Wis. State Senator: UW Diversity Outreach Is 'Sinister'A Republican state senator says a new diversity outreach program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is "sinister."
Defense Questions Homeless Man's Role In Wis. Student's DeathThe lawyer for a homeless man accused of pushing an American student into the Tiber River in Rome said Thursday his client wasn't the only one on the riverbank at the time, suggesting that he would try to shift blame to someone else.
Pope Francis Meets Parents Of Deceased UW StudentPope Francis met on Wednesday with the parents of a U.S. college student whose body was found in Rome's Tiber river this week, after apparently either being pushed or tumbling into the murky waters less than 24 hours after arriving in Italy for summer classes.
Italian Police Suspect Homeless Man In Death Of UW StudentRome police detained a homeless man on suspicion he pushed a 19-year-old American student into the Tiber River after a fight, as details emerged about Beau Solomon's final hours in the thick of Rome's summertime nightlife.
Ejected Wis. Fan Sends Police 20 Dozen Coconut DoughnutsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Police say a California man sent them 20 dozen coconut doughnuts as payback after officers threw him out of a Badger football game Saturday.
Wisconsin Student Wins Rhodes ScholarshipA University of Wisconsin-Madison student says winning a Rhodes Scholarship is a "surreal" experience.
UW-Madison Able to Accept Unlimited Number Of Out-Of-State UndergradsThe University of Wisconsin-Madison will be able to enroll an unlimited number of out-of-state undergraduates beginning next fall under a plan that the UW System Board of Regents approved Friday after the chancellor and system president vowed to more aggressively recruit top Wisconsin students to the flagship campus.
Professor Warns Off Prospective Students From WisconsinA University of Wisconsin-Madison professor is under fire for encouraging prospective students to go elsewhere because she believes academic freedom is in jeopardy in Wisconsin.
No. 14 Wisconsin Beats No. 22 Minnesota 34-24Another come-from-behind win lifted Wisconsin to a Big Ten division title. Melvin Gordon ran for 151 yards and accounted for two scores, and the 14th-ranked Badgers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit to beat No. 22 Minnesota 34-24 on Saturday night to earn a trip to the conference championship game.
Chefs, Breeders Pair Up To Produce Tastier Veggies There's a good chance that many of the suddenly trendy vegetables that foodies latch on to in the next decade will benefit from research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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.
Wisconsin Wins Inaugural Big Ten Hockey TournamentMark 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.
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?
Scientists Help Wis. Farmers Create Greener DairiesCows 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.
Student, St. Paul Native Dies From Bacterial MeningitisA University of Wisconsin-Madison senior from St. Paul has died just days after being hospitalized for bacterial meningitis.