“It’s a win-win,” says pharmacy student Maggie Hoernke. “We get practice educating patients and administering the vaccine, and we also get to help out the public.
This weekly update on campus COVID-19 testing and Safer Badgers covers testing updates, vaccine updates and how to get help
The primary goal is to further ensure the well-being and safety of students, de-escalate potentially high-stress situations, and promote a shared commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Here are some of the top questions (and answers) from the Frequently Asked Questions we have compiled about Safer Badgers and spring COVID-19 requirements.
What did UW–Madison students learn as they weathered the COVID-19 pandemic? Patience, stamina, and more.
Beginning in January, the University of Wisconsin–Madison will implement a new campus safety and testing program called Safer Badgers, adapted from a successful system called Shield T3 developed by the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
A mobile lab run by University of Illinois System subsidiary Shield T3 was set up Friday in Lot 64 near the WARF building. The lab will conduct diagnostic PCR testing of saliva samples collected at sites across campus from students and employees starting in January.
With fewer in-person lectures, professors have had to find new ways of teaching and also have had to gain a new sense of understanding for their students. Meet a few who've really stepped up.
Once a refugee himself, senior Joel Baraka has invented "5 STA-Z" — a board game for students across sub-Saharan Africa that turns learning into fun.
Open Seat staff and volunteers spent the weekend before Thanksgiving organizing and packing up food to be handed out to students this week.
The rapid antigen tests complement PCR tests currently available for students and employees through University Health Services (UHS) as positive COVID-19 rates continue to rise in Dane County and across the state.
Nearly 11,000 undergraduates enrolled, up 18 percent from 2019. They chose from more than 900 online and remote courses for more than 27,000 course enrollments.