MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Enrollment at University of Wisconsin System schools dropped 1% this fall compared with a year ago when it was down 2%, the university reported Wednesday based on preliminary figures.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson said people may think he was “nuts" for water skiing at age 79, but the interim University of Wisconsin president said Tuesday he got on the skis earlier this month to “give it to the old college try” before summer ends.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Nearly all of the classes being taught currently on University of Wisconsin campuses are in person, bouncing back from last year when nearly all went remote as COVID-19 spread across the state, interim UW System President Tommy Thompson said on Tuesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin officials say student vaccination rates for COVID-19 vary widely among the system's campuses.
At the Madison campus, 91% of students are fully vaccinated, the highest number among the system's universities.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson, the longest-serving governor in Wisconsin history and current interim president of the University of Wisconsin System, had surgery Thursday following a water-skiing accident.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Almost 70% of state executive branch workers have received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Tony Evers' administration said Monday.
More than 30,000 people work in executive branch jobs across Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin police say 45 people were ejected and 32 people were arrested during the football game between the Badgers and Eastern Michigan on Saturday night.
Police say 30 of the 32 citations were issued to UW students.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Steve Nass officially asked the Legislature's Republican leaders Tuesday to sue the University of Wisconsin System after system officials refused to submit their COVID-19 protocols to his committee for approval.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A second Republican lawmaker says he doesn’t support suing the University of Wisconsin System over its COVID-19 protocols, deepening an intra-party squabble over whether the Legislature should take control of the system's mitigation policies.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson on Thursday urged the Legislature and Gov. Tony Evers to set up a task force to re-examine every aspect of higher education in the state.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson pushed back Tuesday against Republican lawmakers who claim campuses need their permission to implement COVID-19 policies, insisting university leaders don't need legislative approval to manage the schools — a major break from his party's stance against pandemic protocols.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —
Stoked by fear of a virus that doctors and researchers knew little about, we wiped down our groceries, bought up every last roll of toilet paper, and researched how to make our own hand sanitizer.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A conservative law firm asked the state Supreme Court to toss out Dane County's new mask mandate Wednesday, saying county health officials overstepped their authority.
Public Health Madison and Dane County, the joint city-county health department, issued a requirement Tuesday that everyone older than 2 wear a mask indoors as a way of slowing COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton will deliver the keynote address at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s celebration for 2020 graduates next month, the school announced Tuesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank isn't expecting the Foxconn Technology Group to honor a $100 million pledge it made to the school nearly three years ago.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin removed a large boulder from its Madison campus on Friday at the request of minority students who view the rock as a symbol of racism.
Chamberlin Rock, on the top of Observatory Hill, is named after Thomas Crowder Chamberlin, a geologist and former university president.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican-controlled committee plans to block the University of Wisconsin from instituting COVID-19 testing, masking and vaccination protocols on campuses across the state, a move that comes as health officials sound warnings a bout the rapidly spreading, highly contagious delta variant.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System plans to offer nearly $500,000 in scholarships this fall to students who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
System President Tommy Thompson said all vaccinated students at regional four- and two-year campuses that get at least 70% of their students vaccinated by Oct.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul is leading in the fundraising race for attorney general, bringing in a record amount for this point in the election cycle.
Kaul reported on Thursday that he had raised nearly $411,000 in the first six months of the year and had more than $537,000 cash on hand.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's race for attorney general is heating up, with Democratic incumbent Josh Kaul officially launching his reelection bid and a Republican challenger reporting a record-high amount of fundraising for this point in the campaign.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A larger, more diverse search committee to find the next University of Wisconsin System president was named Friday, following a failed search last year that was widely criticized for breaking with tradition and not including members representing faculty, staff and students.
WHITEFISH BAY, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers signed the Republican-written state budget Thursday, enacting a two-year spending plan that includes a $2 billion income tax cut while making 50 largely minor partial vetoes, saying unfinished business still needs to be addressed.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders have decided not to raise tuition for in-state undergraduates even though they could have the power to do so for the first time in seven years by this weekend.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — As many as one-third of Wisconsin's gray wolves likely died at the hands of humans in the months after the federal government announced it was ending legal protections, according to a study released Monday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Six University of Wisconsin System schools are moving ahead with start dates on the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah despite calls for change.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Three high-level state Justice Department administrators likely didn't contribute to a hostile workplace environment, according to newly released department records.
Attorney General Josh Kaul asked two University of Wisconsin System attorneys to look into allegations against Deputy Attorney General Eric Wilson, Division of Criminal Investigation Administrator Brian O'Keefe and Human Resources Director Jayne Swingen.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans in control of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget committee approved nearly $1.5 billion in building projects around the state Tuesday, about $810 million less than Democratic Gov.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Marquette University will require students to get vaccinated against COVID-19 by August to attend classes this fall.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported the university made the announcement Monday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An appointee of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers was elected president of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents on Friday, defeating an appointee of former Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a rare contested race.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has joined the list of states considering bills that would ban teaching ideas linked to critical race theory.
A group of white Republican lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would bar public schools, the University of Wisconsin System and state technical colleges from teaching critical race theory concepts that racism is built into society.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tony Evers refused to rule out the possibility of vetoing the entire state budget that's currently being written by a Republican-controlled legislative committee, saying Tuesday that it was too early to say whether he would do that.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin appears close to hiring a successor to longtime athletic director Barry Alvarez.
The Wisconsin Board of Regents plans to hold a closed session Wednesday to consider an employment agreement and compensation for a new athletic director, the University of Wisconsin System said in a news release Tuesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Legislature's Republican-led budget committee voted Thursday to end a University of Wisconsin tuition freeze that has been in place for eight years and has long been a GOP priority that had bipartisan support.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican legislators sparred with University of Wisconsin medical school officials Wednesday over a bill that would end an arrangement that allows UW doctors to train on abortion procedures at a Planned Parenthood clinic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ecologist Rolf Peterson remembers driving remote stretches of road in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and seeing areas strewn with deer carcasses. But that changed after gray wolves arrived in the region from Canada and Minnesota.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin health officials said Thursday that they've ordered only a fraction of the COVID-19 vaccine doses the federal government had set aside for the state for next week, another sign of plateauing interest in the shots...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris toured clean energy laboratories on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus Tuesday and touted President Joe Biden's $2...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers announced Friday that the CEO of Prevea Health will be joining the University of Wisconsin's Board of Regents, giving him a majority of the appointees on the 18-member board...
Wisconsin residents make up a bare majority of freshmen at UW-Madison this year, the smallest percentage of in-state students the university has enrolled in at least 25 years.
The incoming class includes a record-breaking 7,550 students, 50.3% of whom are from Wisconsin.
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer...
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Tuition and fees: $34,783 out-of-state / $10,533 in-stateUndergraduate enrollment: 31,358Percentage of undergraduates from out-of-state: 36%SAT Math: 660-760SAT Reading: 620-690
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group announced Friday it was buying a six-story office building across the street from Wisconsin's state Capitol to house an off-campus research center it will run as part of a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Education leaders in Wisconsin are studying how to retain teachers and attract new ones as unfilled vacancies for teaching jobs stack up in the state...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System's president reprimanded the La Crosse campus' chancellor for inviting porn star Nina Hartley to speak on campus, questioning his judgment and warning him that he may not receive a raise next month...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Foxconn Technology Group will manage their new research partnership largely behind closed doors, documents detailing the agreement show.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats know who their voters are. They just have to figure out how to get them to the polls in November — and that's where the puppies come in...
State lawmakers today will consider a plan to divvy up about $26 million in state funds to University of Wisconsin System campuses based on their performance on metrics relating to student access, progress toward completion, "workforce contributions" and operating efficiencies.
Janesville Craig senior Peyton Sippy announced via Twitter that she has orally committed to the University of Wisconsin for women’s cross country and track and field.
Sippy won the WIAA Division 1 state girls cross country championship with a personal-best time of 18 minutes, 1.56 seconds.
In a story March 30 about coffee and cancer risks, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a University of Wisconsin-Madison health expert...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two University of Wisconsin alums and longtime donors to the school are giving $25 million to the college's fundraising campaign.
The university announced Saturday that the homecoming weekend gift by Ted and Mary Kellner, of Milwaukee, will go toward the All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign.