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.
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.
Looking forward to the next school year, Associated Students of Madison Chair Andrew Bulovsky said he feels the 19th session of student council will be more productive than sessions past.
A week after creating a YouTube video she admitted was “disastrous,” Dean of Students Lori Berquam resorted to her usual mass e-mail to warn students of the dangers associated with the Mifflin Street Block Party.
The 2012-13 Associated Students of Madison student council appointed Andrew Bulovsky as chair in their first meeting Tuesday.
UW alumna and former Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz will return to Madison to deliver the address at the university’s commencement ceremonies May 19 and 20.
Members of a faculty committee are recommending UW-Madison eliminate the Division of International Studies and make significant changes to the structure of international programs at the university as a cost-cutting and organizational measure.
Katherine Walsh is an associate professor of political science at UW-Madison. Since 2007 she has gathered information about how the state perceives the university. Walsh’s research, published in her paper “The Distance from Public Institutions of Higher Education,” has exposed a rift between Wisconsinites and the university and the university’s failure to live up to the high expectations of the Wisconsin idea. By taking an innovative approach to the problems Walsh has highlighted, Wisconsin could join the forefront of the national conversation on how to restructure higher education.
During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, this three-part Daily Cardinal series delves into the numbers, spotlights available resources and expands the conversation to reflect the real impact of sexual assault at UW-Madison.