It seems hard to remember when student organizations started to hold events and beef up recruitment outside of academic buildings.
The Teaching Assistants’ Association protested on Bascom Hill today to advocate for higher wages, the elimination of segregated fees, the international student fee and workplace policies involving shared governance.
Minnesota native Christina Olstad is “thrilled” to begin her new position as dean of students at UW-Madison starting this semester.
Leaders in UW System student governments share their goals for the fall semester from improving mental health services to expanding public transportation.
Badgers United, a new nonprofit organization launched in June to undergird the financial position of the University of Wisconsin’s flagship campus, held an introductory panel at the end of July.
If a UW System budget is approved, UW-Madison students will need to pay an additional $170 in student fees, $209 more for housing and $50 more for dining.
The UW System’s biennial budget funding request is 32 percent STEM facilities projects in order to support workforce demands. Humanities professors and graduate students wonder: When it will be time to renovate the aging buildings they work in?
Ida Balderrama-Trudell will take over from Gabe Javier as the new interim assistant dean and director of the Multicultural Student Center while Javier continues his work as the new interim associate vice chancellor of student affairs.
The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee guaranteed an additional two years to the freeze on in-state undergraduate tuition in the UW System, but only granted less than half of Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed budget for the schools.
The UW System Board of Regents appointed Dwight Watson as the new chancellor of UW-Whitewater, despite faculty concerns surrounding search committee changes.
A new student organization strives to prepare UW students for the music industry post-college life.
Despite the physical distance from the border, issues facing immigrants within the Wisconsin community are not far away.
A meeting with administration ended with UW-Madison police officers removing 16 graduate students from Bascom Hall after the building closed.
A convicted felon was invited to give a speech in class, yet students received no prior alerts of his misconduct.
Administrators believe a nationwide initiative against sexual assault and harassment will help the UW System share resources and research about prevention measures across campuses.
After investigators released their report on sexual harassment case against former UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper’s husband, she finds holes and inconsistencies.
Today, UW-Madison’s campus is known for the Mendota Terrace, Bascom Hill and the Lakeshore path. Preservation efforts focus on these prominent areas, but many don’t realize campus’ footprint is relatively new. UW-Madison was built on Ho-Chunk land and the tribe’s cultural representation is still physically present on campus, despite contemporary changes to the land. Evidence of human settlement on the land surrounding Waaksikhomik, meaning "where the man lies" (Lake Mendota) dates back 12,000 years. There are at least 28 habitation sites on the campus shoreline of Lake Mendota.