Category COVID-19 campus response
Originally posted 9:29 AM, May 22, 2020 The University of Wisconsin–Madison received funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (…
The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.
UW-Madison has established an emergency loan program to provide assistance to those employees who are experiencing financial hardship because they have been placed on Position-Specific…
In a blog post, Chancellor Blank looks ahead to how the university will be operating this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.
Arboretum Drive will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists, who are encouraged to maintain at least six feet of distance from one another on the road. All visitors should practice appropriate physical distancing .
Public Health Madison Dane County has issued a local public health order that maintains Safer at Home guidelines in Madison and Dane County until May 26. The action comes in response to a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Wednesday that invalidated the state’s Safer at Home Order.
Wisconsin Connect is the first locally-designed COVID-19 app, allowing users to both receive and give help to others in their communities while correcting state-specific misinformation trending on social media.
To our faculty and staff, Over two hectic months, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world we live in and our campus operations. I am tremendously proud of the ways UW–Madison has responded. The value of a great public university has never been clearer, providing research, information and education related to the pandemic.
UW−Madison employees have a strong tradition of working together as a community to address challenging circumstances. Our current situation requires that we implement short-term, cost-saving measures to address the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to UW–Madison’s Office of Legal Affairs, the restrictions in the executive order are limited to new applications made outside the U.S. for the next 60 days for “immigrant visas,” (those individuals seeking permanent residence in the U.S).
All UW–Madison sponsored travel is now cancelled through June 30. The measure was extended to the end of June to help keep employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collection of ways to volunteer during the pandemic, from donating to local food pantries to assisting frontline responders.
Across every department and division, each University of Wisconsin–Madison employee contributes to our mission of teaching, research and outreach. We deeply value the work of our faculty and staff, along with the flexibility and creativity they’ve employed to keep the university running during this period.
UW–Madison employees who are affected by COVID-19 may qualify for paid leave under the federal program called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and/or…