Student leaders created the I am UW unifying campaign in response to the 2017 campus climate survey.
Divided opinion on state capital budget puts into question value of Wisconsin Idea, higher educationBy Robyn Cawley | Apr. 3, 2019
PROFS and the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education formed a panel on the 2019-’21 state capital budget implications on higher education after a split opinion from Gov. Tony Evers and Republican-held state legislature.
Major UW System projects include a new UW-Milwaukee chemistry building, phase two of a construction project on a UW-La Crosse science center and System-wide renovations and technology upgrades as well as utility improvements.
ASM and UWPD are seeking an increase in safety measures on campus, including extending SafeWalk hours, promoting the WiscGuardian app and installing more outdoor lighting.
The Associated Students of Madison announced their support of UW-River Falls student body president Rosemary Pechous after she composed legislation granting students the ability to take time off from campus without needing to drop out of college.
UW-Madison rejected the Callisto software that would give students a direct way to submit a detailed report of a sexual assault, leading to concern for the Student Title IX Advisory Committee.
After President Trump signed an executive order protecting free speech on campuses, UW System professors ask: Will the new order confine free speech rather than protect it?
A man was shot after police discovered him sleeping at the UW-Milwaukee Fine Arts complex.
A female UW Health anesthesiologist filed suit against a former department head and UW System Board of regents, citing unequal pay, opportunity and abuse for female doctors.
Low turnout of representatives in student council Wednesday evening delayed both the start of the meeting and the passage of legislation.
A body was found floating in Lake Mendota near Lake Street early Friday morning.
University Health Services’ Color of Drinking survey shed light on the racism behind consuming alcohol and campus party culture.
A recent deal with the Education Advisory Board and the UW System will utilize new advising software to target help towards low retention and graduation rates across UW campuses.
Accusers of UW-Milwaukee professor say that they feared they would not earn their degrees if they spoke up against sexual assault.
Worldwide acceptance and visibility of those who identify as LGBTQ became more prevalent on U.S. college campuses in 2018 with events and celebrations held to create a more welcoming environment to all students. According to a report released by Campus Explorer, only 60 campuses had LGBTQ or Gender and Sexuality Centers in 2006. Today, there are more than 100 within the United States.
Current Search and Screen Committees are 50 percent UW System Board of Regents, compared to the previous policy of having a majority of faculty from the university in question. This is the first time the Regents will put the new policy to the test.
Associated Students of Madison spring election results increased from last year, yet remains less than 10 percent of the student body.
Gov. Tony Evers’ recently proposed budget included large expansions for higher education across the UW System. Although some of the changes were praised by UW leadership, staunch opposition to certain budget points by the Republican-held Legislature may stall the proposal’s progress.