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  • Thousands more trail cameras coming to Wisconsin story has photos
    Updated: May-21-16 5:20 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin scientists have launched an ambitious new plan to catalog wild animals using thousands of trail cameras, a project that could help answer just how many deer and other creatures roam the state.

  • UW community proposes training, dialogue on race 
    Updated: May-19-16 1:51 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are proposing everything from mandatory diversity classes to a board game to address issues of race and discrimination on campus.

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials 
    Updated: May-19-16 1:44 pm

    The Journal Times of Racine, May 17

  • Correction: Fraternity-Racial Slurs story 
    Updated: May-19-16 1:08 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - In a story May 18 about the suspension of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Wisconsin, The Associated Press reported erroneously that university documents did not say how a fraternity member was disciplined by the fraternity for an alleged assault of a black member. According to the documents, the member was suspended for the next three social events, was required to serve as a sober monitor for the three events after that, and was barred from a December formal.

  • Cold snap damages wine grape crops in Minnesota, Wisconsin 
    Updated: May-17-16 5:41 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Vintners in southern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota are reeling from a weekend cold snap that ruined huge swaths of their grapes.

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison gives rare posthumous degree 
    Updated: May-13-16 1:56 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin-Madison will award a posthumous degree Friday for just the second time in the school's 168-year history to a student who faced enormous obstacles on his way to a doctorate.

  • UW-Milwaukee faculty express no confidence in system leaders 
    Updated: May-11-16 5:47 pm

    MILWAUKEE - Nearly 300 faculty members packed a classroom at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where they unanimously passed a resolution expressing no confidence in the UW System leaders who weakened protections for tenure.

  • UW System president: Tenure shouldn't guarantee lifetime job 
    Updated: May-10-16 11:49 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin System president praised the decision to remove faculty tenure protections from state law in a recently released email to another university official.

  • University of Wisconsin works to improve racial climate 
    Updated: May-08-16 10:37 am

    MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin graduate student Michael Davis says he feels isolated, excluded and afraid as a black student on the predominantly white campus, where he's been called a racial slur multiple times.

  • Documents: Amber Wilde case being investigated as murder 
    Updated: May-06-16 9:32 pm

    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Authorities are investigating the 1998 disappearance of a University of Wisconsin-Green Bay student as a murder, and they have also outlined a possible motive in the case, according to court documents that were recently unsealed.

  • UW relations head leaving for real estate organization 
    Updated: May-06-16 5:38 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - The University of Wisconsin System's public relations and lobbying director is leaving the post at the end of next week to lead a prominent real estate organization.

  • UW-Madison leaders to get cultural training 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 2:08 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - University of Wisconsin-Madison's executives will get cultural training following a semester marked by students' calls for a more inclusive college experience for minorities.