An amendment to the COVID Student Relief Fund may serve as a loophole to allow ASM to disperse funds to individual students.
Among other legislation, the student council aims to alleviate financial stress caused to students by the COVID-19 pandemic — over objections from university admin.
Chief Roman wrote to department employees in an internal memo that the symbol, sometimes dubbed the “Blue Lives Matter” flag, will be banned in all forms from public display “while operating in an official capacity.”
Concerns regarding the roll out of the new saliva-based testing and the implementation of the Safer Badgers app arise as students’ test out new Spring 2021 COVID-19 protocols
UW-Madison said the proposal to assist students with rent, utilities amid the pandemic violates System policy against giving funds to individual students.
Amidst a fall semester fraught with a global pandemic, the Associated Students of Madison (ASM) sought to legislate and promote policies and measures that not only reflect the thoughts and priorities of the diverse student body in which they represent, but also enact real change university-wide.
New saliva-based testing and the use of the Safer Badgers app are aimed to combat the spread of COVID-19 on campus during the Spring 2021 semester.
Students will be required to test for COVID-19 twice weekly, track their test results and interactions using the Safer Badgers app.
University officials said Rich Yaeger was fired for “workplace policy violations” rather than for the motorcycle incident itself.
Graduate worker union demands UW-Madison for financial mercy as university faces a financial crisis of its own.
The ASM Student Council representatives unanimously passed two pieces of legislation, both related to UW-Madison’s policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UW Health, as a designated hub for vaccine distribution, will provide the vaccine to the region's health systems and long-term care facilities.
In a lecture hosted by the Wisconsin Alumni Association on Tuesday, UW-Madison faculty Dr. James Conway, R. Alta Charo and Dr. Jonathan Temte discussed a source of hope during the COVID-19 pandemic: the newly created COVID-19 vaccine.
A recent complaint against the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) over mistreatment of animal research subjects at UW-Madison is just one item in a decades-long list of grievances animal rights groups have brought against the laboratory.
Student council representatives unanimously approve four initiatives, while tabling a resolution to call on UW to pay international student workers who have gone without wages this semester.
GivingTuesday, a self proclaimed holiday that falls every year on the Tuesday after the shopping mania of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday,” encourages people to donate to charitable causes. This year, UW-Madison has made it easy for Badgers to “do good” and refocus their efforts on their community.
Over 1,000 UW-Health employees signed an impassioned letter calling on residents to stay vigilant in following public health guidelines
Wisconsin hospitals are in need of convalescent plasma from those who have previously had COVID-19 for use in a COVID recovery treatment.
UW-Madison added another rapid antigen testing facility at the Kohl Center Wednesday for surge testing available to students and employees.