UW-Madison Campus

Results of UW Athletic Department health, safety review suggest need for improved mental health services

Nearly 700 student-athletes, 400 staff members participated in in-person interviews, health, safety surveys

UW-Madison Campus

UW renews participation in AAU sexual misconduct, assault campus climate survey

Previous survey, conducted in 2015, led to creation of sexual assault awareness training programs

UW-Madison Campus

SSFC votes to fund Campus Women’s Center for two years

SSFC also held eligibility hearing for MEChA, which promotes higher education, culture and history of Chicanx community on campus

Herald

Public Service Commission reviews Madison Water Utility’s proposed $7 monthly increase for local customers

Of the 900 miles of underground water mains, Madison Water Utility estimates 300 must be replaced at a cost of $1.5 million per mile

State of Wisconsin

Health care coverage extended to transgender state employees after 5-4 vote by GIB

Longtime ban lifted, benefits for state employees will take effect Jan. 1, 2019

Herald

UW mourns death of Susan Brandscheid, “iconic presence” in SJMC

Brandscheid served as SJMC advisor for 40 years, was committed advocate for SJMC graduate students

City of Madison

Suspect used racial slurs, death threats against black officer after incident at downtown bar

Suspect claimed he had just lost his son, said he had gun on him, but officers determined both were lies

City of Madison

Madison’s total property value exceeds Milwaukee’s for first time ever

Milwaukee city officials say their lower value results from unique challenges faced by city, aftermath of Great Recession

City of Madison

Suspect arrested after threatening victim with knife on State Street

The incident occured on the State Street around 2:30 pm on Thursday

UW-Madison Campus

At first meeting of fall semester, SSFC hears Wunk Sheek eligibility proposal

The committee will vote next week on the student group’s eligibility, which will allow them to receive funds