On a normal day, the Nielsen Tennis Stadium is just one of many recreation centers around the UW-Madison campus. But like many sites across the country, it has been transformed into a COVID-19 testing facility. It’s part of a broader, statewide effort between the University of Wisconsin system and the federal government to provide more […]
Health officials are recommending the best line of defense to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to sanitize surfaces, stay home if you’re sick, and wash your hands frequently. But washing your hands for twenty seconds isn’t going to fully protect you, especially if you live, study, or work in close quarters like a dorm, […]
Last week, the UW Board of Regents approved policy changes allowing UW System campuses to sell the naming rights of their buildings to businesses and other outside organizations. Earlier today, WORT producer Shaun Soman spoke with Tom O’Guinn, a professor of marketing at UW-Madison, about the changes.
“Great job. Thank you very much for being here. You deserve a ton of credit. You should be under the tent, and we should be out there.” That’s State Representative Gary Hebl addressing a crowd of students, teachers, and community members gathered outside the Capitol this afternoon — despite unfavorable weather — to demand more funding […]
Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson’s statement to Nick Schultz. “What do you want? Funding! When do you want it? Now!” A winter storm warning did not deter UW system student organizers, alumni, and faculty from marching to the Board of Regents Office in opposition to a […]
UW extension chancellor Cathy Sandeen supports the changes, even though it means her division wouldn’t exist after July of next year. UW extension currently operates the system’s thirteen two year campuses, which are designed to be affordable options for college students — many of whom go on to transfer to a four year UW school. […]