City of Madison

Semester that was: News’ biggest stories

From campus, city, state, here are biggest headlines from Spring 2020

Capitol, Madison, State Capitol, Carroll St,
State of Wisconsin

UW economist explains state of Wisconsin economy during COVID-19 pandemic

CROWE director said Wisconsin unemployment rate has reached 19% overall

State of Wisconsin

Absence of public schooling causes family disruption for children with disabilities

Family members struggle to educate children at same caliber of schools

COVID-19, COVID19, Coronavirus, UW Madison
State of Wisconsin

Brown County passes Milwaukee County for highest COVID-19 infection rate

Brown County's infection rate is now 354.1 per 100,00 people.

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin primary aftermath poses continuing questions to state electoral process

'We need to be ready for the entire election to be by mail,' UW Political Science professor says

COVID-19, COVID19, Coronavirus, UW Madison
City of Madison

COVID-19 Daily Updates: UW announces employee furloughs, over 7,600 confirmed cases in Wisconsin, at least 300 deaths

Dane County has had 433 cases, 22 deaths

State of Wisconsin

UW Health, Froedtert partner with national COVID-19 plasma project

Plasma donor speaks out on donation experience

State of Wisconsin

Bioethics workgroup gives ventilator allocation recommendations to state

State is not currently in ventilator shortage, workgroup chair says guidelines are still necessary

State of Wisconsin

Farmworkers are at increased risk for coronavirus

Many migrant farmworkers face additional challenges due to deportation fears

State of Wisconsin

Evers releases plan to reopen Wisconsin

Badger Bounce Back plan provides three-step outline to resume normal activity.