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UW–Madison experts can comment on topics surrounding the presidential election ranging from youth turnout to violence at the polls to election law.
While the lead-up to the election matters, political science Professor Kathy Cramer is also thinking about what happens afterwards. Roughly half of population will be disappointed, she says. So Cramer is looking for ways to be “civil and good to each other on campus and beyond campus.”
Staff from the Madison City Clerk’s office helped students register to vote in a series of events on campus in the past few weeks. All…
The University of Wisconsin–Madison offers a number of experts, story angles and resources for media covering Election 2020, including about creating resilient voting systems, the…
In this week’s Badger Talks, Barry Burden joins us to talk about how the pandemic’s big push for mail-in voting is likely to affect the…
Battleground state poll shows Sanders leading in Democratic primary, tight general election matchups
New surveys in three key battleground states show Sen. Bernie Sanders with sizable leads in the Michigan and Wisconsin Democratic primaries, but a closer contest among Democrats in Pennsylvania.
Young was a central figure in the creation of UW–Madison’s African Studies Program. His leadership and support helped the program thrive, and he remained active in it until his death.
American politics expert Katherine Cramer and director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Jo Handelsman are being recognized by the academy for their contributions to science and public affairs.
The prestigious scholarship provides full funding for graduate study at Stanford. Applicants are evaluated based on independence of thought, purposeful leadership and a civic mindset
UW-Madison this week is holding VoteFest, a series of events to encourage students to vote and show them how.
UW-Madison senior Jordan Madden will be able to build upon his mission of helping others as the recipient of a 2018 Truman Scholarship.
A UW–Madison panel will discuss J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy” at a Go Big Read Keynote Event at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.
“Gov. Thompson’s rich legacy deserves such recognition. He is a policy iconoclast who values quality research and analysis from across the political spectrum ,” La Follette School Director Donald Moynihan said.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is hosting a project designed to explore women’s existing roles in African peacemaking and to see what lessons can be gleaned from their mostly informal initiatives.
The following University of Wisconsin–Madison experts are available to speak with reporters covering the upcoming presidential debates. The first of three debates is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26, at Hofstra University in Long Island, N.Y.
The magazine's article about the myriad ways campaigns and voters use social media will be the springboard for a live video chat Sept. 20.