On April 9, UW-Madison students received an email briefly describing a first-degree sexual assault that occurred just after 10 p.m.
For most people, exercise includes breaking a sweat by lifting weights, going for a run or playing a game of pick-up basketball. However, researchers at UW-Madison’s Center for Healthy Minds focus on training the mind in order to seek better health.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank released a statement Friday saying she is upset the proper practices that help ensure classrooms are a welcoming space were not followed by the UW-Madison Police Department during Thursday’s arrest. UWPD police officers entered a classroom in the Humanities building and asked to speak with a student while a class was underway.
UW-Madison Police Department Chief Susan Riseling released a statement Friday to address an officer’s decision to approach a student in a university classroom.
Author and activist Jackson Katz advised men on their roles in stopping sexual assault during his talk Thursday called “The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and Why All Men Can Help.” Katz, a violence prevention activist and renowned author, spoke as the Sexual Assault Awareness Month keynote speaker for Promoting Awareness | Victim Empowerment and “We’re Better Than That” - Men Against Sexual Assault’s event.
Three UW-Madison professors gathered in the Festival Room of Memorial Union Wednesday to talk about the future of trade in the U.S., EU, and around the world.
Students and community members marched from Library Mall to Bascom Hall Wednesday, protesting the lack of a living wage for student workers and demanding the elimination of student debt, among other issues.
Several students involved in a bias incident at Dejope Residence Hall emailed a letter of apology Wednesday to different members of the UW-Madison campus community.
"We’re Better Than That"-Men Against Sexual Assault kicked off Sexual Assault Awareness month April 3 with a video encouraging students to discuss sexual assaults happening within the Greek communities and change campus culture.
The UW-Madison Lean In chapter and the American Association of University Women raised awareness for Equal Pay Day Tuesday on Library Mall.
The UW-Madison student organization Force For Freedom: An Abolitionist Movement began Freedom Week with a demonstration Tuesday on East Campus Mall to raise awareness for modern-day slavery. UW-Madison senior Elle Waters helped organize the events this week as a part of the leadership team for Force For Freedom: An Abolitionist Movement.
UW-Madison hosted a town hall Monday night at Union South with presentations about the future of gene editing both on a global and local scale.
Author Jennifer Morales read excerpts from her book “Meet Me Halfway" and provided insights regarding pervasive racial disparities in Milwaukee at her speech Sunday at Union South.
UW-Madison announced Friday that Stem Cells in the 4th Dimension, an annual scientific meeting, will focus on how time affects stem cells in terms of development, maturation and aging.
A first-degree sexual assault occurred late Friday night between 10 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. near Memorial Union. The victim reported “three unknown men held her down against her will with a knife and sexually assaulted her,” according to the campuswide crime warning.
UW-Madison announced Thursday that two people from the UW community will be honored with the Women’s Philanthropy Council Champion Awards for advancing the status of women at the university. The biennial award is granted to one man and one woman. The two winners are Lori DiPrete Brown, associate director for education at the Global Health Institute, and Robert Golden, Robert Turell Professor in Medical Leadership, according to a university release.
UW-Madison hosted an informational session Thursday at Gordon Dining and Event Center to explain both the classification of incidents of hate and bias and the process of reporting them. The event was announced after students shared their experiences on #TheRealUW and the many official reports of hate and bias in the past month. UW-Madison junior Tim Martens said he knew little about the reporting processes prior to attending the event.
Two research papers from a UW-Madison geoscience lab highlighted how a group of bacteria uses iron in a similar way that animals use oxygen, according to a university news release.
Educator on sexual violence prevention Dr. Keith Edwards spoke to campus members Tuesday at Gordon Dining and Event Center about reframing the issue of rape and sexual violence as a men’s issue, and the ways in which students can act to make a positive change on campus. “To frame something where women are the victim as a woman’s issue would be like if we had an epidemic of drunk drivers hitting and killing pedestrians in Madison and how we responded to that was having classes on how to walk across the street,” said Edwards, who frequently speaks to campuses on these issues.
Subhi Nahas, an advocate for LGBT refugees, shared Tuesday at Union South his personal experiences with persecution during his talk, “Seeking Refuge: A Journey to Refugee Advocacy.” WUD Society and Politics and WUD Global Connections co-sponsored the lecture, which kicked off the LGBT Campus Center events for Out & About Month.