Madison authors, topics, book events and publishers Stu Levitan welcomes University of Wisconsin Professor Chad Alan Goldberg, editor of an important new volume Education for Democracy: Renewing the Wisconsin Idea, from our very good friends at the University of Wisconsin Press. But before we hear from the good professor, you should know that you have […]
Each Tuesday, WORT checks in with the editorial staff at the Daily Cardinal — one of UW-Madison’s student newspapers — to learn about what’s happening on campus. For more, we pass the mic to Will Cioci, the Cardinal’s co-editor in chief, for the latest.
This fall, researchers in Utah began surveying wildlife populations after a breakout of the COVID-19 SARS-2 virus in domestic mink farms. They found one wild mink who had contracted the virus, apparently from contact with farmed mink. Interspecies infection has been a hallmark of the SARS-2 Cov2 virus from the start. Nevertheless, the new finding […]
At some point between last Thursday, November 5th, and Monday, November 9th, someone cut down and stole a 25-foot rare pine tree from the University of Wisconsin Arboretum. The theft of the $13,000 tree has caused many questions. Namely, if the perpetrators knew the value of the pine, then why was its twin — located […]
Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is asking UW-Madison administrators to consider sending students home for the fall semester or increasing the campus’ staffing to counter COVID-19. The request comes after the University reported a spike in COVID-19 cases this weekend. According to Public Health Madison Dane County, since September 1st, more than nine hundred people […]
With so much of the world shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s not the greatest time to go looking for a job, especially for the class of 2020 who may be graduating into a recession. Unemployment is high, many employers have slowed or ceased their operations and many traditional ways of networking or accessing […]