi will be the new official drink of UW Athletics after the Board of Regents approved the contract Thursday.
Foxconn Technology Group plans to bring at least 13,000 new jobs to Wisconsin — and it’s looking to the state’s college campuses to do so.
Madison Metro Transit is applying for the TIGER 9 grant in order to improve city infrastructure.
A UW-Madison student organization is continuing its efforts to make menstrual products more accessible on campus, while also expanding its outreach into reproductive rights advocacy.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank said she has no plans to answer the Associated Students of Madison’s call to put a plaque on Bascom’s statue of Abraham Lincoln recognizing the president’s role in the deaths of natives.
In November 2012, Wisconsinites went to the polls in the first election since the state Legislature redrew boundaries for the state’s voting districts.In that election, Republicans received only 47 percent of the vote in state Assembly races but won more than 60 percent of the chamber’s seats.
Tornado season in the Midwest ends around July, but this year Madison was an exception to that rule. Saturday night a tornado ripped through the East Side of the city.
Restrooms in the Student Activity Center will likely have free menstrual products at the start of next week.
An alleged drunk driver struck a pedestrian in downtown Madison Saturday night, causing “significant injuries.”
A naked and unconscious woman was found in a car in downtown Madison Friday night.
A food cart employee appeared to point a large rifle at another man early Sunday morning in an incident captured on video by an onlooker.
In the midst of a constant rainfall and the threat of thunderstorms, hundreds of UW-Madison alumni, students and community members crowded Library Mall Friday to celebrate the opening of a new park honoring alumni and their achievements.
Expulsion and suspension will be handed down to students who disrupt speakers on campus, after the Board of Regents voted in favor of their policy resolution Friday.
The Board of Regents passed a free speech policy resolution Friday that gives strict punishment to students who disrupt a controversial campus speaker.
The Wisconsin Association of Black Men is suing the Student Services Finances Committee.
The university is committed to helping students — particularly the largest UW-Madison freshman class in history — afford college through scholarships, Chancellor Rebecca Blank said in her blog post Wednesday.
The next UW-Madison chancellor could come from the private sector, after the Board of Regents approved sweeping hiring policy changes requiring the UW System to also recruit potential hires from non-academic fields.
The Madison Metropolitan School District is making moves this year to help students in grades five through 12 succeed, after recent data showed nearly nine percent of students in the district are at risk of not graduating high school.Though Wisconsin law requires each district to submit a list of at-risk students and a developed plan to help them every year, MMSD officials couldn’t say the last time they turned in a plan, according to the Capital Times.Originally, MMSD would send a single letter to the parents or guardians of at-risk students, but the new plan could allow schools to work with individual students and their families for the best solutions.