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UW-Madison Campus

UW names ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ 2021-22 Go Big Read

'This past year has shown us all the importance of listening to people’s stories and finding ways to reach out to them,' UW Chancellor says about selection

UW-Madison Campus

UW BIPOC Coalition criticizes UW regent’s statement on vaccines

'No one is shocked that a member of UW systems has once again proven they do not care about students,' UW BIPOC Coalition tweets in response

UW-Madison Campus

Van Hise to undergo ‘urgent repairs’ after concrete falls from third floor

'I think it’s a very prudent thing that we eliminate the risk of panels falling and again the engineers in their review expressed concern about that potential,' UW Vice Chancellor says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin governor declares state of emergency due to high risk of wildfires

Due to dry vegetation, abnormally warm temperatures, low humidity, increasing southern winds, fire conditions in Wisconsin are expected to continue to elevate

City of Madison

Madison Metro Transit plans for bus system redesign to improve overall quality

'The current bus system has not been significantly remodeled in over 20 years,' project manager says

State of Wisconsin

‘It’s problematic:’ Economic disparity between UW-Madison and other UW schools puts smaller campuses at risk

'UW-Madison has been able to increase tuition revenue in ways that other campuses really can't,' UW-Milwaukee professor says

City of Madison

Low voter turnout in Madison spring election actually impressive for year with few partisan state races

The ballot featured one statewide election, city council races

UW-Madison Campus

Three UW students receive Barry Goldwater scholarships for innovative research

The scholarship is awarded to students who excel greatly in natural science, engineering, mathematics and have high academic and research achievements

Pfizer Vaccine Delivery
UW-Madison Campus

UW encourages students to consider all vaccination sites available

UHS does not currently have the supply to serve all students who are eligible, encourages students to seek vaccine at a variety of locations

City of Madison

Madison no longer accepting plastic grocery bags in bundles in recycling bins

Thin plastic can cause problems in sorting equipment, not a strong resell market, Madison Recycling Coordinator says

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