Robbie is a six-year-old kindergartner at a Madison school. He loves all things Disney, will embrace any opportunity he can get to show you his Spongebob backpack and will pout excessively when you end his Dora the Explorer episode early. If you offer him a hug, you can be sure to get a long, sloppy kiss on the cheek with it. By many standards, Robbie is a typical kindergartner with the lone exception being he has Down syndrome.
Students, faculty and staff from throughout the UW System presented to a state legislative task force on UW restructuring Wednesday, outlining their hopes for the future of the system.
Members of the UW-Madison Faculty Senate had many questions for members of the human resources redesign team following a presentation Monday.
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.
After months of debate, student council made the final ruling to fund the Multicultural Student Coalition. But now, members of the Student Services Finance Committee are asking the Student Judiciary to deem the decision invalid.
The Student Judiciary ruled Tuesday the nine student council members from the BOOP campaign will not be allowed to participate in the first student council meeting of the coming session, when the body is scheduled to elect its leaders for the next school year.
Tensions ran high Tuesday as student council debated whether the Multicultural Student Coalition is eligible for funding, ultimately further delaying the decision.