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A picture is worth a thousand words, but how many would it be for a meme?Answer: a lot if you follow the UW-Madison Memes for Milk-Chugging Teens.A frenzy of memes popped up in the satirical Facebook group, at the Associated Students of Madison’s opposition to the controversial dining plan and what some students call high segregated fees first surfaced Wednesday night.
After a series of memes targeting the student government, ASM Chair Katrina Morrison decided to make her own.
Just under four months after its grand opening, UW-Madison’s Alumni Park is already getting recognition.SmithGroupJJR — the design firm that served as the lead park designer for Alumni Park — received an award Thursday from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for the planning and design of the new park space.
Four UW-Madison deans will keep their positions following successful reviews of their performance and leadership.
A UW-Madison student organization exchanged paint and canvas for menstrual products and monetary donations in the Student Activity Center Wednesday night.KORA — a student group aiming to empower and encourage women leaders — gave canvas, paint and brushes to students and community members who donated unopened menstrual hygiene products or a sum of money to the organization in an effort to advocate for the mental and physical health of homeless women in the Dane County area.
In a recent survey, students reported a UW-Madison inclusion program effectively increased awareness of and respect for diversity on campus among first-year students in residence halls.Survey data revealed students who participated in the Our Wisconsin program — a three-hour workshop focused on respect for diversity, community connection, identifying bias and gaining appreciation for others’ experiences — were more aware of cultural differences on campus.
Gov. Scott Walker reappointed Regent Gerald Whitburn and two new members to the Board of Regents.
The new UW dining plan is engineered to exclude several students.
A panel of four UW-Madison experts answered questions Tuesday evening on the nature and impact of Russian influence in the recent U.S. presidential election.The event — held at the Pyle Center — comes less than a week after 13 Russian nationals were indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury for interfering with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
While previously tested on monkeys, an experimental Ebola vaccine produced by a UW-Madison lab is slated to be used in clinical trial on humans.The project — led by UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Professor Yoshihiro Kawaola with the help of Waisman Biomanufacturing — will develop 1000 doses of the vaccine for use in the trials that are set to begin in Japan this December.
Since renovations to Memorial Union were completed last September, the Wisconsin Union is now shifting its energies toward assessing Union South in the hopes of finding solutions to its declining traffic, as well as improving inclusivity throughout UW-Madison’s unions.
Union South’s traffic has declined by 10 percent every year for the past three years, Jacob Hahn, Wisconsin Union’s director for the outdoor programs office, said.
Nearly a week after ranking among the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers worldwide, UW-Madison kicked off its week-long celebration of the 57th anniversary of the federal volunteer program Monday night.Peace Corps Week began with “A Peace Corps Tip or Two,” a discussion panel where prospective volunteers met with former volunteers to learn about service life abroad. Throughout the event, returned volunteers reflected on their experiences, explaining how their volunteer experiences impacted their lives.
The UW System Board of Regents Executive Committee approved a resolution Tuesday to return Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television to its administrative home at UW-Madison, according to a UW System press release.
UW-Madison administration reassured students that participation in April’s national walkout in protest of gun violence in schools would not hurt their chances of being admitted to the university, the Journal Sentinel reported Monday.
UW System President Ray Cross said there needs to be conversation about what shared governance is.
Wisconsin Pubic Television and Wisconsin Public Radio will return to its organizational home at UW-Madison.
UW-Madison faculty and students met at the Education Building Thursday to discuss ways to promote transgender inclusivity on college campuses.Z Nicolazzo, an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs at Northern Illinois University, spoke to approximately 50 students and faculty about the importance of fostering an inclusive campus environment, saying there are ongoing obstacles that transgender individuals face on campuses across the country.
Hundreds gathered on Library Mall Wednesday evening to stand in solidarity with the Parkland, Fla. community and to honor the 17 lives lost during the mass shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Feb. 14.
Every Monday evening, the Wunk Sheek student organization holds a drum circle to pass on Native American traditions and stories.