UW-Madison Campus

UW students petition for wellness days after spring break cancellation

'They completely overlooked how much students need that break from school,' UW student says

UW-Madison Campus

ASM passes student loan forgiveness legislation, introduces bills on graduate student fee remission, new tribal affairs position

Student loan debt forgiveness legislation asks UW to apply HEERF ll funding to outstanding debts

City of Madison

Madison Finance Committee authorizes new crisis response teams

'It’s going to hopefully help divert people from jails and emergency rooms,' project manager says 

UW-Madison Campus

Inaugural Mental Health & Wellbeing Summit, week of care seeks to boost students’ mental health

'We’re navigating a challenging time right now, so anything we can do to support our students [is a priority],' Dean of Students says

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UW, professors must support students’ mental health beyond words of advice

With no spring break and burnout rampant among students, mental health support must come as policy-based, structural changes

UW-Madison Campus

UW’s Sexual Harassment Policy remains relatively unchanged despite shifting Title IX regulations

UW System concluded lowered requirement didn’t meet expectations of its community, UW Title IX director says

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To relieve pandemic-based stress, UW should reinstate Spring 2020 Disruption grading option

The pandemic has brought many unnecessary stresses, UW need to consider non-academic factors during this public health crisis

Sports

UW Athletics: UNCUT Madison set to launch for Wisconsin student athletes to tell their own stories

A new publication will allow Wisconsin student athletes to speak out on whatever they see fit

UW-Madison Campus

With pandemic’s increased risk of stress, loneliness, UW encourages employees to take time off for well-being

Postdoctoral scholar says shifting feeling of control and predictability can help individuals' manage pandemic-related stress

City of Madison

BIPOC community of Madison less likely to get mental health support despite higher COVID-19 rates

'The cultural stigma in discussing and addressing mental health illnesses is also prevalent, particularly among communities of color,' state rep. says

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