If you want to get a master’s degree in economics at UW–Madison, the only way to do that right now is to start a doctorate in the subject, but opt not to complete it. That will change starting next fall, as the department moves to offer a master’s degree program to help students with nontraditional backgrounds get started on the road to a doctoral program.
The Internet has profoundly affected the lives of those born into an information-saturated world, the “digital natives.” It has shaped nearly all of their expectations of the world, including what they expect from an institution of higher learning.
Think the UW campus slows down during the summer? Well, think again: The university is a mighty busy place well into August as new students…