It wasn’t pretty, but Wisconsin was still able to slog through a tenacious Penn State team and put another Big Ten road win on the board. The Badgers (12-1 Big Ten, 24-2 overall) prevailed 55-47 over a Nittany Lions team (3-11, 15-12) that played very unlike the Big Ten’s cellar dweller.
The pomp and circumstance of homecoming week is colored by scores of red and white balloons and flowers, hoards of alumni returning to their old stomping grounds and a slate of events celebrating all things UW-Madison.
“The modern university doesn’t believe in a curriculum,” University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Richard Avramenko insists.
Correction 3/14/2014: A previous version of this story stated that Chancellor Rebecca Blank said the university was discussing a tuition hike for out-of-state students, which would be accompanied by more financial assistance. However, in the chat, Blank was referencing the difference between University of Michigan’s out-of-state tuition and UW-Madison’s. Blank did not say she wanted to raise or was discussing raising UW-Madison’s out-of-state tuition. We regret the error.
Twelve University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduate students will present their research at the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda to legislators Wednesday, according to a university press release.
“The day of the pageant, I just wasn’t even nervous,” laughs Alexandria Mason, a freshman, hopeful journalist, dancer, published writer and the 2014 winner of the “Miss Black and Gold: Diversity of a Woman” scholarship pageant.
Local food vendors presented to the Vending Oversight Committee Wednesday to express concerns about problems associated with late-night vending.
Madison’s Urban Design Commission met Wednesday to offer feedback on several downtown housing projects.
Although the Dane County Farmer’s Market summer season draws to its annual end Saturday, staff members emphasized that it is a year-long market and said customers and vendors alike should be excited for what the future holds.