When news broke of former Chancellor Rebecca Blank’s death on Feb. 17, notes from university faculty, former colleagues and the greater University of Wisconsin-Madison community poured in, expressing admiration of the legacy left behind by the leader. Blank’s influence not only left a mark within the bounds of campus, but far beyond the confines of Madison and well before her time served as chancellor too.
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The current climate crisis presents a myriad of challenges: biodiversity loss, increased rainfall, flooding, erosion and extreme weather. The global scope of these effects paints climate change as a daunting threat, but turning back to nature could provide potential solutions, according to the United Nations.
Host, Madeleine Afonso and Writer, Gavin Escott, discuss his article for the Action Project Drug Issue, “Federalization of Wisconsin Hemp Program opens doors, leaves some farmers wanting more”. They talk about different uses of hemp, Wisconsin’s history of hemp farming and how Wisconsin Farmers have been affected by the federalization of the hemp program.
Lakeshore Nature Preserve Master Plan update proposes new facilities, studies, continued restoration
A recently updated Lakeshore Nature Preserve Master Plan outlined recommendations to improve facilities, lands and plant communities to be implemented in the next 10 years on the Lakeshore Nature Preserve.
Comedian, journalist and Wisconsin native Charlie Berens was announced as this year's winter commencement speaker. Berens graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009 and is best known as the creator of the Manitowoc Minute.
University of Wisconsin-Madison students are surrounded by a prevalent party culture on campus that consists of going out on the weekends, tailgating on game days and hitting the bars — which oftentimes involves drinking. For a certain group of students, this aspect of campus culture is avoided for that reason.
The Public History Project’s premiere exhibition ‘Sifting and Reckoning’ on display at the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison drummed up strong interest from students and the general public during its first month.
The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center (GSCC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted a Trans Community Day on Monday, providing a space for LGBTQ+ community members and allies to gather and support each other while conservative commentator Matt Walsh spoke at Great Hall at Memorial Union.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse College Republicans president Megan Pauley resigned last week after photos of chalkings made by members of the group were posted on social media. The post has since been deleted, as well as the post announcing the resignation.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association celebrated the fifth anniversary of Alumni Park on Friday, honoring 11 new distinguished alumni with park exhibits and an awards ceremony. Among the honorees was the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
The mysteries of space have captivated the human race for centuries, driving us to learn and explore. Since Yuri Gagarin first reached orbit in 1961, over 600 people have ventured beyond Earth’s atmosphere. One of them is Captain Scott Kelly, who the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series (WUD-DLS) welcomed to campus on Tuesday.
Students gathered at the Gordon Dining & Event Center Tuesday for the campus-wide career and internship fair to network and make connections with potential employers.
Q&A: Campus Planning Director Gary Brown discusses projects, campus changes, his time at UW, upcoming book
Gary Brown, University of Wisconsin-Madison alumnus and director of campus planning and landscape architecture, announced his retirement this June and plans to start working on a book about the university’s campus planning history.
UW Health nurses, management, Gov. Tony Evers and Service Employees International Union Healthcare Wisconsin (SEIU) reached a historic agreement at the Capitol on Monday, avoiding a three-day labor strike that would have taken place this week at the UW Health hospital.
Hundreds of UW Health nurses voted to go on strike for safe, quality patient care and recognition of their union last month, according to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Wisconsin.
On the heels of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion, demand for more abortion care services has grown among university students across the country.
The UW-Madison Police Department received a report about a possible anti-Asian hate crime that occurred on July 4.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison BIPOC Coalition plans to drop the university affiliation from their name, a decision that was made months ago according to co-founder Tarah Stangler. The organization does not want to focus on the same administrative goals as the university, but rather continue to have the freedom to organize independently.
Wisconsin Hoofers, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s premier outdoors activity club on campus with over 2,000 members, celebrated its 90th anniversary on April 30 at Memorial Union. Alumni and current members gathered to commemorate the club’s history of adventure, community and outdoor endeavors.
Rising junior Ndemazea Fonkem was elected as the new chair of Associated Students of Madison (ASM) for the 2022-23 academic year at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.