New committee’s future rests on student’s shouldersBy Whitney Newman and By: Nick Fritz | Sep. 4, 2012
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.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a place of opportunity, first and foremost. There are sports, clubs, classes, people and tons of night life to explore as the semester begins and students and teachers alike flock to the buzzing city of Madison. Whether a freshman, transfer or returning student, everyone can be overwhelmed by the choices they must make when a new school year starts. The best advice for this situation: just dive in.
Ongoing discussions between UW-Madison and adidas came to a halt Friday when the UW administration announced the university would let a court decide if adidas violated its contract with the school.
A UW-Madison delegation traveled to China Monday where it opened the UW-Madison Shanghai Innovation Office, which will function as an outpost for the university’s growing commitment to enhance educational opportunities in China.
A group of Wisconsin students will attend Thursday’s University of Wisconsin Board of Regents meeting in Milwaukee following UW System President Kevin Reilly’s recommendation to push in-state tuition and fees at UW-Madison above $10,000 for the first time.
Students from a UW-Madison program designed to kick-start higher education for economically disadvantaged adults gathered at the Memorial Union Wednesday to celebrate their graduation with a full room of family and friends.
Although approximately 20,000 fewer people attended the Mifflin Street Block Party this year than last, arrests were over ten times as common, according to the Madison Police Department.
The outreach of Badgers Against Racism on campus Friday raised the profile of the group’s issue behind the Mifflin Street Block Party’s unofficial “Cinco de Mifflin” theme, but it did not stop a number of students from wearing costumes that played on Mexican stereotypes.
The Associated Students of Madison student council modified its bylaws and appointed new members to its grass-roots committees in a meeting Sunday.
The Associated Students of Madison appointed representatives to internal leadership positions and passed amendments to its bylaws in a meeting Friday.
A UW-Madison study analyzing victimization found that lesbians, gays and bisexuals face higher rates of threats and assaults than heterosexuals.
UW-Madison professor Dave Brown and his wife Rachel Brown beat out ten other pairs to win the 20th season of CBS’ “The Amazing Race,” claiming the contest’s $1 million prize.
A national Down syndrome advocacy organization recognized the Wisconsin Singers for its work with a cognitively challenged student at a January dance workshop.