Tag Politics & public affairs
Recent changes in voting laws, combined with the end of the semester, may require you to plan ahead.
Requests for the new UW–Madison voter identification card have been steady as the first election since the requirement that voters show photo identification at the polls approaches.
With photo identification now mandatory for participation in Wisconsin elections, faculty and staff are encouraged to inform students about the UW–Madison voter identification card, available for free at the Wiscard office in Union South.
Recent changes in state law make it necessary for all Wisconsin voters to present a photo ID at the polls.
As the state readies for another election season, the Law School’s Student Bar Association will hold a non-partisan voter registration drive on Thursday, Jan. 26.
University of Wisconsin–Madison students who do not have valid Wisconsin IDs will be issued a free supplemental identification card for voting purposes only, Vice Chancellor for Administration Darrell Bazzell has announced.
One of the nation's leading investigative reporters and a writer who has chronicled innovation in Chicago business will visit the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus this month as writers in residence.
Chancellor emails the campus community her reaction to Gov. Walker's budget repair proposal of Feb. 11
A writer who chronicles the personalities in the nation’s capital and a reporter on the world’s biggest technology companies will visit campus as writers in residence.
A new analysis suggests Wisconsin faces a budget deficit of at least $3.1 billion in the state's next two-year budget cycle - $400 million more than recently reported numbers.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin will lead a dynamic conversation on Wednesday, Sept. 29, with four UW–Madison faculty at the top of their fields to cut through the chatter and tackle the issues at the core of what it means to live in a democracy in 2010.
Investment in basic scientific research may be one of the best ways to foster long-term economic growth locally and nationally, according to a report released this week by The Science Coalition.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin issued the following statement in response to U.S. Rep. David Obey's announcement that he will not seek re-election and will step down after 41 years in Congress:
Census 2010 has officially begun. All are encouraged to participate.
A new book called "Wealth and Welfare States: Is America a Laggard or a Leader?" explores the role of the welfare state in the overall wealth and well-being of nations and, in particular, looks at the American welfare state in comparison with other developed nations in Europe and elsewhere.
Three Institute for Research on Poverty research affiliates at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have received a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to examine the effects of Section 8 housing subsidy receipts on the economic self-sufficiency of low-income families and the educational opportunities of their children.
As part of a new partnership, the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute (WPRI) are joining forces to conduct frequent, detailed polling of Wisconsinites.
The seventh episode of “Office Hours,” a half-hour weekly talk show on the Big Ten Network, brings nationally recognized experts from the UW–Madison campus together in a discussion of President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office.
Most Americans want to know more about biofuels, according to a new survey fielded by researchers in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.