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  • Wisconsin students criticize plan to lift out-of-state cap 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 5:12 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison students ripped a plan to lift the school's cap on out-of-state undergraduates Tuesday, saying the move will lead to larger classes and justifying the change as a way to pump new talent into state's workforce makes no sense.

  • Report: UW tuition balances shrank in 2014-15 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 3:56 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin System's tuition balance shrank last fiscal year and will drop dramatically over the next year as the system contends with a Republican-imposed tuition freeze and budget cuts, according to system financial reports and projections released Monday.

  • Police looking man who hit teen after Badgers game 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 12:38 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison police say they're looking for a man who punched a teenage Hawkeye fan in the face following the Badger's loss Saturday at Camp Randall.

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee inaugurates chancellor 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 5:29 pm

    MILWAUKEE - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has inaugurated Chancellor Mark Mone, a former business professor tasked with leading the school through a $30 million two-year budget cut.

  • Relative: Leon Varjian, known UW prankster, dies at 64 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 9:10 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Leon Varjian, who came to the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the 1970s to study in "the graduate school of fun" and ended up masterminding such famous pranks as the 1,000 plastic pink flamingoes on Bascom Hill and the Statue of Liberty head on frozen Lake Mendota, has died at age 64, a relative said.

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to open research center 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 7:12 am

    MILWAUKEE - The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is set to officially open its new five-story, $80 million research center.

  • UW: Fetal cell line research key to biomedicine advances story has photos
    Updated: Sep-27-15 12:31 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - High in a laboratory overlooking Lake Mendota, University of Wisconsin-Madison neuroscientist Gail Robertson is looking for the next breakthrough in medical science. If Republican lawmakers will let her, that is.

  • Things to know about Wisconsin GOP's fetal tissue ban bill 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 4:24 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin Republicans moved forward with a bill that would outlaw research on tissue from aborted fetuses, holding another public hearing on the measure Tuesday even though lawmakers have yet to announce a compromise that would win the votes to get the proposal through both the state Assembly and Senate. Here are things to know about the measure:

  • Survey: 1 in 4 college women report unwanted sexual contact story has photos
    Updated: Sep-21-15 4:02 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Nearly a quarter of undergraduate women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college, according to a report released Monday.

  • 1 in 4 UW-Madison female undergrads sexually assaulted 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 12:40 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - One of every four female undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison who responded to a survey last spring said they've been sexually assaulted.

  • Pentagon enlisting outsiders to help search for US WWII MIAs story has photos
    Updated: Sep-19-15 12:30 pm

    ALBANY, New York - Justin Taylan has been to the remote Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea dozens of times over the past two decades, spending countless hours slogging through crocodile-infested swamps in his quest to document as many World War II airplane wreck sites as possible.