“People assume that the only way for Deaf people to survive is to use hearing aids,” wrote UW-Madison student Tobin Zolkowski. “Deaf people do not want to cure their Deafness.” Zolkowski is one of 466 million deaf people in the world, according to the World Health Organization. He identifies with the Deaf community, which he believes is often misunderstood.
Across the lake, Mendota Mental Health Institute plays a key role in underserved state mental health systemBy Jack Styler | Apr. 27, 2019
A brown smokestack and a single building is all that is seen of Mendota Mental Health Institute from the Memorial Union Terrace. Yet this often overlooked part of the view serves as one of only two major mental health treatment centers in Wisconsin.
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-WI, reintroduced the Debt Free College Act with U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, to support college students by increasing both state and federal funding for public universities Wednesday.
Gov. Tony Evers announced a new proposal for his first biennial budget in which he suggested stopping the expansion of state voucher programs and charter schools passed under former Gov. Scott Walker’s administration.