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UW Students Launch Petition To ‘Jump Around’

University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates think they’re the cream of the crop and will rise to the top — and they want to hear it one last time. The school’s 2014 graduates have launched an online petition demanding campus officials play “Jump Around” during graduation at Camp Randall Stadium on May 17.

05/09/2014

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Wisconsin Wins Inaugural Big Ten Hockey Tournament

Mark Zengerle’s rebound goal in overtime lifted Wisconsin to a 5-4 victory over Ohio State on Saturday night in the inaugural Big Ten hockey championship game, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Zengerle and Nic Kerdiles each had two assists, and the Badgers (24-10-2) won for the 10th time in 12 games. This one required a serious rally as Wisconsin trailed 4-2 with 6:52 remaining in regulation after Tanner Fritz scored for the Buckeyes.

03/22/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Christmas Edition

Sara from Bloomington, Katie from Savage and Elisabeth from Owatonna asked: Why do we decorate with lights at Christmas?

12/20/2013

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Scientists Help Wis. Farmers Create Greener Dairies

Cows stand patiently in a tent-like chamber at a research farm in western Wisconsin, waiting for their breath to be tested. Outside, corrals have been set up with equipment to measure gas wafting from the ground. A nearby corn field contains tools that allow researchers to assess the effects of manure spread as fertilizer.

09/09/2013

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Student, St. Paul Native Dies From Bacterial Meningitis

A University of Wisconsin-Madison senior from St. Paul has died just days after being hospitalized for bacterial meningitis.

04/11/2013

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Wisconsin Scientists Help Search For Alien Life

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are helping search for evidence of alien life not by looking into outer space, but by studying some rocks right here on Earth.

02/13/2013

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Obama To Make Push For Early Voting In Wisconsin

President Barack Obama will fire-up his Democratic base during a rally Thursday at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he’s expected to urge his supporters to vote early.

10/04/2012

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Good Question: Are Home-Schooled Students Better Off?

One of the standouts in this year’s National Spelling Bee was home-schooled 6-year-old Lori Anne Madison.

05/31/2012

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Records: 20 Wis. Docs Disciplined Over Sick Notes

Newly released records show the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s medical school disciplined 20 doctors for writing sick notes for protesters during last years’ labor demonstrations at the state Capitol.

04/05/2012

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Explosion At Wis. Chemistry Building Injures 1

A small explosion inside a laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry building has sent one person to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

01/30/2012

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Attorney Accuses UW-Madison Of Discrimination

An attorney for a conservative group is telling state lawmakers that the University of Wisconsin-Madison that the school clearly discriminates against prospective white and Asian student applicants.

10/17/2011

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Conservative Group Targets UW-Madison Admissions

A conservative group says blacks and Hispanics are more likely to get admitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison even though they have lower average test scores than whites and Asians.

09/13/2011

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UW-Madison Changes Policy On Alcohol Citations

University of Wisconsin-Madison officials are now requiring most students who get an alcohol-related citation to take a course on the risks of alcohol abuse.

09/09/2011

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Family Of Slain UW Student Still Looking For Answers

The parents of a University of Wisconsin-Madison student killed more than three years ago are renewing their plea for help in solving the case.

09/06/2011

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Lowest UW-Madison Admission Rate In 2 Decades

Wisconsin’s flagship university has accepted about half of the students who want to attend the school this fall.

06/29/2011

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