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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After consultation with the University of Wisconsin System Administration and the Board of Regents, UW–Madison has withdrawn its award to WiscNet for advanced research and educational network services for its campus and other UW System schools.
Below is a letter from Interim Chancellor David Ward delivered to Wisconsin legislative leadership on Friday, June 14.
The following message was distributed to the campus community on Thursday, June 6 from Interim Chancellor David Ward.
In an early-morning action, the Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin Legislature voted to adopt a motion that would separate the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism from its collaboration with the students and staff of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Wisconsin's labor market shows no evidence of an existing or impending general "skills gaps," according to a new analysis by a team of graduate students at UW–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs.
The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) on Thursday recommended providing the UW System $89 million less in the next biennium than Gov. Scott Walker proposed in his amended budget, and delayed for two years the implementation of UW–Madison’s HR Design and the UW System’s overhaul of its personnel system.
Interim Chancellor David Ward has issued the following statement regarding the Joint Finance Committee’s action on the UW System budget:
MADISON — UW–Madison and UW-Extension are inviting the public to join them at Burlington High School on Friday, April 26 as part of a statewide effort to bring the research and resources of the UW to communities across Wisconsin.
It is likely you have seen or heard media reports about the fund balances that the University of Wisconsin System carries and the discussion among legislative leaders and others about those balances. I would like to explain how this issue relates to our campus, and how maintaining balances helps UW–Madison succeed in our academic and research missions.
Thursday, April 4 was the annual UW–Madison, UW-Extension and UW Colleges Day at the Capitol. The event presented to legislators and the public the many ways that the innovation and research at the UW makes an impact all across Wisconsin.
Engaging exhibits and special demonstrations will bring opportunities for learning and collaboration as part of UW–Madison, UW-Extension and UW Colleges Day at the State Capitol on Thursday, April 4.
Engaging exhibits and special demonstrations will bring opportunities for learning and collaboration as part of UW–Madison, UW-Extension and UW Colleges Day at the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 5.
Officials provide guidance on where political activity, including the circulation of petitions, is permissible on campus grounds.