The student organization's goal is to connect students with the land they live on and the food they eat, including combating food insecurity and fighting against social injustice in the food system.
For students negatively impacted by COVID-19 and who choose to completely withdraw from the semester, a full tuition refund will be possible for one additional week, to Friday, Sept. 18.
In hopes of helping new students connect this semester, the Cener for First-Year Experience created Badger Welcome Groups. More than 600 signed to get to know each other.
At the start of each academic year, university officials remind students of protest guidelines that will help keep them safe and in good standing as they exercise their constitutional rights.
As the pandemic disrupts education plans, UW–Madison invites visiting students who have not yet started or completed an undergraduate degree to be a Badger in person or online and earn college credit this fall.
The move to a test-optional approach for at least two years reflects both an immediate response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and a broader desire by the university to study over time how such a policy might alter the composition of its incoming classes.
Classrooms, common spaces and other areas are being prepared to keep students safe upon return to campus this fall. Staff members are using signs, chair placement and seating location stickers to ensure students will be physically distanced.
When high schools cut athletes from sports teams, it can be painful for those who didn’t make the team. But it also has wider implications, according to research from UW kinesiology graduate student Mayrena Hernandez.
It’s been a summer of resiliency for UW–Madison students, who’ve adjusted to summer courses going remote in the middle of a global pandemic.
“Effective leadership education prepares UW–Madison students for their careers and for addressing complex social challenges on campus, in our communities, and around the world."
Students who watched a video about the positive impact of a diverse campus on their first day of class were more tolerant of other groups and more supportive of diversity even months later.
“She lived life to the fullest and did so unapologetically. It didn’t matter that she had spinal muscular atrophy. It didn’t matter that she was a Black woman in a society that didn’t fight for her. She was still going to fight for the life she deserved.”
Members of the group Humorology say the coronavirus pandemic only heightened their fundraising resolve. Donations will benefit children who might otherwise go hungry.
Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to canceled or downgraded internships for many college students. However, we have discovered that being flexible and creative can lead to new opportunities.