Her partner is leaning toward sending Sam back, while Lumley said she’s more hesitant. She works at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, which she said has made her especially wary of COVID-19. She’d like to see higher rates of teacher and administrator vaccination, as well as more clarity on whether teachers will get enough paid sick leave for possible quarantines, before committing to putting their son in a classroom.
Beck said all employees will be hired from Wisconsin and AMI is working with the Marquette University College of Nursing, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Concordia University pharmacy schools, and Medical College of Wisconsin to grow their capacity at Blackhawk and future clinics.
“I would like to speak to Whitney about her plans for addressing the crisis of missing and murdered indigenous women in Montana,” Bulltail, an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, wrote to Williams when she was running for Montana governor in 2020. “My niece Kaysera Stops Pretty Places just turned 18 and was about to start her senior year of high school when she was murdered in Big Horn County in August. Every level of the justice system in Montana has been dismissive of my family in our attempts to seek justice for Kaysera. Whitney, if you want my family’s vote as well as other MMIW families in Montana, we need you to have serious plans that will dedicate resources to helping our families.”
Diamond took time off as a student at Howard University to devote his full attention to the movement, through voter registrations and sit-ins throughout the country. He later transferred to the University of Wisconsin, where he studied history and sociology.
After years of wage freezes, a union representing 225 UW System trade employees negotiated a 1.81% raise for this year, which ended up being less than the 2% raise their non-union colleagues received … “There’s been a range of responses to Act 10,” David Nack, a professor in the UW-Madison Department of Labor Education said. “Workers often want to or need to find a way to effectively represent their interests with their employer. Act 10 doesn’t change any of that.”
Snow serves as the director of UW’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives, which also oversees the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Learning Community.
“Indian companies are targeted by everyone in the world,” said Ella, who has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “It hurts us as scientists — we don’t deserve that type of bashing.”
QLaw, a student group that advocates for the school’s LGBTQ student population, is spearheading the effort encouraging administrators to remove the Women’s Liberation Front from its lineup of public interest and government employers interviewing students for internships or post-graduation jobs.
A 1943 University of Wisconsin- Madison graduate and U.S. Navy D-Day veteran is celebrating his 100th birthday Wednesday.
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s police chief has banned officers from using “Thin Blue Line” imagery while on duty.
Growing up my dad and his side of the family are all Steelers fans. When I was in second grade the Packers played the Steelers and that’s when I became a Green Bay fan. So Super Bowl XLV felt very full circle for me. I was in college at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. You couldn’t turn on a popular radio station without hearing Lil Wayne’s original “Green and Yellow” hype song.
UW-Madison professors may soon call on the the university’s private foundation to divest from fossil fuel companies, a symbolic stance — though one more aggressive than previously taken — about the urgency of withdrawing financial stakes from an industry driving climate change.
The University of Wisconsin Police Department released an update to their statement about “Thin Blue Line” imagery after a photo shared to the department’s social media in November caused concern from community members.
Though for others there is no doubt what their calling is, as is the case with Denver-based singer-songwriter and University of Wisconsin alum Celeste Benzschawel, who performs under the name Celeste Rose.
After backlash from a November social media photo that showed a “thin blue line” flag displayed in the UW-Madison Police Department’s office, Police Chief Kristen Roman has banned officers from using thin blue line imagery while acting in an official police capacity.
University of Wisconsin-Madison’s police chief has banned officers from using “Thin Blue Line” imagery while on duty.
Noted: Lewis, an assistant professor of mathematics at George Washington University, decided to hire Rai before he had any idea that the pandemic would push the course online. He had gotten the idea from Harry Brighouse, a philosophy professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison who has written about having a student worker critique his teaching. The move online meant Lewis’s discussions with Rai covered different ground than the professor had initially imagined — he thought they’d talk more about issues like how much class time he should spend on particular topics. But it ended up being an especially good semester in which to have a thoughtful observer.
To have a statue of the late civil rights legend and political trailblazer Vel Phillips, Wisconsin’s first Black secretary of state, outside of the state Capitol building in downtown Madison would mean so much to so many people, including State Rep. Shelia Stubbs (D-Madison) who would see it every day at her work.
Noted: The house was in use for more than 200 years before an earthquake destroyed it during the early seventh century. Excavation by the Sardis Expedition of Harvard University is being conducted with the permission of the Turkish government, and is directed by Professor Nicholas Cahill of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
The University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium maintained its standing as the nation’s tenth-best online MBA program this year, while UW-Madison’s online master’s in engineering increased in rank, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison began its new, saliva-based COVID-19 testing regimen last week, planning to test more than 80,000 people weekly this spring. The rollout began with minor setbacks, as students waited in long lines, complained about app glitches and, of course, shared memes about dripping drool into a tube.
Nathans has roots in Madison. He said he “began playing guitar and writing songs when I lived in Madison roughly two decades ago. I worked for The Capital Times covering the (University of Wisconsin) System, and I remember sitting at the Board of Regents meetings at the top of Van Hise Hall and scrawling song lyrics in my reporter’s notebook.
Noted: The council also unanimously approved a resolution supporting the placement of a statue honoring Vel Phillips at the state Capitol building. “Trailblazer and former Milwaukee Ald. Vel Phillips achieved many ‘firsts’ in her career, including being the first African American woman to graduate from UW-Madison law school, first on the Milwaukee Common Council, first on the bench, and first in statewide office,” the resolution states. It also says the statue would be the first at the Capitol honoring a person of color.
All students participating in not only in-person learning but also other in-person activities are required to participate in the weekly testing, according to officials. Students will be using self-administered, non-diagnostic saliva tests developed by scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Noted: After high school, he pursued a degree in political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he began working with the college Democrats chapter and working with political campaigns.
The couple then left for the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she studied under the law school professor J. Willard Hurst, a pioneer in the field of legal history. She received a degree in legal history from the university’s law school in 1962 and was soon the first woman to be hired as a lawyer at what was then known as La Follette, Sinykin, Doyle & Anderson. She rose to be a name partner of the firm.
When Shyamala and Donald separated, Kamala was five years old, and they divorced when she was seven. Their marriage took a hit as Donald took short term teaching positions at two different universities in Illinois. When he was awarded a tenure track position at the University of Wisconsin, Shyamala stayed with the children in Oakland and West Berkeley before eventually moving to Canada.
Schmitt was born on a Wisconsin farm and moved to Merrill with his family at age 11. He worked in a barbershop and played semi-professional baseball with the Madison Blues while attending school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Three years after graduating from law school in 1928, he became Lincoln County district attorney.
The national cyberattack that targeted the SolarWinds computer network monitoring software could have impacted some University of Wisconsin System campuses that use it.
“The financial aid office is your friend in this process,” explains Karla Weber, who works in the financial aid office at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “I think sometimes we get made out to be the ones that are hiding or hoarding this money from students, where it’s really just the opposite.
Guard members, along with pharmacy or nursing student volunteers through the University of Wisconsin System, will staff the mobile teams. UW System announced Friday it is expanding a $500 tuition credit for students who volunteer to administer vaccinations.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison will not process a legal grievance filed by a math lecturer that characterizes his repeated, temporary contract employment as “abusive,” after concluding that the department did not violate university policy.
Ken Mayer watched on TV earlier this month as a violent mob of Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, killing a police officer, pillaging the hallowed halls of democracy and delaying the process of certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
The free kits are funded by donations and out-of-pocket money. George Kostas, a sophomore at UW-Madison, secured a partnership with the Wisconsin Pre-Medical Society at the university, and the organization will fundraise for Project Empower this year.
It’s too soon for scholars to have studied how those in poverty have used their $600 stimulus checks. But in a study of the way Americans spent their first round of pandemic-related stimulus checks in April — many of those around $1,200 each — scholars from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Virginia showed that people spent a great deal of their allotment on food, helping to stave off hunger.
Noted: If the county can’t increase revenues, board members would be faced with cutting funds for outside services provided by the Ashland County Aging Unit, Bay Area Rural Transit and the Division of Extension at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ashland County board member Laura Nagro said they need to keep looking for ways to draw in revenue, hinting that it may be a tough sell during the COVID-19 crisis.
Noted: Meek knows a thing or two about the symbols and rhetoric associated with the African American race dialogue. She earned her MFA at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, which she calls “the Whitest place in the world.” In the 1960s, the university was a hotbed of civil rights activism. By 1971, when Meek arrived on campus, the administration had purged the campus of “most of the so-called radical element,” she says. “And I had gone to that school because of the radical element.”
Noted: Schmitt was born on a Wisconsin farm and moved to Merrill with his family at age 11. He worked in a barbershop and played semi-professional baseball with the Madison Blues while attending school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, according to an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Three years after graduating from law school in 1928, he became Lincoln County district attorney.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison expects to receive about $29 million through last month’s federal COVID-19 stimulus bill, although it remains unclear how much will go directly to students as emergency aid.
Though the fall semester is behind them, University of Wisconsin-Madison students plan to continue advocating for both retroactive and future grading accommodations as part of a new academic policy task force.
A survey of UW-Madison undergraduates indicates significant numbers of them believe government should be allowed to punish or restrict speech that is hateful, offensive or false. More than half said government should be able to restrict the speech of racially insensitive speech.
Noted: The Public Interest Justice Initiative, a joint project between Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm’s office and the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee, was launched in 2019 after the Remington Center at the University of Wisconsin Law School found that more than half the 128 inmates serving life sentences for juvenile offenses were from Milwaukee County.
Noted: Jasinski, the eldest of eight children, was raised in a Milwaukee family that canned fresh produce by the bushel. Now she flies solo in Madison and is catering manager at University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Union.
A recent survey found that an overwhelming majority of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison think the government should be able to punish “hate speech.” Of course, “hate speech” is simply the left’s ambiguous term for anything veering from the leftist orthodoxy on issues such as abortion, sex, race, and immigration.
Political science professor Yoshiko Herrera, one of seven University of Wisconsin-Madison professors who signed the letter, said she sees the statement not as a partisan position, but “an effort to engage in politics in the national interest.
The nonpartisan Thompson Center published a report Thursday characterizing University of Wisconsin-Madison students’ views on free speech as “troubling” and recommended increased First Amendment education on college campuses.
Shaped by his experience growing up and getting his education in a refugee camp in Uganda, UW-Madison student Joel Baraka spent years developing a way to help children back home learn in a fun and engaging way.
The quadruplets had always been a package deal, together even before they were born. College was supposed to represent the fork in the road where each of them would take a new, independent path at different schools. But the pandemic extended their time together.
James Barron’s new biography helps Elias Demetracopoulos posthumously tell his mythic story.
Nicholas Silveus, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who described himself as a conservative but not a supporter of Trump, called Wednesday’s events the “culmination of dangerous rhetoric from President Trump.”
The same week, University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate student CV Vitolo-Haddad resigned from a teaching role after admitting to lying about being black.
Jiabao “Jack” Ji, a Chinese law student at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, also maintains two WeChat accounts. He mostly uses his original account, which he registered in China, but he also created one in the United States.
Rapid COVID-19 tests used at nearly all University of Wisconsin System campuses missed 20 percent of positive cases among those showing symptoms, according to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For asymptomatic individuals, the tests missed nearly 59 percent of positives.
The committee, which meets again Friday, also discussed whether to add faculty and instructors at universities and technical colleges to the group including K-12 teachers and staff.
He did his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, before taking a faculty position at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.
The then-juniors, now-seniors had, at their physics teacher’s urging, entered into the KidWind competition, building a wind turbine and tweaking it for maximum efficiency, to compete against other teams at a March 7 competition at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Their second-place finish had set them on a path to nationals in Denver a few months later, but that was canceled due to COVID-19.
Noted: In 1941, with a loan from Mr. Lee, he began studying at the University of Wisconsin. He worked nights at a newspaper, The Madison Capitol Times. Because Madison had a curfew for anyone under 18, he said, “I am probably the only police reporter in history who had to get a special pass to be out at night.”
Noted: They spent their formative years in Madison, living here from age 17 to 23. Smith participated in the nation’s premier Hip Hop Arts scholarship program First Wave at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Noted: Trammell was born in southern Nigeria but considers herself a Madisonian after living the majority of her life here, she said. She grew up in the Northport Apartments on Madison’s north side before moving to the south side. She graduated from West High School and got her undergraduate and law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She said growing up as a Black child in Wisconsin she never visualized or envisioned herself as a judge. She is the first lawyer in her family and the first judge.
Noted: Dairy farming is 365 days a year, and James Baerwolf grew up knowing exactly what that meant. His parents made him look at other careers, but as soon as he was done with college at UW-Madison he returned right to the farm.