The proposed tenure policy for UW System faculty fails to meet industry standards, according to the American Association of University Professors as detailed in a letter sent to the group tasked with creating new tenure protections.
State agency representatives argued for transportation and tax revenue portions of Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget Wednesday.
Last week, “Parks and Recreation” capped off a glorious seven-season run with about as much pure joy and happiness as you can fit into an hour of network television. Storylines wrapped, Pawnee changed (once again) for the better and Mark Brendanawicz was once again nowhere to be found. In an era where TV comedies increasingly focus on the consequences of our screwups, “Parks and Recreation” coupled this with a love of the consequences of our good decisions, too. And in a world where many comedies center around the little engine that couldn’t, Leslie Knope and company were the little engine that did three times and had waffles after. From its inception as a sort of spin-off of “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation” immediately became one of the best sitcoms on TV (I even liked season one). It will be sorely missed.
On Feb. 5 166 years ago, 20 young men attended classes in one brick building, where the only subjects offered were arithmetic, grammar, geography and Latin.
UW-Madison student Truman Tiernan organized a memorial service and candle vigil Sunday for senior undergraduate student Michael Cooper Heinz, who passed away Nov. 23. Heinz, a strategic communication and philosophy major, was the former president of the Kappa Sigma fraternity on campus.
Black Be Nimble. Black Be Quick. Black Be Dead. White Magic Trick.
The UW-Madison Police Department saw a significant increase in the total number of ejections from Camp Randall Stadium at this week’s home game against Nebraska compared to the last home game against Maryland, according to a UWPD report.
Bill Bryson, famous author of books ranging from travel chronicles to topics like science and the English language, is scheduled to speak to UW-Madison students and community members Monday as part of the Wisconsin Union Distinguished Lecture Series.
UW-Madison sophomore Keven Stonewall develops vaccine to fight colon cancer, works to inspire through researchBy Leah Leonidas | Nov. 2, 2014
Inspiring others to pursue their goals, whatever they may be, is the overarching goal of Keven Stonewall, a 19-year-old UW-Madison sophomore who has made incredible breakthroughs in colon cancer research.