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Jan 24, 2023

University of Wisconsin System to ‘restrict’ TikTok use

University of Wisconsin System officials said Tuesday that they will restrict the use of TikTok on system devices.

Sep 23, 2022

New UW student enrollment numbers highest since 2018

The University of Wisconsin System is seeing the highest number of new student enrollments since before the COVID-19 pandemic seized the state.

Sep 1, 2022

UW Health nurses plan to issue strike notice Friday

Hundreds of nurses who work for UW Health plan to notify administrators of their intention to strike if they don't recognize their union in a protracted battle to regain bargaining rights.

May 17, 2022

New UW-Madison leader deflects questions about GOP critics

New University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin on Tuesday deflected questions during her first news conference about GOP critics who have painted her as an unabashed liberal and threatened to restrict funding if regents stand by the decision to hire her.

Apr 13, 2022

Free speech fumbles at UW

What to make of the current University of Wisconsin System brouhaha over a free speech survey? It sure doesn’t feel like all the facts are known yet. A handful of details are clear. The system planned to send students a survey asking their thoughts on how free speech rights are handled on campus. Jim Henderson, […]

Feb 16, 2022

UW System to end mask mandate by spring break

University of Wisconsin System officials said Wednesday they plan to end their campus mask mandates by spring break.

Feb 15, 2022

Senate passes bills to prevent foreign influence at UW (UPDATE)

Three Republican-backed bills up for a vote Tuesday in the state Senate aim to prevent foreign influence on University of Wisconsin campuses.

Feb 4, 2022

Wisconsin college graduation rates improve, but gaps exist

Wisconsin's college graduation rates have improved and have surpassed the national average, but a new report shows there are significant gaps between racial groups.

Jan 7, 2022

Tommy Thompson stepping down as UW president in March

Interim University of Wisconsin President Tommy Thompson on Friday submitted his letter of resignation effective in March, a move that comes as the committee working to name a permanent leader prepared to name finalists for the position.

Dec 22, 2021

Pay raises for Wisconsin state employees approved

Wisconsin lawmakers on Tuesday approved 2% pay raises for all state employees except the Milwaukee County district attorney.

Oct 28, 2021

UW System to follow vaccine order for federal contractors

The University of Wisconsin System said Wednesday that it will comply with an executive order issued by President Joe Biden that requires federal contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Oct 11, 2021

Northwestern names UW-Madison chancellor as next president

Chancellor Rebecca Blank is leaving the University of Wisconsin-Madison to become the first female president of Northwestern University, the suburban Chicago school announced on Monday.


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