Further extending a year-long vacancy, the Madison Police and Fire Commission decided to delay its election of the Madison Police Department’s next chief following strong feedback and concerns from the public Wednesday.
After 95 years, UW-Madison will move forward in removing Chamberlin Rock from Observatory Hill, of which students of colors viewed the boulder as a representation of decades of racism and oppression seen on campus.
Teams from the Centers for Disease Control implemented two probes on the UW-Madison community this week, one within the UW football team and another testing the student body for COVID-19 antibodies.
At least 13 residences near the UW-Madison campus are under investigation for violating public health guidelines over Halloween weekend as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced Wednesday it would provide over $100 million in grants for university institutions and it would move its annual Innovation Day in November online.
The Wisconsin Union Directorate Arts Committee, in partnership with the Black Men Coalition of Dane County and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County, projected George Floyd’s last words on the wall of Memorial Union Thursday night as a tribute to bring attention to injustices faced by the Black community.
A new policy in the Madison Metropolitan School District that would allow staff to use transgender students’ preferred names and pronouns without consulting parents has been halted amid a temporary injunction after facing a conservative advocacy group’s legal challenges.
Amid market changes and declining revenue due to COVID-19, the Madison City Council slashed funding for three prominent tourism organizations, but also applied for a federal grant to help finance the construction of another project — an indoor public market.
Following discussions on how to improve the campus climate in light of strife over racial injustice, UW-Madison this week announced the creation of a Diversity Inventory website and the appointment of a new director of the campus Multicultural Student Center.