UW halts in-person classes and orders two dorms to quarantine after COVID-19 rates spike.
Students can make an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 on campus through their UHS account. Photo courtesy of Jessica Gregory. Author: Jessica Gregory Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced in an email that in-person classes will move online for at least … Read More >
Badger athletes’ uniforms to sport black crest logo in show of solidarity.
The usual white “W” in UW Athletics’ crest logo will be changed to black for the 2020-2021 school year. Photo: UW Athletics. Author: Sam Buisman UW-Madison’s athletic uniforms will feature a black “W” throughout this school year as a gesture … Read More >
Trump administration rescinds rule change threatening to deport international students in online-only programs.
While UW-Madison officials believed its hybrid programs for the fall would allow its international students to remain in the U.S., faculty still forcefully came out against the policy. Photo: vonbloompasha, licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman The Trump administration … Read More >
UW Madison reveals array of anti-racist programs in response to protestors.
Amongst the new programs are a $10 million fundraising effort for diverse recruiting, mandatory implicit bias training for freshman, $1 million in funding for research on race in America. Photo: Bryce Richter, licensed under creative commons. Author: Sam Buisman UW … Read More >
Chancellor Blank condemns ICE policy threatening to deport international students in online-only programs.
While UW Madison’s plan for hybrid instruction should qualify its international students to remain in the U.S., Blank issued a statement against the new policy. Photo: Richard Hurd Author: Sam Buisman UW Chancellor Rebecca Blank urges ICE to scrap a … Read More >
UW Madison reveals its fall re-opening plan.
Classes will resume either in-person or online depending on their size until Thanksgiving break, after which all courses will be virtual. Photo: Richard Hurd. Author: Sam Buisman UW Madison unveils its re-opening plan for fall, featuring hybrid courses, mass COVID-19 … Read More >