State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Historical Society seeks statewide input on new Capitol Square museum

Historical Society launches statewide effort to hear from community on what form the new museum should take

UW-Madison Campus

They were here: The life and legacy of Vel Phillips, first Black woman to graduate from UW law school

Phillips organized successful protest in support of fair housing legislation in inner-city Milwaukee

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin millennials are more attracted to living in places where they don’t need cars to get around, survey finds

As graduate retention remains an issue, new report calls for improved public transportation to keep graduates in Wisconsin

State of Wisconsin

Democrats urge Republicans to work collaboratively in light of new state budget

Gov. Evers will introduce 2019-21 state budget Feb. 28

Breaking News

Police make arrest in Langdon Street attack

Police chief Mike Koval said citywide cameras helped find the suspect

City of Madison

UW System rejects Madison charter school application due to site concerns

Site lacks access to green space, a key concern brought up by UW System president Ray Cross

State of Wisconsin

Combatting racial disparity in education now priority for increasingly diverse state government

Worst state in nation for racial equality now has an increasingly diverse Legislature, racial disparity in education is their top priority

City of Madison

Freezing temperatures prompt campus, city services to shut down during polar vortex

City services expect to open Friday, while UW will reopen for instruction Thursday at noon

State of Wisconsin

Evers’ cabinet picks receive praise for diversity, criticism for lack of rural representation

While cabinet features greater gender, racial representation, Republicans have criticized it for being mostly urban

State of Wisconsin

Study finds majority of low-income, SNAP-eligible students do not receive benefits

Government Accountability Office calls for better information about benefit guidelines to combat food insecurity on campus