Governor Scott Walker says he’s considering additional funding for the UW in the next state budget. But could his “performance-based” funding model actually make things worse?
8 O’Clock Buzz Jonathan Zarov visits with Nan Enstad, a professor in the history department at UW-Madison, since 2001. Their discussion focuses on the ongoing struggle to save “The Wisconsin Idea” from the Walker Administration chopping block. The response to the push-back from faculty actually reveals the Walker Administration hidden agenda, behind the cuts. Nan […]
(WORT) — This week we cover the finger pointing over Oscar Mayer leaving Madison, tenure trouble at the University of Wisconsin, the loss of the state’s only nude beach, and Elizabeth DiNovella puts Bo Ryan in the penalty box.
Liz Scheer, a PhD student in the University of Wisconsin English Department, and Samantha Link, a Masters student in Library and Information Science, join 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing to talk about the Artists in Absentia project and exhibit. Below is a video of Mark W. reading his original poem, accompanied by Nicholas G […]
(WORT) — As Washington scrambles to understand the new political reality created by the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Stu Levitan looks back at influential Wisconsinite William Freeman Vilas.
(WORT) — Two groups of protesters converged on a lively University of Wisconsin Board of Regents meeting on Friday morning. Darien Lamen takes us inside the meeting room to find out more about the students’ demands, as well as other efforts to address diversity at the UW.