Dana Rettke, the powerhouse middle blocker who led the University of Wisconsin on a thrilling run to the NCAA Division I volleyball championship, has been named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year, becoming the third Big Ten athlete so honored twice.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka is a virologist in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences in the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, and one of the world’s leading authorities on influenza and Ebola viruses.
Dr. Nhi Lê is an accelerator catalyst at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
Outdoor UW, Wisconsin Union Directorate Music Committee and Hoofer Outing Club are turning the stage around to face concert-goers floating on Lake Mendota for the first-ever Lakefront Live on July 14.
Goodson Vue is associate director of the University of Wisconsin PEOPLE program, which has enrolled more than 1,000 students on scholarships to UW-Madison. Vue, who is Hmong, coordinates the College Scholar program, supporting students through their time at the university.
If you’re looking to spend more time outside this summer, but don’t have a closet full of gear, you’re in luck. Outdoor UW has begun its 2022 season for paddling rentals and summer group experiences.
Crystal Potts is the Director of State Relations for the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Lisa Imhoff is associate dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
Dr. Soyeon Shim assumed her current position as the Dean of the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012.
Students at the University of Wisconsin at Madison are calling on the administration to take action after a doctoral student from China was reportedly punched and kicked by a group of men while walking in downtown Madison near campus.
Noted: Dr. Soyeon Shim assumed her current position as the Dean of the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She has led SoHE’s All Ways Forward campaign and exceeded its campaign goal by 150% by raising $72 million, including 13 endowed chairs and professorships, a deanship, and 10 new graduate fellowship endowments. Dr. Shim’s scholarly research focuses on consumer decision-making and has won competitive grants totaling more than $1.5 million from federal agencies and private foundations. Dr. Shim has received numerous teaching, research, development, and leadership awards, both at the university and state/national level.
The fire was contained to one large structure that housed farming equipment and hay, and no people or animals were injured, said UW-Madison police spokesperson Marc Lovicott.
Deforest Fire Department responded Sunday afternoon to reports of a barn on fire at the Arlington Research Station and multiple other local fire departments followed quickly to assist, UW Police said.
Fifteen years to the date that a 22-year-old UW-Whitewater student disappeared from Madison’s State Street and was later found dead in a wooded property of Dane County, her family announced a new reward for any information leading to the conviction of her killer.
“They have a group of people, they’re probably going to attack me,” Wang recalled.
The WIAA girls wrestling state tournament will be held in conjunction with the boys wrestling individual state tournament at the Kohl Center, effective with the 2022-23 school year.
Curtis Wang is going into his senior year at UW-Madison with hopes of eventually becoming a lawyer.
Wang moved from China to America to chase his dream and has loved every second of living in Madison. But what happened to Wang last Tuesday night has shaken him to the core.
Madison police on Tuesday identified three of the four teens arrested last week in a series of Downtown Madison attacks — two of which some in the Asian community have called racially motivated.
Noted: The new HEXWAVE system will be tested this summer at a Hindu temple near Atlanta, the University of Wisconsin and the Toronto Pearson International Airport.
UW-Madison continues to offer support for its students after four suspects were taken into custody for recent attacks on UW students and others.
UW Interim Chancellor John Karl Scholz said in an announcement that UW–Madison and the UW Police Department continue to work with the Madison Police Department to support the victims and understand what occurred during the recent attacks. Following these incidents, UWPD and Madison Police are increasing their presence in the downtown area.
An open letter addressed to the entire UW-Madison campus community assured students and staff that UW Police Department and Madison Police Department personnel have stepped up their presence in and around downtown.
The Associated Students of Madison convened for an emergency meeting to address recent acts of violence against University of Wisconsin-Madison students of Asian origin on Monday. The meeting, called by ASM Chair Ndemazea Fonkem, provided community members with an open forum to express the impact these events have had.
An open letter signed by hundreds of current and former students, faculty and staff at UW-Madison calls for more action from university leaders after an attack on an international doctoral student last week.
After the Madison Police Department concluded a recent attack on an international doctoral student was not racially motivated, an open letter from a group of Asian students, professors and teaching assistants is calling for the University of Wisconsin-Madison urge the department and the Dane County District Attorney’s office to investigate more thoroughly.
Student leaders at UW-Madison held an emergency student council meeting Monday night to call out university officials on their response to the attack of an Asian doctoral student on June 14.
On Tuesday, June 14 around 10pm, an Asian man was attacked on University Ave, close to the UW-Madison campus.
The victim is a PhD student at UW-Madison. In posts circulating online on social media, he wrote that he was attacked by five strangers on University Avenue, pulled to the ground, and punched in the face. He was left bleeding from his ear. Another person of Asian heritage was attacked Tuesday night, only a few blocks away and by attackers who fit a similar description.
Noted: Stanke was crowned Miss Wisconsin Outstanding Teen in 2017 five years ago to the day, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison nuclear engineering student is the first women to have held both the titles of Miss Wisconsin’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Wisconsin.
Outraged and feeling unsafe, UW international students led a group of hundreds down State Street in a protest demanding more action be taken to protect Asian students on campus.
The string of attacks was noted by the police department in a statement that detailed the third one.
Organizers behind the Rally Against Asian Hate in Madison wrote on Facebook that on June 14, a male PhD student was “randomly attacked by five young male strangers.”
International Student Services condemned the violent behavior in an email statement to The Badger Herald and affirmed that international students are a key part of the university’s diversity and deserve to feel safe in the campus community.
A string of recent assaults near campus, including an attack on an international doctoral student Tuesday night, prompted members of the campus community to band together to spread the message to #StopAsianHate.
Authorities have said a pair of alleged attacks against Asian UW-Madison students on campus and Downtown do not appear to be racially motivated, despite a continuing outcry from Asian student groups who marched down State Street Friday afternoon to protest racist violence.
Four people, the youngest of whom is 15, were arrested in connection to at least one of the rash of attacks that took place Downtown and on the UW-Madison campus during the past two weeks, Madison police said.
AUW-Madison police officer was injured while arresting a driver and passenger in an OWI incident early Thursday morning, according to UW-Madison Police said.
Two people were arrested and a police officer suffered a minor injury following a traffic stop during which the vehicle’s occupants tried to fight officers, the UW-Madison Police Department said Thursday.
Around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, the department said an officer attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of East Gorham St. and Pinckney St.
The University of Wisconsin Madison says that it is “deeply concerned” after receiving reports of violence and aggression against students from Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American communities.
An Asian man was assaulted on one of Madison’s busiest streets – off University Avenue near the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus – on Tuesday.
The last two school years have been anything but normal. A global pandemic upended schools, taking learning from the classroom into students’ homes. All the while, the country has grappled with deep-rooted racism, climate change, debates over abortion access, gun control and rights for trans students — leading to widespread student activism. Politics infiltrated schools and school boards at a pace not seen in decades, and yet students’ hopes for the future are as strong as ever.
As the school year draws to a close, Wisconsin Public Radio is celebrating graduation season — and the future — by featuring stories from new graduates around the state in their own words.
The University of Wisconsin volleyball team will drop the banner for the 2021 NCAA Championship before their home opener against Marquette on Sept. 2. That’s one of the highlights of the 2022 schedule, which was released Tuesday.
In the wake of the July 2021 incident, university officials are pledging to improve protection measures for the ancient monuments.
As Blank leaves behind a decade-worth of attempts to shift UW’s financial model, it is up to new leadership to piece together university’s budget.
One particularly egregious example of trainee abuse that did create national outcry spanned more than two decades in the engineering department at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The faculty member in this case was well-known for verbally berating his students and humiliating them in front of their peers. His shouting reverberated down the hall into other labs and faculty offices, but little was done to call out the perpetrator until John Brady, a graduate student in this PI’s lab, tragically ended his own life because of the relentless abuse.
The vet school sees 30,000 patients each year, but that’s far from all the veterinary medical hospital does for the community and beyond.
Studying abroad is a critical component of the Wisconsin Experience, said Daniel Gold, the director of International Academic Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is facing controversy from students around the lack of menstrual products in campus restrooms. Each women’s restroom has a dispenser where students can get period products such as pads and tampons, but according to a tweet from April 21, not all of them have been restocked on campus.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is attempting to fully accommodate vegan and vegetarian diets across campus dining halls, though some students say options are limited.
Despite unseasonably cool, wet weather, blue-green algae blooms led Public Health Madison and Dane County to close Memorial Union and Spring Harbor beaches Wednesday.
The time between freshman and senior year can seem to fly by. Senior Samantha Benish reflects on her years as an undergraduate student.
The University of Wisconsin volleyball team will take a run at setting an NCAA regular-season attendance record during its national title defense. The Badgers will play perennial national power Florida at the Kohl Center on Sept. 16, the team announced Monday.
A group of University of Wisconsin alumni and donors determined to see UW athletics remain competitive in the Big Ten and nationally, have banded together to form “The Varsity Collective.”
In February 1969, University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman Harvey Clay stood outside Bascom Hall, seething with anger.
Clay, a 6-foot-8-inch, 255-pound center, came to UW-Madison to play football. But in this moment, he was confronting players from his own team.
A tip led to the recovery of a Memorial Union Terrace chair stolen in 1978, UW-Madison police said.
The summer 2022 season has officially begun for Outdoor UW as they are now open for the rental of tandem kayaks, single kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddleboards, and an eight-person stand-up paddleboard.
A “cold case” involving the disappearance of a UW-Madison Memorial Union Terrace chair has officially been solved this week.
The recent law school graduates are now able to officially become attornies if they choose to practice in Wisconsin.
The buildings have been student housing for a long time, but the new development will likely attract some students and many young professionals who want to live in the Downtown area but not in the most bustling areas like Capitol Square or State Street, Stopple said. Many students are shifting from neighborhoods to the high-rises going up closer to UW-Madison, he said.
This week’s Traveler Throwback Thursday piece from 1988 revisits the barber who once had a shop inside Memorial Union at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University of Wisconsin-Madison representatives shared concerns about the capacity of buses through the core of campus, so an amendment is committing more peak hour service through the UW campus on Observatory Drive.
Following two summers of limited programming due to COVID-19, traditional in-person entertainment has now returned to the Memorial Union Terrace, the venue announced Wednesday.
A man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a University of Wisconsin physician and her husband, who were the parents of his girlfriend, and leaving their bodies at the school’s arboretum.