The UW-Madison Public History Project has published the results of a year-long research endeavor, delving into the history of university police and their relationship to students.
Students and staff discuss how the drinking culture at UW-Madison has changed as a result of the pandemic.
Students living off-campus can find themselves faced with a range of issues from faulty heating to animal infestations.
'These are our brothers': Native Americans, experts stood in opposition to efforts to rush a wolf hunting season in WisconsinBy Helena Wehrs | Jan. 28
As Republican lawmakers failed to initiate an immediate wolf hunt, Native Americans, activists and experts questioned the haste behind hunting a recently delisted species.
In a long-awaited meeting, Chancellor Blank encouraged student activists to seek change through her Vice Chancellors and other administrators, rather than Blank herself.
Friday, Aug. 27 marked the fourth consecutive day of Black Lives Matter protests in Madison following the shooting of Jacob Blake. But something was different this time — only about 50 people showed up to the demonstration to protest police brutality.
When you’re not ‘safer at home’: How city, state services are supporting domestic abuse victims during quarantineBy Allison Garfield | Apr. 30, 2020
Though Madison Police Department has only had a slight 4 percent increase in domestic violence calls since the “Stay-at-Home” order’s been in place, it likely isn’t representative of what’s happening behind closed doors.
By having a unique status as a voucher school, some private institutions are able to exclude LGBTQ+ students and staff while receiving tax dollars.
While the last week was Madison’s official “Welcoming Week” for immigrants and refugees in the city, the benefits these individuals bring to their communities last much longer.
Seeking out counseling for mental health can be difficult for anyone, but students from underrepresented backgrounds sometimes must navigate additional barriers surrounding language and identity. As a result, UW Mental Health Services is working towards building multicultural awareness into their practice.
While fitness trackers can motivate people to get their steps in, it’s not a given that this trending tech can help people reach a long-term goal of being healthy.
Individuals can continue to learn throughout their lives — beyond a traditional K-12 or college education — often bringing benefits to both the individual and the community.
‘UW-Madison Memes for Milk-Chugging Teens’ fosters campus community through relatable student experiencesBy Sonya Chechik | Jun. 10, 2019
UWMMFMCT is a space for students to connect with each other in their shared UW experience, whether it’s over campus trends, traditions or discussing more serious campus issues.
Despite the physical distance from the border, issues facing immigrants within the Wisconsin community are not far away.
International students contemplate future careers in the U.S., but face challenges that local students may not have to worry about.
'Miss Saigon,' the Broadway musical that recently wrapped up its run at the Overture Center, attracted backlash from the campus community, who protested and initiated dialogue on Asian American representation.