April 21, 2016
An estimated 300 to 400 University of Wisconsin–Madison campus and community members gathered on Bascom Hill shortly before noon today, Thursday, April 21, to protest incidents of racism over the past few months.
January 26, 2016
Sexual violence and the university’s response to it remains a topic of concern on our campus and others across the country. We want to share…
November 18, 2015
On Tuesday, November 18, Wisconsin legislators received a letter from UWPD Chief Susan Riseling and all University of Wisconsin System police chiefs, opposing proposed campus carry legislation.
October 14, 2015
UW–Madison has joined the national “It’s on Us” campaign to stop sexual assault and will showcase an “It’s On Us” video during the Homecoming football game Oct. 17.
September 21, 2015
Officials at the University of Wisconsin–Madison shared the results today of a campus survey that is being used to enhance ongoing efforts toward preventing and responding to sexual assault and misconduct.
September 10, 2015
Bryan Stevenson is one of the leading voices in America for reforming a justice system that produces strikingly different results depending on a defendant’s race and economic means. Readers across the UW–Madison campus and around the Madison community, including law enforcement, will join that discussion this fall as they confront the contradictions between that system and our nation’s founding principles of equality, freedom and justice.
September 1, 2015
Imagine the worst (though you’d rather not): After an accident or a bad night out, someone finds you unconscious on the sidewalk. Or a professor hasn’t seen your lab mate in class for a few weeks, prompting concerns about their well-being. So who’s your “person” — the friend, family member or confidant you trust if something happens? What if the only address listed is a P.O. box?
August 28, 2015
The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Environment, Health & Safety department, in partnership with University Housing and the Madison Fire Department, will host the first UW–Madison Campus Fire Safety Month in September.
August 21, 2015
Everett Mitchell, director of community relations for the Office of University Relations at the University of Wisconsin–Madison shared the following statement on Friday, Aug. 21.
August 5, 2015
A public safety project initiated by the University of Wisconsin–Madison to prevent kayaking tragedies has been turned over to the National Park Service and several partners.
July 16, 2015
On a chilly February 2014 evening in Mazomanie, Wisconsin, deputies from the Dane County Sheriff's Office arrived at the scene of a homicide at an old, two-story house in a neighborhood blanketed with snow. Almost immediately, Deputy Sheriff Scott Lehman realized his team faced a monumental task in collecting and cataloging the evidence throughout the house.
April 16, 2015
Archbishop Desmond Tutu calls Bryan Stevenson “America’s Mandela.” Stevenson has spent his career fighting for racial justice and wants his fellow Americans to realize that something is inherently wrong with the land of the free and the home of the brave having the highest incarceration rate in the world.
February 24, 2015
Robert Vargas, an assistant professor of sociology at UW–Madison, didn’t set out to study gang violence in impoverished Chicago neighborhoods, but once he saw its power over the community, he quickly shifted his area of research.
December 6, 2014
The recent grand jury verdicts in Ferguson, Missouri, and in Staten Island have raised questions and concerns among many in the University of Wisconsin–Madison community, as they have nationwide.
November 7, 2014
The UW–Madison Police Department is welcoming thousands of athletes and spectators from all over the country to the 2014 Madison Marathon on Sunday, and asks runners, residents and visitors to keep in mind that many downtown roads will have lane restrictions because of the race.
September 10, 2014
Earlier today, September 10, the UW–Madison Police Department was made aware of a phone scam targeting parents of UW–Madison students.
September 3, 2014
It’s that time of year — Badger Football returns to Camp Randall Stadium! The UW–Madison Police Department is excited about another successful, safe year.