Each semester, a number of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison visit the Dean of Students Office to talk about withdrawing from the term for reasons related to mental health or substance abuse.
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, spoke at the Overture Center for the Arts during part of his two-day visit to Madison. The Center for Investigating Healthy Minds at the Waisman Center along with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute sponsored the Dalai Lama’s Overture panel as a part of the Change Your Mind, Change The World tour, focused on a message that people’s minds can be trained just like muscles.
The Associated Students of Madison denounced internal fiscal irresponsibility, including excessive spending by student leaders for travel and events with low turnout, in an early Wednesday morning press release from ASM interim chair Nick Checker.
Legislation that would make penalties for drunken driving in Wisconsin more severe could cost the state up to $250 million annually if passed, according to figures from state agencies.
Two state representatives announced a bill Monday that would alleged perpetrators of child sexual assault released on bail from living near the victim.
Madison’s Common Council unanimously approved the demolition of Stadium Bar as well as a change to an alcohol policy ordinance at its meeting Tuesday.
University of Wisconsin-Madison students who were at the Boston Marathon Monday are confirmed safe after two powerful explosions near the finish line left over 100 injured and three people dead, according to local authorities.
U.S. Department of Education Undersecretary Martha Kanter spoke on campus Tuesday about the future of higher education, emphasizing postsecondary education as a vital contributor to the country’s economic and social future.
Community residents gathered Monday in the first of several meetings to discuss a project aimed at improving the section of Madison’s Brittingham Park along Northshore Drive and Proudfit Street.