In coming days, there will be a great deal of media and online coverage of sexual assault in our community and around the UW System. Reading these stories reminds us of the importance of the work we are doing to try to prevent these horrible acts, to respond in victim-centered ways and to seek accountability from those who would perpetrate them.
In the wake of several robberies in the Madison community, the University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD), the Offices of the Dean of Students and Madison Police Department (MPD) are again reminding students to watch out for one another, especially at night.
In week 2 of the semester (Sept. 6–12), University Health Services (UHS) evaluated 345 students with influenza-like illness (ILI). ILI cases represented 28 percent of primary care visits. Of the total cases reported since the outbreak began, 98 percent were under age 25 and 14 percent live in residence halls.