As University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff prepare for next week's start of the 2009-10 academic year, administrators and campus health officials are finalizing plans to manage an expected re-emergence of the H1N1 influenza virus, or "swine flu."
Based on the recommendations of the university’s International Emergency Response Committee, Chancellor Biddy Martin is instructing campus units to cancel student programs in Mexico that are scheduled to depart before June 1.
As University of Wisconsin–Madison students hit the libraries to prepare for final exams, research papers and presentations, the University Health Services (UHS) "Counseling Canines" are headed back to Library Mall for the annual Pet Therapy study break.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been selected to receive a three-year, $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Office on Violence Against Women to help address the causes of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to monitor reported cases of gastroenteritis among students and provide information to help limit the spread of disease, following the first cases of suspected norovirus that were seen at University Health Services on Nov. 7.
Sarah Van Orman has been selected to lead University Health Services, the campus agency that provides University of Wisconsin–Madison students with health care services, officials announced today (June 13).
A group of friendly dogs will be inviting students to take a study break from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, on the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Library Mall during UW–Madison's Counseling and Consultation Services' annual Pet Therapy event.
Since the beginning of February, there has been a marked increase in the number of students coming to University Health Services (UHS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with influenza-like illness and laboratory-confirmed influenza.