UW-Madison Campus

Report captures persisting racial disparities in UW Political Science Faculty

'I see myself represented in faculty, but that’s not true for every student,' author of report says

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin ACT scores reveal glaring disparities, DPI, UW work to address

'A lot going on outside the schools sets the stage for what we see inside the schools,' UW expert says

UW-Madison Campus

UW–Madison Chemistry Department receives Board of Regent’s 2020 Diversity Award

'Everyone benefits from diverse perspectives,' chair of department says

Column

Accessible higher education should be national priority

Milwaukee Area Technical College program should be implemented nationwide

News

Political, civic engagement in higher education important part of Wisconsin Idea, speaker says

Hess said higher education is often where students encounter the most diversity, making it important to encourage discussion

Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019 stories to watch

From free speech, to police practices, to juuling, let the Badger Herald Editorial Board be your guide

Column

Money begets money: Increased funding for computer science will prove beneficial for Wisconsin

As universities struggle to keep up with increasing demand for computer science, government has a duty to fund these programs

Column

Race-blind decisions don’t exist in a society that has always been anything but

Following Texas Tech's decision to repeal affirmative action policies, recognition of racial bias inherent in higher education is vital

Column

Natural Light’s unnatural solution to the student debt crisis

Natural Light, other private companies generously aid with student loan repayment — but is that a solution for this problem?

Column

Changes in attitudes toward higher education must prompt changes within institutions

UW Stevens Point aims to cut majors with low enrollment, but still integrate liberal arts in meaningful way