Society & Culture

UWPD chief, community leaders speak out against killing of George Floyd

May 28, 2020

Chief Kristen Roman and fellow Dane County chiefs strongly criticized the actions of the Minneapolis police during a virtual town hall Thursday. Chancellor Blank called the event an important step in the ongoing dialogue about violence against black and brown people.

COVID-19 canceled their variety show; students raised $341,000 for charity anyway

May 27, 2020

Members of the group Humorology say the coronavirus pandemic only heightened their fundraising resolve. Donations will benefit children who might otherwise go hungry.

Chancellor: UW plans for a safe return this fall

May 18, 2020

Chancellor Blank explains how the university will operate this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.