Gov. Scott Walker plans to name state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, as his agriculture secretary sometime this week, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
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After months of back and forth between campuses, system leaders, and legislators, the regents approved Thursday new rules for allocating student dollars. Now, as mandated by the Joint Finance Committee UW System schools will have uniform categories for fees.
The Board of Regents approved the Segregated Fee Committee's recommendations at their Thursday meeting.
Former Associated Students of Madison Chair Carmen Goséy dealt with discrimination and harassment after divestment last spring.
The UW System will move forward with its “most significant re-organization” in over 45 years — a sweeping merge of the system’s two-year and four-year colleges — even though many questions remain unanswered.
Comedian Bassem Youssef, dubbed by many the “Egyptian Jon Stewart,” was greeted by a lively crowd of UW-Madison students and community members at Memorial Union Wednesday night.
Students in Wisconsin face a number of barriers when registering to vote, but an event this week hopes to alleviate some of the challenges.
Over half of the food found in the university’s dining halls can be categorized as “local.” But the administrators in charge of dining are looking to make that percentage even higher.
Former UW-Madison student Alec Cook’s defense lawyers believe his trials should take place outside of Madison and want evidence they say was obtained illegally to be excluded, according to court documents.
Wisconsin's job agency board approved a $3 billion contract with Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, moving the deal forward for the governor’s signature after months of intense debate.
As Wisconsin lawmakers debate a controversial immigration bill, Madison’s future as a so-called sanctuary city remains uncertain.The new legislation would bar local governments from enacting “sanctuary” policies that block or hinder federal immigration enforcement.
Wisconsin’s strict environmental protections against “toxic” sulfide mining would be repealed in a bill passed by the Legislature in an effort to boost economic growth.
Already one of the booziest states in the union, Wisconsin could allow residents as young as 19 to belly up to the bar and walk through liquor stores under proposed legislation.
U.S. Congressman Mark Pocan is recovering at a hospital in Madison after undergoing triple bypass heart surgery Wednesday.
Abby Streu is no moderate — an unapologetic conservative on UW-Madison’s campus and the leader of a prominent right-wing student organization, she has worked to bring numerous high-profile conservative speakers to a campus traditionally seen as a bastion of liberalism. But when asked about President Donald Trump, her reaction is lukewarm.
UW-Madison researchers may have fewer obstacles when seeking funding from private entities and nonprofit organizations.
Legislation that would have allowed Student Council to vote on resolutions at the same meeting that they’re being introduced was shot down Tuesday, forcing the body to continue with their previous bylaw.
A bill that would amend the state Constitution to protect crime victims passed the state Senate with bipartisan support Tuesday.Although Wisconsin is the first state to pass a Crime Victims’ Bill of Rights, supporters argue the bill will ensure victims’ rights further than before by putting the legislation into the state Constitution.
Administrators and faculty felt blindsided by UW System’s proposal to pair two-year schools with four-year schools last month and still have unanswered questions.
Student Council must continue to vote to suspend the rules in order to act on legislation the same meeting it is introduced.