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On-campus testing switching to drop-in only

January 22, 2021

Effective Sunday, Jan. 24, campus testing will transition to drop-in only. While Badger Wellness Ambassadors will begin working on Jan. 25, enforcement of the building access restrictions will not begin until Feb. 1.

Collaborative effort will look at ways to enhance campus response to mental health crises

January 22, 2021

The primary goal is to further ensure the well-being and safety of students, de-escalate potentially high-stress situations, and promote a shared commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Video: Pool your drool

January 22, 2021

Try these tips in order to have a successful saliva sample as new COVID-19 testing requirements are implemented for the spring semester.

The COVID-19 saliva test, step by step

January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 testing on each of the UW–Madison campus test sites is the same: Sign in with your Safer Badgers app, get the testing kit, submit the saliva sample, and turn it in.

UW-Madison to begin vaccinating members of campus community aged 65 and older

January 22, 2021

University Health Services has sent notices to about 1,800 members of the campus community from this group to invite them to make appointments to be vaccinated.

Answers to this week’s top Safer Badgers/COVID-19 questions (week 2)

January 21, 2021

Here are some of the top questions (and answers) from the Frequently Asked Questions we have compiled about Safer Badgers and spring COVID-19 requirements.

COVID questions: vaccination distribution, development

January 21, 2021

COVID questions: Who should get the vaccine first? How was the vaccine developed?

2021 Distinguished Teaching Award recipients announced

January 21, 2021

Thirteen faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

COVID-19 weekly update #3 for faculty and staff

January 20, 2021

Please take a few moments to make sure you’re ready for the start of the semester on Jan. 25.

Student’s resilience through 2020 is inspiring

January 20, 2021

It was a tough year for all of us. But senior Shehrose Charania carries positivity with her even during difficult times. She’s been able to thrive at UW–Madison despite her family being hit hard by the pandemic.

UW-Madison experts available to discuss Biden inauguration

January 20, 2021

Experts from UW–Madison are available for insight and analysis this inauguration week.

How to use the Safer Badgers app

January 20, 2021

Here's how to get started with the Safer Badgers app — the official COVID-19 app for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The app provides resources to support health and safety on campus and in the community.

Gov. Evers announces new public health emergency, issues new face coverings order

January 19, 2021

Gov. Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #104 and Emergency Order #1 establishing a new statewide public health emergency and face coverings requirement as the…

UW Health encourages patients 65 and older to visit uwhealth.org/vaccine

January 19, 2021

Following today's announcement from the state Department of Health Services that individuals age 65 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, here is more information about the process for scheduling appointments.

Canvas feature allows individuals to select preferred names, personal pronouns

January 19, 2021

The new voluntary option allows individuals to indicate how they would like to be referred to in class, in online discussions, or anywhere else Canvas displays names and/or pronouns.

Safer Badgers app now available in Google Play Store

January 19, 2021

All members of the campus community are encouraged to download the app from the App Store (for iOS) or Google Play as soon as possible.

Safer Badgers Employee Forum scheduled for Thursday

January 19, 2021

An online forum for employees and graduate students to learn more about testing requirements, the new Safer Badgers app, facilities access and other employment-related concerns, is scheduled for noon on Jan. 21.

Tips for avoiding a rejected COVID-19 saliva test

January 15, 2021

The following message was delivered to students and employees from the Office of the Chancellor: As the first week of the new spring semester testing…

Answers to this week’s top COVID-19/Safer Badgers questions 

January 15, 2021

As we move toward the start of the semester, we have received many good questions about spring requirements and have compiled them in an extensive set of Frequently Asked Questions, which you may filter by six topic areas. 

‘Caste’ author Isabel Wilkerson to headline MLK Symposium

January 15, 2021

“Isabel Wilkerson is a distinguished author with writings that synthesize history and personal narratives to help our generation consider the implications of a system of oppression and racism,” says Cheryl Gittens, interim deputy vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.