In her blog post, Chancellor Rebecca Blank highlighted the university's scholarships.
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Rep. Chris Taylor and Legislative Affairs Chair Kat Kerwin spoke out against the Board of Regents' draft policy.
Steve Miller, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a former UW-Madison student, is coming back to campus — for a good cause.
First-year students on campus are more likely to be low-risk, rather than high-risk, drinkers, according to a new report from University Health Services.
City officials, downtown residents and local business owners are grappling with a wave of crime in a popular bar district near the UW-Madison campus.Three times in the past three weekends, police encounters have resulted in the use of pepper spray.
Reported hate crimes on UW-Madison’s campus dramatically increased in 2016 — and anti-Semitic vandalism was the most prominent issue.
Amid controversy, Madison city council members approved an entertainment license Tuesday for the Edgewater hotel, with set limits on the number of events per year and sound levels.
After a shooting at a concert in Las Vegas Sunday night left nearly 60 dead and over 500 injured, state legislators from Madison teamed up to introduce legislation regarding gun violence and held a press conference to discuss specific gun safety policy steps.
Rep. Bob Gannon, R-West Bend, passed away from natural causes Tuesday night at the age of 58.The Allenton Fire and Rescue responded to a 911 call around 9 p.m.
The electronic display manufacturing plant that will be larger than 11 Lambeau fields will be located in Mount Pleasant in Racine County, Foxconn Technology Group announced Wednesday.The $10 billion plant will be located off of Interstate 94 between Highway 11 and Highway KR.Racine County Executive Jonathan Delagrave expressed his optimism of the Taiwanese technology plant coming to the southeastern county, stating the campus “will establish the foundation for unparalleled economic development, job growth and enhanced quality of life for current and future County residents.”This sentiment was echoed by Village President Dave DeGroot who said he believes Foxconn will create thousands of new jobs for Racine County.Mount Pleasant won the location in part for its “talented and hard-working workforce” said Louis Woo, special assistant to the chairman and CEO of Foxconn.The decision to place the plant in southeast Wisconsin stems from the easy access to Interstate 94 to transport Foxconn products to consumers.
A $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation was recently awarded to a flagship UW-Madison interdisciplinary research center focused on material science.
Creating widespread awareness on campus is vital for UW-Madison’s 40,000 students involved in policy issues, Associated Students of Madison members said on Tuesday’s episode of “The State of the University.”
The Associated Students of Madison took up several pieces of legislation Tuesday and while the body passed all of them, it was not without debate.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin proposed Tuesday a $313.9 million operating budget for 2018, which includes creating new positions for local law enforcement and an initiative to reduce crime on State Street.
Republican lawmakers are looking for co-sponsors on a bill that would overturn previous wetland environmental protections across Wisconsin that they say hinder economic growth.The bill precedes the arrival of Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics industry company that is currently constructing a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin that is expected to create 13,000 jobs.One of the bill’s sponsors, state Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke, R-Kaukauna, says the legislation is unrelated to Foxconn’s new manufacturing campus.Part of the state’s $3 billion incentive package to bring the company to Wisconsin included environment exceptions for the construction of Foxconn’s facilities.
The U.S. Supreme Court began deliberating Tuesday to decide whether the engaged in unconstitutional gerrymandering when they created new legislative districts after the 2011 election.Republicans took control of both houses in the state Legislature in 2011 and redrew district lines shortly after.
ASM passes building bill of rights, despite some Council members’ view of legislation as “pipe dream”
Equity and Inclusion Chair Alex Hader worked on the Building Bill of Rights legislation along with Shared Governance Campaign Director Jacqueline Beaulieu.
A portion of Langdon Street will close Friday for the opening of the UW-Madison Alumni Park.The block of Langdon Street between North Park Street and North Lake Street will be closed off between noon and 9 p.m.While pedestrians will still be able to access the area, cars and buses will not.
The University of Wisconsin Police Department announced Tuesday the death of their eldest active K9 officer, Odin, who was put down at the age of nine.
As the nation reels from a mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 57 people, campus leaders weighed in, encouraging the campus community to come together in the wake of the violence.