A look back at the UW-Madison 2018-'19 academic year.
A meeting with administration ended with UW-Madison police officers removing 16 graduate students from Bascom Hall after the building closed.
A convicted felon was invited to give a speech in class, yet students received no prior alerts of his misconduct.
UW-Madison counseling psychology professor William Hoyt apologized to colleagues and students after disclosing that he donned blackface during a performance at the Overture Center in the early 2000s. Hoyt sent other department faculty members an email Monday apologizing for causing discomfort when he admitted during a game of “two truths and a lie” at the department awards ceremony to participating in “blackface or really brown face.”
A UW-Madison student brought attention via Twitter to a second sticker from the white nationalist group Hundred-Handers, garnering a response from students and faculty Tuesday. UW-Madison freshman Dianna Murray tweeted a photo of the sticker which read “Mass immigration is white genocide,” along with a photo of a Daily Cardinal article reporting on the first sticker that was found.
UW-Madison researchers begin creating refrigeration-free milk, lead dairy industry with new technologyBy Morgan Lock | Apr. 23, 2019
Director of the Center for Dairy Research John Lucey announced that due to a recent decline in consumption of fluid dairy products, including milk the CDR will begin creating a refrigeration-free fluid dairy beverage with new grant money.
A UW-Madison graduate was killed Sunday during the bombings in Sri Lanka. Dieter Kowalski, 40, was a Milwaukee native who graduated from UW-Madison in 2001. He was on a business trip, staying at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo Sri Lanka, when the attacks occurred.
UW-Madison plans to upgrade Bascom Hill’s underground infrastructure as a part of the Campus Master Plan. With a budget of $43,000,000, UW-Madison will start a project in late April that aims to replace the steam, chilled water and electrical power infrastructure beneath Bascom Hill. According to university officials, the project will reconstruct thermal utilities (steam, condensate and chilled water), electrical utilities (primary electric and signal communications) and civil utilities (domestic water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer) underneath Bascom Hill.
With students at the lead, Hoofer Ambassadors places equity and inclusivity at the center of the conversation about accessing the outdoors. The newly-formed, student-led program, Hoofer Ambassadors, places equity and inclusivity at the center of the conversation about accessing the outdoors. The program took shape over the spring semester, and is a product of efforts to bring more inclusion to Hoofers, UW-Madison’s outdoors club.
Monona resident Coleman Chung was sentenced to over 20 years in federal prison Thursday for the attempted abduction of a woman and the assault of two others.
“Meet me at the Union.” It’s a message that has been sent from Badger to fellow Badger countless times over the years — as of 2019, 90 years, to be exact.
Political activist and author Angela Davis visited UW-Madison students and community members Tuesday evening, inspiring hope and instilling a sense of unity despite what she calls a “hostile national political climate.” Davis, an Alabama native, has conducted research on issues related to race, imprisonment and gender. She is also a founding member of Critical Resistance, a national organization devoted to the deconstruction of the prison industrial complex.
In light of earth week, the WUD Society and Politics Committee hosted a discussion centered around sustainable energy and energy policy as it relates to UW-Madison Monday. Led by Jacob McInnis, Associate Director of Events for the Wisconsin Union Directorate Society & Politics Committee, the discussion focused primarily on sustainable energy and what political action needs to be taken in order to institute change.
A sticker labeled with white-nationalist messaging created by extremist group Hundred-handers was found on campus today. The sticker read “Make America White Again," and included the group’s Twitter handle, official website and email address, listed from a secure email service.
The Wisconsin Black Student Union and the Wisconsin Association for Black Men will host a weekend of competitive team sports in order to engage various student groups with the outdoors. The event, called Wisco-lympics, will consist of two days of outdoor activities including basketball and volleyball tournaments. The games will take place at the Lakeshore basketball courts on April 20 and the Sellery courts on April 21.
UW-Madison student-activists spent their Sunday morning walking more than three miles to raise both support and funds for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Babcock Dairy named a new ice cream flavor yesterday honoring soon-to-be retired UW-Madison Varsity Band Director Mike Leckrone for his dedication to the university.
The UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine is running an online campaign in order to earn the remaining expansion funds that will not be covered by Gov. Tony Evers’ budget.