A scientific journal has retracted a 1951 paper written by a UW-Madison professor due to defamatory content toward homosexual participants of a study that attempted to convert them to be straight.
Genetic sequencing of COVID-19 shows a statewide pattern of geographic mixing between previously distinct strands of the virus from Dane and Milwaukee Counties, according to UW-Madison researchers.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) will pay a minimum of $32 million to a former research partner after it concealed information related to a patent for a kidney dialysis drug.
UW-Madison advised students who travel for the Thanksgiving holiday to not return to campus until the spring semester in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Researchers at UW-Madison sequenced different strains of the coronavirus and discovered that Gov. Tony Evers’ “Safer at Home” order from March lowered the number of new COVID-19 cases.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced Thursday the university would extend its “All Ways Forward” campaign until the end of next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield praised the expansion of COVID-19 testing at UW-Madison, adding that the UW System sets an example for how the pandemic can be controlled.
Interim UW System President Tommy Thompson hired or promoted three new employees with increased salaries even as the number of layoffs within the system’s administration continues to rise.
A resolution passed by the Dane County Board of Supervisors calling to send UW-Madison students home and move to fully remote learning faced opposition from the university, amid increased enrollment numbers and housing contract cancellations.
In a recent interview with Diverse Issues in Higher Education, UW-Madison’s Jerlando Jackson attributed long-standing racial inequalities as causes for recent protests in Kenosha, Wis., after the shooting of Jacob Blake, an unarmed Black man, by a police officer.