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Divine Nine plaza dedicated

April 26, 2021

Campus leaders and students gathered on Saturday for a dedication ceremony for the Divine Nine Garden Plaza project on East Campus Mall.

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.

Message from Dean of Students Christina Olstad

September 2, 2020

For individuals who have intentionally behaved in ways that risk the health of our community, we are pursuing actions that could result in discipline up to and including the revocation of Housing contracts and emergency suspension.

Campus guidelines help students exercise rights of free speech, expression

August 26, 2020

At the start of each academic year, university officials remind students of protest guidelines that will help keep them safe and in good standing as they exercise their constitutional rights.

Dean of Students elevates bias response role, hires new assistant director

December 11, 2019

The university is making an additional investment in fostering a positive campus climate by making the bias response coordinator an assistant director in the Dean of Students Office. Jenna Hee-Jung Friedman has been hired for the position.

Save the dates: Public forums for dean of students finalists

April 16, 2019

Finalists will visit campus over the next few weeks to interview and meet with faculty, staff and students. Information on each finalist will be made available 48 hours prior to their presentation on the search website.

UW Changes Lives: Opening doors for transfer students

March 22, 2019

Transfer students are a vibrant and diverse part of UW–Madison's student body. UW–Madison has created several programs in recent years to help them academically, financially and socially.

University reaction to Theta Chi separation

November 30, 2018

University and student leaders expressed disappointment in Friday’s decision of Theta Chi fraternity chapter to end its affiliation with UW–Madison and its Fraternity and Sorority Community.

Helmkamp, go-to guy when chips are down, to retire as associate dean of students

July 31, 2018

His efforts to make the campus safer will be among his legacies — one of the things that made him so valuable in his nearly 30 years at UW–Madison.

Video: Dean of Students Lori Berquam bids farewell

May 2, 2018

UW–Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam bids a video farewell to the campus community, as she's stepping down in August. Berquam has worked in the Division of Student Life since 2002 and has served as dean and chief student affairs officer since 2007. She's been awarded an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellowship and will be assigned to a senior role at a new campus.

College is a time to try on different hats — Just ask Lori!

August 28, 2017

In her welcome back message, UW–Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam encourages students to try on some new hats during their college careers.

Memorial planned for UW–Madison student and father after plane crash

January 9, 2017

Services will be Sunday in Ohio for a University of Wisconsin–Madison student who was killed along with her father in a plane crash just before the new year. In addition, a scholarship fund has been set up in her name.

UW student missing after Dec. 29 plane crash

January 2, 2017

A University of Wisconsin–Madison freshman is among the six people missing and feared lost after a private plane crashed in Lake Erie near Cleveland on Dec. 29.

Campus leaders’ statement on sexual assault reports

October 26, 2016

Sexual violence is unacceptable in our campus and community. We’re committed to transparency and communication, especially in a case as serious as this one.

Dean’s office, student conduct office split in reorganization

September 6, 2016

The Dean of Students Office has split into two separate departments: the Dean of Students Office and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards.