February 14, 2008
Dean of Students Lori Berquam is urging students to pay close attention to personal safety.
February 8, 2008
Dean of Students Lori Berquam comments on today's shooting tragedy at Louisiana Technical College and highlights UW–Madison resources available regarding student health and safety.
January 22, 2008
Does your house or apartment have a working smoke detector? Have you changed the 9-volt battery since the beginning of the fall semester?
January 18, 2008
A coalition led by Dean of Students Lori Berquam and the Madison Fire Department plans to give away nearly 2,000 donated Rayovac 9-volt batteries in order to stress the importance of working smoke detectors and to improve overall fire safety.
December 10, 2007
A group of UW–Madison students and staff has spent fall semester working on the challenging task of improving campus safety.
December 5, 2007
The UW Police Department will hold its second annual Badger Watch Safety Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Memorial Union from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The event is free and open to all members of the university community.
November 28, 2007
As the weather begins to get colder, days get shorter and streets become slippery with snow and ice, University of Wisconsin–Madison officials are encouraging moped riders to slow down for safety.
November 19, 2007
In the wake of Nov. 18's tragic downtown fire, University of Wisconsin–Madison students are being urged to take time to inspect their houses, apartments or residence hall rooms for potential fire risks.
October 17, 2007
The Environment, Health and Safety Department will again offer a wide variety of times and locations for on-campus employee flu shot clinics.
October 2, 2007
Campus crime and safety continue to be serious concerns for the campus and city. For the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the university is participating in a used cellular phone drive and encouraging all members of the campus community to download the most recent version of the annual campus safety report, commonly called the Clery Report.
October 1, 2007
University of Wisconsin Police Department officials are reminding students, faculty and staff not to accept rides from people they do not know.
September 27, 2007
Whether you are a new or continuing student, please know that in our community, we do our best to take care of one another. I urge you to pay close attention to your own personal safety and look out for your friends and roommates, especially when out downtown, late at night.
September 11, 2007
Byron Hurt, a filmmaker who loves hip-hop and is the co-founder and former associate director of the United States Marine Corps gender violence prevention program, will address students and community members about sexual violence on Monday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Union Theater.
August 22, 2007
Officials from the Offices of the Dean of Students and the UW Police Department are continuing to urge students to pay close attention to personal safety, especially when out downtown, late at night.
July 11, 2007
The Offices of the Dean of Students and the UW Police Department urge students to be aware of their personal safety, especially when out downtown late at night.
July 6, 2007
Ogg Hall, the vacant high-rise residence hall that is awaiting demolition, will be the site of emergency training exercises involving University of Wisconsin–Madison police officers and city of Madison firefighters beginning the week of Monday, July 9.
May 2, 2007
The City of Madison is preparing for a safe and enjoyable Mifflin Street Block Party this Saturday. However, the combination of large crowds, balconies…
April 19, 2007
A letter to the Campus Community from Dean of Students Lori Berquam about the shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech and questions of safety and security on the UW–Madison campus.