International teaching assistants at UW-Madison face challenges in and out of the classroom, but maintain a passion for teaching and their students’ learning.
Few band directors get the chance to teach the children of former students. Even fewer directors have conducted their students’ grandchildren, maintaining leadership long enough to influence decades of performers.
Students suffer the consequences, both physical and mental, of not having enough food on their plates.
For just a dollar, customers can buy a copy of Street Pulse Newspaper, which provides vendors with freedom, dignity, and even survival.
Newly appointed UHS counselor Wei-Chiao Hsu looks to provide mental health services to more international students at UW-Madison.
UW-Madison students have grown more divided in response to the controversial confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Gordon Dining changes policies upon finding much of the leftover food was wasted.
Nearly a year after #MeToo flooded social media feeds, sexual assault remains a prevalent issue on campus.
UW-Madison students and faculty are fighting to eliminate stigma and raise awareness about mental health on campus.
The number of students registered with the McBurney Office who suffer from mental illness has skyrocketed since 2008, when there were only about 15 cases, according to Mari Magler, the director of the McBurney Disability Resource Center. Last year, 4,672 students sought mental health services at University Health Services.
Under a proposed change, graduate workers will be required to pay segregated fees before receiving any paychecks from the university. If a graduate worker cannot pay, an installment plan is offered for an extra charge.
The number of formally reported cases fluctuates from year to year. It rose from 107 to 177 from 2010-’11 to 2013-’14, only to drop back to 126 by 2015-’16. In 2016-’17, it was back to 152, according to the Academic Integrity Annual Report.
Every year, a panel of 15 students allocates $51 million dollars to services around campus. Of that $51 million, more than $1.3 million is given to student organizations that are a part of the General Student Services Fund. This year, the Student Services Finance Committee, which allocates those funds, was criticized for not being accessible to all students.
Significantly fewer items are usually recycled than thrown away. In comparison to 5,165 tons of trash sent to the landfill in 2017, 3,010 tons of materials were recycled. This means the university has not yet accomplished its goal of zero waste. Additionally, trash disposal still costs more than the extra revenue that recycling adds.
“Not only do women make great farmers, but they also bring innovation, new ideas and hard work into this industry,” said Association of Women Agriculture Media Relations spokesperson Emily Matzke.