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Speaking to a joint meeting of employee governance groups Monday, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank said proposed cuts to state support would impact educational quality and jeopardize generations of taxpayer investment that have made the school a world-class university.
Matt Kussow has been hired as the new director of state government relations at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Seeking to increase transparency and accessibility of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s revenues and expenditures, Chancellor Rebecca Blank asked staff to create the Budget in Brief, a slimmed-down booklet that breaks the university’s $2.9 billion annual budget into digestible chunks.
In response to state legislative directives to reduce fund balances, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has lowered its tuition balance by 41 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved the 2015-17 biennial budget proposal at a meeting at UW–Oshkosh.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has transitioned to a new high-speed advanced research and education Internet network.
In a ceremony in San Diego on Tuesday, June 24, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a world leader in biomedicine, will sign an agreement to collaborate with the Development Center for Biotechnology (DCB), a Taiwanese biotech non-profit.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank today visited the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, completing her goal to visit each of the UW System's 13 four-year campuses in her first year leading the state's flagship university.
A final decision won't be made for years but, already, the proposal to build an open-pit iron mine in Iron and Ashland counties has created a stir in Wisconsin. Politicians have updated state laws.
I’m pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned www.Wisconsin.gov website to better serve the citizens of Wisconsin.
Last week's legislative approval of a new UW–Madison personnel management system gives the green light for implementation of most of the HR Design strategic plan on July 1, 2015, but work has been continuing on other components of the plan as well.
Twelve University of Wisconsin–Madison students will present their undergraduate research at the 11th annual Posters in the Rotunda event Wednesday, March 12 at the Wisconsin State Capitol.
A bipartisan professional development class designed for staff of the Wisconsin Assembly is being offered this month by the UW–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) last week launched the OpenBook Wisconsin website (openbook.wi.gov).
Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Monday spoke to the Faculty Senate about critical issues facing UW–Madison including the need to ensure financial stability at an institutional level, improve relations with legislators, and shrink the pay gap with our peers.
Students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have played a crucial role in developing an online interactive map that shows the economic impact of investments in counties and legislative districts throughout the state.
Wisconsin's newest invasive species is an imposter in Bucky's clothing. From a distance, recent visitors to Wisconsin's State Capitol might think they've caught a glimpse of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's beloved mascot, Bucky Badger. Examine the interloper with a Badgers fan's eye, however, and its puffy features, odd coloring and sloppy sweater make for a more disappointing sight: a knockoff, one that may have wandered far from its home range to America's Dairyland.
Special Day, Special Fun UW-Madison did a very friendly takeover at the Wisconsin State Fair on Aug. 7. More than 200 volunteers from the campus community…
After consultation with the University of Wisconsin System Administration and the Board of Regents, UW–Madison has withdrawn its award to WiscNet for advanced research and educational network services for its campus and other UW System schools.