University of Wisconsin-Madison Political Science Professor Scott Straus created and coordinated a workshop in October to help agencies within the U.S. government better understand the causes of genocide and ways to suppress it.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents discussed Thursday the national and state higher education climate in relation to economic development—a topic that Board of Regents President Brent Smith said will be brought up in many upcoming board meetings.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department conducted a second night of its “Be Bright” bike light campaign Thursday.
The Student Services Finance Committee approved 2013-’14 funding for the campus group Atheists, Humanists and Agnostics Thursday after making significant adjustments to its budget proposal.
The search-and-screen committee for the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison held its fourth forum Wednesday to discuss which qualities campus members would like to see in the university’s next leader.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison labor licensing committee plans to send a letter to Chancellor David Ward early next week urging him to give Palermo’s Pizza, a sponsor of UW-Madison athletics, a 30-day ultimatum to meet the requests of the company’s striking workers, which include union recognition and priority rehiring.
Thanks to satellite imagery done in part by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison through the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies, people along the mid-Atlantic coast were prepared for the worst when Superstorm Sandy made landfall Oct. 29.
A recent report from the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology projects a shortfall of one million college graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) over the next decade. Approximately five to six of every 10 students that begin in a STEM major will switch majors to a non-STEM field before graduation.
University of Wisconsin-Madison senior Joe Diedrich changed his conservative political views to embrace the independent, Libertarian party in his later high school years, when he said he realized the Bush administration’s continued shipment of U.S. soldiers and supplies to fuel warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan “didn’t make any sense.”
A University of Wisconsin-Madison biochemistry professor has developed a simple bacterial test that could be used to save infants’ lives in developing countries, after the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation granted him $100,000 for the project, according to a UW-Madison news release.
Many University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty, staff and community members have signed an online petition asking the Office of Human Resources to release a list of changes to be included in the personnel system redesign following recent campus feedback.
The Associated Students of Madison Student Services Finance Committee approved budgets for Sex Out Loud and F.H. King Thursday, after making minor adjustments to the food expenditures in both budgets.
In the midst of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, the Dean of Students office will offer assistance to any student for any academic or other issues they may be facing.
After listening to Rep. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and two stars from the hit show “Glee” speak on the importance of the student vote in the upcoming election, over a dozen students cast their vote early at Madison’s City Hall Sunday afternoon.