As of Wednesday, American students who have taken out loans to pay for school are collectively $1 trillion in debt, a number that has the UW-Madison campus, the president and even Jimmy Fallon taking note.
Following months of debate, student council deemed the Multicultural Student Coalition eligible for funding Wednesday.
The Multicultural Student Coalition presented its request for funding eligibility to the Associated Students of Madison student council Thursday. Despite Chancellor David Ward’s order that student council determine whether the group is eligible to be funded through student fees this week, council pushed the decision to next week.
Nearly 35 people fared the rain Thursday for the UW-Madison Campus Womens’ Center’s “Take Back the Night,” where participants discussed personal experiences with sexual assault and the misconceptions surrounding it.
A national science reporter will visit UW-Madison April 23 to speak in journalism classes and participate in a week-long symposium of science writers called “Science Writing in the Age of Denial.”
I don’t think there’s anybody who would disagree that UW-Madison has earned a strong progressive reputation. That is why I think the university’s continuing bad business practices, particularly involving alleged adidas’ improper compensation practicses, is especially damaging to its reputation.
The Student Judiciary negated a decision Chancellor David Ward made last week by passing legislation Tuesday that would invalidate any student council decision regarding the Multicultural Student Coalition’s funding eligibility.
UW-Madison announced Friday that the university and adidas will not meet the April 15 deadline for completing mediation set by the Labor Licensing Policy Committee last month.
The Student Elections Committee asked the Student Judiciary Tuesday to eliminate the nine elected members of the BOOP student government campaign from student council and disqualify the other 13 who were not elected.
Last week, UW-Madison students received an e-mail with a survey from the Division of Continuing Studies regarding the possibility of UW-Madison implementing winter break classes. The plan consists of “offering a selection of in-person and online courses for one-to-three credits during the three weeks prior to the start of the spring semester.” For example, a three-credit course would meet roughly three hours a day every weekday for three weeks, and the tuition costs for the classes would be in addition to fall and spring tuition charges.
Student council will now determine whether the Multicultural Student Coalition is eligible to receive funding for next year, UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward ruled Friday. The decision was met by criticism from student leaders, who said he “overstepped his bounds” with the ruling.
Compared to the 2009 and 2010 Mifflin Street block parties, which were hazily remembered but mostly calm affairs, last year’s celebration was out of control. Although there were fewer arrests last year than in 2010, there were more than 20 trips to detox, three injured officers, three sexual assaults and two stabbings. I love reveling alongside my fellow students but Mifflin needs to be a party where everyone can go have fun and not get stabbed, so some changes need to be made.
Doctors disciplined by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health faced fines and suspension from leadership positions for writing sick notes to protestors in last February’s collective bargaining demonstrations, according to records obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal last Thursday.
UW-Madison officials have requested permission from the city of Madison to demolish two university-owned buildings on West Johnson Street to expand a parking lot on Clymer Place.
When children start orchestra programs during fifth grade in Madison area public schools, demographics usually match those of the classrooms. However, by the time students are playing in high school, diversity in music programs is nearly nonexistent.
University officials are seeking input from throughout the UW-Madison community on the university’s Human Resource redesign, design team members said at a forum Tuesday.