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.
The Elders-in-Residence Program hosted by the UW-Madison American Indian Studies Department welcomed spring Elder Leland Wigg Wednesday. Upon starting in 2018, the program aims to advance the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students by hosting Native elders.
Beloved UW-Madison Varsity Band Director Mike Leckrone faces his final curtain call this weekend at the band’s annual spring concert at the Kohl Center. For 50 years, Leckrone has been directing the band on the Madison campus, bleeding Badger pride with every musical note. After half of a century of endless rehearsals and performances, he will conduct his final shows this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
The UW-Madison Lakeshore Nature Preserve is currently updating their decade-old master plan by creating a comprehensive strategic planning process to guide the use and management of the preserve. In 2006, the preserve created a master plan with the goal of protecting its natural features and providing enjoyment for the community. Now, with hopes of improving the preserve, UW-Madison students are being asked to contribute to the planning process by completing a survey about their use of the preserve.
Through policy change, staff integration and more welcoming spaces, the UW-Madison School of Nursing aimed to create more positive relationships between medical practitioners and LGBTQ+ patients by hosting the first Wisconsin LGBTQ+ Health Summit. The summit aimed to provide an opportunity for LGBTQ+ community members to navigate resources, educate healthcare providers on how to improve the health of LGBTQ+ individuals and create a public space for both groups to effectively communicate.
April 8 at 5 p.m. marks the start of a 1,848-minute-long Day of the Badger put on by the University of Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association.
Nearly 30 UW-Madison students traveled to Washington D.C. last weekend where they were educated on social justice issues, including a policy that cuts funding from foreign non-governmental organizations that offer abortion consulting, referrals or education.
Dozens of undergraduate women in leadership flocked to Memorial Union to be honored at the first annual Wisconsin Womxn Lead Gala for the work they have done in the community relating to women’s equality and overall success Wednesday. The Gala took place to honor 53 nominees, who were appointed by their peers for demonstrating exceptional leadership in the Madison community.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum recently became a national historic site, as it is recognized as the birthplace of ecological restoration of prairie ecological communities. In order to be listed on the register, a property must be at least 50 years old and demonstrate its significance in architecture, its association with a person of historic importance, its archaeological potential, or its history — which can include conservation.
UW-Madison representatives expressed their concerns and suggestions about the university’s Greek community to a panel of experts at an open session held at Memorial Union Monday. Representatives from University Housing, University Health Services and UW-Madison Greek Chapters along with other community members gathered at an open session held as part of an external review of UW-Madison’s Greek community, to lend their input on what works successfully in the Greek community on campus and what needs to be changed.
A collaboration between UW-Madison students and officials to create a more sustainable campus has recently paid off with the installation of an array of solar panels on the roof of Gordon Dining and Event Center, boosting energy efficiency at the university’s largest dining hall.
‘Miss Saigon’ discussion cancellation deepens rift between Overture, UW-Madison Asian American Studies ProgramBy Alyssa Hui | Mar. 28, 2019
After receiving backlash for misrepresenting Asian narratives, a panel discussion on the Broadway musical “Miss Saigon” was organized to provide community members an opportunity to share concerns about the controversial musical. The panel, “Perspectives on Miss Saigon: History and Community,” organized by UW-Madison’s Asian American Studies Program in collaboration with the Overture Center for the Arts, was canceled Wednesday — less than 24 hours before the event.
A team of UW-Madison researchers released new data that shows saving energy, even by simply turning off a light switch, can save consumers’ lives. The team’s study, which was recently released in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, correlated reduced energy consumption to improved public health through decreased save lives by decreasing the adverse health effects attributed to air pollution.