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The Odyssey of Learning

Doug Bradley | Posted 06.25.2012 | College
Doug Bradley

The UW-Madison Odyssey Project, now in its tenth year, brings about 30 adult students to hear from committed and celebrated UW faculty as they read and discuss everything from Shakespeare and Sojourner Truth to the Federalist papers and Vaclav Havel's 'Essay on Civility.'

UW-Madison Fraternity Under Fire For Racial Slur Incident

Posted 03.28.2012 | College

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently investigating an alleged incident in which members of a campus fraternity yelled racial slurs and thr...

The CRAZIEST College Parties

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.22.2012 | College

Not all parties are created equal. Tailgating and hitting up the bars near campus are all just a part of the average college experience. Yet, there...

University Of Wisconsin Regents OK Sweeping Changes | Posted 11.15.2011 | College

MADISON -- The University of Wisconsin regents agreed Thursday to shift certain powers from the UW System to its 26 campuses, a move made necessary by...

University Of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Says Split From State System Unlikely

Posted 07.31.2011 | College

The chancellor of University of Wisconsin at Madison, Biddy Martin, told reporters on Friday that it was unlikely Madison was going to break away from...

Wisconsin Republicans Target Madison Prof's Emails

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.28.2011 | College

William Cronon, the bearded, bespectacled Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography and Environmental Studies at the...

Utility Workers: Fighting for Workers Rights and Democracy

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

Despots and wannabe dictators always try to destroy unions so they can assume complete control. It is up to us to save our democracy and our nation's future.

Walker Unveils Full Budget With Deep Cuts

AP/The Huffington Post | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday...

University Of Wisconsin Releases Details On Likely System Split

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Details of an autonomous University of Wisconsin at Madison have emerged following a controversial bid for the flagship university to split from the U...

HuffPost Readers Share Stories From The Wisconsin Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last week, we invited HuffPost readers who were participating in the Madison protests to share their stories with us. This week, we put together a ...

UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin Defends Talks With State

Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After being accused of misleading students regarding the proposed split from the UW System, UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin held a press conference...

UW-Madison Could Become Independent Under Governor's Plan

Yahoo! Finance | Dinesh Ramde, Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- University of Wisconsin leaders have asked Gov. Scott Walker not to spin off the flagship UW-Madison campus from the rest of the sys...

University Of Wisconsin Student Charged In Mother's Death | Ryan Rainey | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A University of Wisconsin junior was arrested in Madison Monday and accused of murdering his mother, who drowned in a lake in Northern Wisconsin in Ju...

University Of Wisconsin-Madison Beats Harvard, Chicago In Brand Equity | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

They may be on top of most published academic rankings, but when it comes to brand presence and recognition on the Internet, Harvard, Yale, Chicago an...

The Booze News

Josh Burstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Josh Burstein

So why is it that when counting calories, there are nutrition facts on the side of a bottle of Dasani H2O that reads goose-eggs, yet no comparable information appears on a can of Milwaukee's Best?

University Of Wisconsin Students Face $86,000 Fine For Wild Party

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

For three University of Wisconsin students, partying too hard came at a price -- of $86,000. Travis Ludy, 21, Mitchell Klatt, 20 and Kevin Tracy, 20...

Nike Bends To University Demands, Promises To Help Displaced Honduran Workers

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The decades-old campus movement to change Nike's worker treatment policies may finally be gaining traction. In April, the University of Wisconsin was...

Debating The Ethics Of Primate Research

The Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Experts argued the ethics of primate research at a debate held at Memorial Union Monday. The debate, which featured Paul Kaufman, chair of the UW-M...

UWisconsin Establishes Hmong Studies Department

The Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UW-Madison hired Ian Baird last week to become a part of UW-Madison's Geography Department as its first Hmong Studies professor. According to a relea...

Eating Disorders: Colleges Highlight Quiet Problem

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eating disorders are the silent scourge of college campuses. They affect men and women. They cause people to overeat, undereat and/or follow strictly ...

UWisconsin Scientists Build World's Largest Telescope

The Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In one of the coldest places on Earth, UW-Madison scientists are building the world's largest telescope to search for some of the universe's smallest ...

How to Make Your Alma Mater Matter in LA

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sylvia Sukop

You went to college back East, down South, or in the Midwest and whether you're five or 25 years out, now that you live in Los Angeles your relationsh...

Conflicts at UW-Madison

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

On Sunday, the Associated Press published a lengthy report on a controversy brewing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison that involves some friends ...