While she felt no personal threat, Laura Buckman, a UW-Madison junior studying abroad in Italy, was disheartened to learn she must leave the country at the university’s request due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, formerly known as Novel Coronavirus.
Amid coronavirus outbreaks in Italy, CET Academic Programs has offered two options to current UW-Madison students in Florence: depart home to the U.S. for three weeks, study remotely and return before March 23 or remain in Florence and continue attending in-person classes.
“2020 feels worse, as far as regards to the safety of Jewish people, than it did in 2010,” Head of Chabad House Rabbi Mendel said. “That, of course, is working backward.”
UW Health will begin screening patients based on travel history to Wuhan, China, while in Platteville, six students are being monitored for the new strain of coronavirus.
What Would You Do?: Diversity Forum keynote speaker John Quiñones advocates for empathy even when no one’s watchingBy Dana Brandt | Nov. 5, 2019
Host of hidden camera show “What Would You Do?” John Quiñones gave the keynote address at UW-Madison’s 2019 Diversity Forum Tuesday, sharing his journey as a TV reporter and encouraging everyone to be active bystanders.
New Campus Climate Survey reports 26 percent of UW-Madison undergraduate women experience sexual assaultBy Dana Brandt | Oct. 15, 2019
The Association of American Universities’ Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct found that more than one-fourth of UW-Madison’s undergraduate women report experiencing sexual assault since beginning college. This number reflects a statistically insignificant change from the 2015 survey.
“We are not involved when the school thinks of home,” said UW-Madison senior Payton Wade before the UW-Madison Homecoming Committee promotional video was taken down.
Skenandore’s lecture is part of an ongoing series through 2020 entitled “Our Shared Future,” which aims to shed light on the history and traditions of the Ho-Chunk.
UW-Madison Study Abroad partnered with The Council on International Education and Exchange to give away 225 free passports Wednesday in an attempt to promote study abroad programs to a more diverse student body.
Today, the Latinx Cultural Center and Latinx Heritage Month Planning Committee held the first Latinx Student Orientation in UW-Madison history.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery named Derrick Smith their director of development this summer.
GreenBay Technologies, a Madison-originated startup, finds investment from one of the biggest technology companies: Informatica.
According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report, UW-Madison boosted its national ranking to No. 13 among the best public universities within the country.
UW-Madison released the School of Computer, Data & Information in the College of Letters & Science Thursday. The School of CDIS will collaborate with industries to enhance the development in computing, data and information literacy.
The new UW Marching Band Director Dr. Corey Pompey has his own vision for the band after replacing Wisconsin legend Mike Leckrone, who led the program for 50 years.
Snow is a member of First Wave’s first cohort.
The Teaching Assistants’ Association protested on Bascom Hill today to advocate for higher wages, the elimination of segregated fees, the international student fee and workplace policies involving shared governance.