From 2011 to 2017, at least five UW-Madison students were convicted in sexual assault cases with maximum sentences that could have totaled more than six decades behind bars.
The trial for a UW student charged with sexual assault in 2015 begins tomorrow. Here's what you need to know.By Peter Coutu | Jul. 24, 2017
More than two years after the alleged assault was first reported, former UW-Madison student Nicholas Ralston now heads to trial.
UW-Madison handed down their harshest-ever sanctions for sexual assaults that occurred in 2016, expelling three students from the university. The number of new expulsions marks a departure from the previous years’ punishments, though policy surrounding the hearings and sanctions hasn’t changed.
Blank said no, according to a university spokesperson.
After a month of debates, walkouts and lawsuits, UW-Madison’s student government unanimously passed wide-ranging divestment legislation Wednesday—but an amendment naming Israel was once again the main point of contention. The legislation calls on the university and the UW Foundation to divest from a variety of companies, including specific arms manufacturers, fossil fuel corporations and banks that “oppress marginalized communities.” Proponents of the legislation championed it as a way to recognize and help oppressed groups. “I’m glad that communities of color and marginalized students had their voices heard,” Associated Students of Madison Rep.
The professor, who researches transgender health care and transgender identity, decided to turn down the offer shortly after Wisconsin quit providing health insurance coverage for state workers seeking gender reassignment surgery.
The Office of Compliance aims to have the investigation completed within 90 days, since it was filed by a student.
Standing and shouting to disrupt a Board of Regents meeting February 2016, a group of students who were a part of the BlackOut movement read a list of six demands aimed at improving diversity and inclusion at UW-Madison.
For The Daily Cardinal, Gene Wells was the first to report on the 1963 Vietnam War protests in Madison during his first semester at the paper.