Yesterday, President Joe Biden unveiled a massive, two trillion dollar plan to improve the nation’s infrastructure. For more on what the plan entails, and what it means for Wisconsinites, WORT Producer Jonah Chester spoke with Greg Nemet, a Professor of Public Affairs at UW-Madison. (PHOTO: Louis Velazquez)
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is celebrating 60 years of Peace Corps with a panel discussion including 10 former Peace Corps directors. Moderated by former UW-Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala, one of the first to serve in Peace Corps (Iran, 1962–1964), these leaders will discuss the role of Peace Corps over the decades, stories of volunteering, changes […]
Image by Giovanni Calia on Unsplash An animal rights non-profit has filed a lawsuit against the University of Wisconsin – Madison for allegedly censoring a former employee online. The lawsuit is part of a quickly-growing area of First Amendment case law that sets boundaries for how governmental entities can interact on social media. The lawsuit, […]
From February 3-8, twenty-one nationally renowned guests – including the Revs. Jesse Jackson and Andrew Young – and forty-three faculty, staff, and students, lead a conference at the University of Wisconsin entitled “The Black Revolution: To What Ends?” Produced by Union Forum Committee co-chairs Margery Tabankin and Neil Weisfeld for $8,861, the six-day symposium attracts […]
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.
WORT 89.9FM Madison · Two Local 7-Eleven Convenience Stores Receive Bomb Threats MADISON, Jan 28 —Officers in three local police departments were busy today – responding to not one, but two bomb threats called in two local 7-Eleven convenience stores. Police evacuated buildings and blocked off streets on the UW-Madison campus for several […]