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Outraged UW-Madison Faculty Call For Full-Court Press On Tenure

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Posted 06.10.2015 | College

University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty members upset about what they consider to be a coordinated political assault on the UW System spent nearly tw...

Doctoral Student Illustrates Her Thesis With A Comic

AP | DANA FERGUSON | Posted 04.20.2015 | College

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Late last spring, a doctoral student worked late into the night. As she doodled, her chemistry thesis took on a life of its own,...

Wisconsin Climate Change Gag Order Part of Multi-Front, Industry-Tied Attacks

Steve Horn | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

On April 7, Wisconsin's Board of Commissioners of Public Lands voted 2-1 to ban those employed by the agency from doing any work pertaining to climate change or global warming while doing public lands related work.

Why College Sex Week Events Matter

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.14.2014 | College

On many college campuses, thousands of students gather each spring for a week of discussing sex. The idea of holding Sex Week started within the Iv...

Familial Four

Doug Bradley | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports
Doug Bradley

When the University of Wisconsin won its first and only NCAA basketball championship, the U.S. had yet to enter World War II, my parents were early in their courting phase, and only eight collegiate teams competed for the title.

Start Me Up

Doug Bradley | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Doug Bradley

One of the major entrepreneurs of our lifetime, Steve Jobs's biological parents met as students at UW-Madison. Coincidence?

In Conversation With the Dalai Lama

Lori DiPrete Brown | Posted 06.24.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Lori DiPrete Brown

He reminded us that the brain and mind are not one in the same! He spoke of eye consciousness, of ear consciousness, of the power of full presence in physical labor -- planting a garden, washing a dish, singing a song. These can all be sacred contemplative acts.

Scott Walker Decision Criticized As 'Governing By Paranoia'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

Days after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appointed the student who would sit on the state Board of Regents, the administration announced that it wou...

'Workaholics' Star To Give Commencement Address

Posted 04.18.2013 | Comedy

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's commencement is going to get weird. Star and cocreator of the breakout Comedy Central hit show "Workaholics,"...

Class Recess

Doug Bradley | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
Doug Bradley

Complaints about "cooking the books" took on a whole different meaning in Madison, Wisconsin, last week, and it had nothing to do with the latest unemployment and job growth numbers.

(WATCH) Students Remix Dean's Awkward Youtube Warning Video

Posted 04.27.2012 | College

Lori Berquam, dean of students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, posted a Youtube video in which she somberly asks students not to attend the...

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...

Holler If You Hear Stewart Francke

Doug Bradley | Posted 05.09.2012 | Detroit
Doug Bradley

Stewart Francke believes that music, at its finest, should move those of us who hear it to take some sort of action -- to learn more, to right a wrong, or even just to dance and have fun.

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...