Those with the power and responsibility to look after the public’s safety are faced with a task of epic proportions. The job is never done, and any progress seems to eventually roll back down the proverbial hill.
The tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001 devastated a nation and resulted in the shipment of thousands of U.S. soldiers to the Middle East, a region where Islam and Arab cultures dominate. While U.S. involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq has created controversy over the past decade, it also sparked great interest among University of Wisconsin-Madison students.
Future University of Wisconsin-Madison students may have an easier time registering for introductory chemistry courses and be able to conduct more experiments in new lab facilities if building project plans receive additional funding from the UW System.
A new plan that will redesign the human resources system at UW-Madison will be officially announced on Sept. 21, according to a timeline released at a university governance meeting Monday.
The Student Services Finance Committee appointed new members to the Student Transportation Board and Student Activity Center Governing Board in a meeting Monday, which could mean future negotiations about bringing back the recently defunded SAFECab service.
Wisconsin’s young Republicans are criticizing Democrats’ message upon the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last week, saying they didn’t make a good enough case to address the problems facing the country’s youth.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Slow Food chapter ran a table that catered to children at the Celebrate South Madison festival Saturday in an effort to promote locally grown food and healthy eating to children who live in the south Madison area.
With construction to the Memorial Union already in full swing, University of Wisconsin-Madison students are finding the renovation an inconvenience, but said it was worth it in the long run.
Associated Students of Madison Chair Andrew Bulovsky signed a document Wednesday night that could lead to a lawsuit with University of Wisconsin System administration over last year’s Wisconsin Union and Recreational Sports budgets.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will host the second annual #FindUW event Friday to reacquaint students with campus while also expanding the university’s social media presence.
Student government heard legislation proposing a new Associated Students of Madison constitution at a meeting Wednesday night that calls for a complete restructure of the current student government institution.
When I attended my Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) session three years ago I was told the requirements to form a student organization on this campus were minimal. The University only demanded that the organization be composed of at least three students, and I don’t even remember hearing that an adviser was needed. Because I have held “leadership” positions in two organizations, I can tell you first hand that the requirements to form and register an organization have expanded dramatically. This is my complaint letter.
Mayor Paul Soglin told a campus learning community at Gordon Commons Tuesday afternoon, among various social justice issues affecting Madison residents and University of Wisconsin-Madison students, lack of housing poses the biggest threat to the area.
A small group of University of Wisconsin-Madison student leaders gathered for a walking tour of the Langdon Street area Wednesday night to identify unsafe areas on campus to be addressed in the Associated Students of Madison’s fall Sexual Assault Awareness campaign.
UPDATE: The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office released the name of the student in a statement as John "Vietnam" Nguyen. Nguyen was 19 years-old from Chicago IL. The statement also confirms Nguyen's cause of death as an "accidental drowning."
Members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison community gathered in Library Mall for a candlelight vigil Wednesday to memorialize the victims of the recent Sikh temple shooting.