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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Oct 6, 2021

UW says complaint over counselors based on outdated info

A conservative legal group has threatened legal action against the University of Wisconsin-Madison for allegedly hiring three mental health providers to serve only students of color.

Aug 6, 2021

University of Wisconsin removes rock seen as sign of racism

The University of Wisconsin was removing a 70-ton boulder from its Madison campus on Friday at the request of minority students who view the rock as a symbol of racism.

Jun 16, 2021

Wisconsin Assembly approves transgender sports bans (UPDATE)

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly on Wednesday passed bills banning transgender athletes from participating in girls' and women's sports — measures taken up in the middle of Pride month and all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.

May 14, 2021

Defense attorneys in double homicide case withdraw

Defense attorneys for a man accused of fatally shooting a Madison doctor and her husband last year were allowed to withdraw from the case Friday.

Mar 9, 2021

UW-Madison chancellor apologizes over public records

University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank apologized after it was reported that she suggested to other Big Ten leaders that their emails related to the COVID-19 pandemic be moved to a private portal.

Dec 4, 2020

$1 million bail set in slaying of UW-Madison student

Bail has been set at $1 million for the man charged with killing a University of Wisconsin-Madison student in 2008.

Nov 12, 2020

Police stumped by theft of rare tree in Wisconsin capital

Police are stumped by the theft of a rare pine tree from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.

Sep 15, 2020

University of Wisconsin-Madison eliminates spring break

The University of Wisconsin-Madison decided Monday to eliminate spring break next semester in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Sep 10, 2020

UW-Madison moves classes online as coronavirus cases rise

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is moving all classes online and quarantining students in two of its largest dorms as it deals with rising cases of COVID-19.

Sep 8, 2020

UW-Madison restricts student movement amid coronavirus spike

The chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Monday canceled all in-person social events and ordered undergraduate students to restrict their movements for the next two weeks in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Aug 18, 2020

Thompson wants $95.7 million boost for UW in state budget

Interim University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson said Tuesday that he'll ask Gov. Tony Evers to include a nearly $100 million boost for the system in the next state budget as the coronavirus pandemic bleeds revenue from campuses.

Aug 13, 2020

UW-Madison Chancellor: ‘We’re in a real financial crisis’

University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank delivered a sobering message Wednesday about the state's flagship campus as the fall semester looms, saying "we're in a real financial crisis" because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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