University of Wisconsin–Madison and city of Madison police are urging members of the campus community to consider their own personal safety, especially while out at late at night or returning from libraries or study spots.
Phone service to most or all of Bascom Hall, North Hall, South Hall and possibly other nearby buildings will be unavailable beginning the evening of Friday, Sept. 9. The outage will last through the weekend.
Starting this fall, University of Wisconsin–Madison students who commit alcohol-related violations of university policy will likely be required to take a class called BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) as part of the disciplinary process, according to Dean of Students Lori Berquam.
Paul F. Umbeck, a biological safety expert and former plant scientist with strong ties to the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the state’s biotechnology industry, has been named director of the university’s Environment, Health and Safety Department.
In the wake of several robberies across the Madison community, the University of Wisconsin Police Department and Madison Police Department are again reminding students to watch out for one another, especially at night.
Maureen Grant, a 26-year employee of UW Libraries, is being remembered as a talented colleague and conversationalist. Grant was identified Thursday afternoon as the victim of Wednesday’s fatal University Avenue accident involving a Madison Metro bus.