The Wisconsin Union’s famous sunburst terrace chairs will soon be seating all comers again.
April 20, 2021
The University of Wisconsin announced Monday that it will end the green Badger Badge requirement to access campus buildings and loosen several other COVID-19 restrictions for community members from May 10.
At a protest organized by the BIPOC Coalition at University of Wisconsin-Madison, close to 150 students and community members marched from Camp Randall to the Capital Sunday to rally against racial inequality and promote community support.
Terrace season will open to the general public in three weeks, the Monday after UW-Madison’s commencement weekend, the Wisconsin Union announced Monday.
And more teachers now say they feel confident teaching the material. A study released in March by researchers at the University of Wisconsin and Montana State University found significant increases in teacher participation in professional development.
Research has borne this out. In a landmark 1994 survey, Harvard professor Richard Freeman and University of Wisconsin professor Joel Rogers asked more than 2,400 nonmanagement workers whether they would prefer representation by an organization that “management cooperated with in discussing issues, but had no power to make decisions” or by one “that had more power, but management opposed.” Workers preferred cooperation to an adversarial stance by 63 percent to 22 percent, a result that held even among active union members.
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More people may yet decide to get vaccinated as it becomes clear how much protection it provides, said Ajay Sethi, a professor of population health studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
“I try to be an optimist,” he said. “I don’t want to write off rural areas saying they’re forever going to be the communities refusing vaccination. Over time, that will change.”
To discuss Mexico’s President Lopez Obrador and the current state of US-Mexico relations, I reached out to Patrick Iber, a professor of Latin American history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In 2018, Foxconn said it planned to invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Since then, the research center and off-campus location have not been established. Foxconn did sponsor a $700,000 research project at Madison, and university officials said in March that talks with Foxconn were ongoing.
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