An online course about an Aldo Leopold-type approach to sustainable hunting enrolled thousands of students, spurred fervent discussions in online forums and drew over 80 participants to an exposition that included a deer skinning demonstration and pheasant hunt. Though by many counts it was successful, the future of courses like it is uncertain in the face of university resource strains.
If the deep cuts to the UW System in the state’s last budget are maintained, education programs at UW-Madison will be cut 4 percent across the board, Chancellor Rebecca Blank said in a meeting with student media Thursday.
A former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student who gained notoriety for his unique way of protesting the UW System’s use of segregated fees was arrested at a United Council conference Saturday.
Student Service Finance Committee members approved a student referendum at a meeting Monday that would allow students to vote on whether to increase segregated fees to fund large-scale changes to recreational facilities.
A sexual assault survey students will receive in their inboxes over winter break will launch the next step in a campaign aiming to improve how the campus perceives and prevents sexual violence.
A University of Wisconsin-Madison senior will attend graduate school in London next year, after winning a competitive scholarship.
Although the University of Wisconsin System has experienced declining enrollment in teaching training programs, UW-Madison strays from the trend, a School of Education official said.
The Classified Staff Executive Committee will meet Thursday to begin drafting internal bylaws, continuing a process where classified staff will organize in a formal governance structure for the first time in the university’s history.
A former Student Council chair filed a complaint Monday about a proposed budget amendment that would transfer money out of the Varsity Day fund.