Science News

The Lab Report: Two UW labs in hot pursuit of tracking, surveilling COVID-19 variants

$1.75 billion to go to tracking COVID-19 variants through viral sequencing-based surveillance

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin congressional delegates vote on key issues, exposing deep political divisions

Cabinet nominations, filibusters, minimum wage and Marjorie Taylor Greene cause division in Senate

Column

Clocking back in as the world’s policeman: Biden adopts foreign policy strategies of his predecessors

Biden's foreign policy agenda echoes Obama-era interventionism while greatly opposing Trump's isolationist attitudes

State of Wisconsin

Climate change advocacy continues despite lack of federal progress

'[Leaders] should agree on a bipartisan solution to climate change. If it’s not bipartisan, it’s not going to last,' Citizen's Climate Lobby leader says

State of Wisconsin

Funds promised to Kenosha by president cannot be used

Trump announces aid to Kenosha after protests but Evers, Baldwin say it's not sufficient

Column

Wisconsin, Ron Johnson must address number of absentee ballots not delivered to voters

Following chaos that ensued during last week's primary elections, Wisconsin voters are entitled to fairer election come November

State of Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin co-sponsors legislation to provide emergency sick leave as coronavirus cases increase

New legislation would require employers to provide extra sick leave during public health emergencies, universities across country also making accommodations

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: College Democrats celebrate a year of success

This school year brought outstanding candidates, elections, events — but there's no off-season for College Democrats

ArtsEtc

Boygenius, Bon Iver top list of best concerts this fall semester

End of 2018 marked by Madison’s strong concert lineup, proving Madison continues to be a hub for rap, indie music alike

Point-counterpoint

Point Counterpoint: Democrats lead fight for comprehensive health insurance across Wisconsin, nation

Led by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Democrats advocate to keep costs low, protect people with pre-existing conditions

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