Wisconsin Cancels Saturday's Game Against Nebraska Due To COVID CasesWisconsin also paused all team activities for at least seven days after a dozen people, including head coach Paul Chryst, tested positive for COVID.
Face Masks Made Mandatory On All UW Campuses This FallFace masks will be mandatory inside all University of Wisconsin campus buildings statewide under a policy adopted unanimously Thursday by the Board of Regents after interim President Tommy Thompson said there was no way to open safely amid the coronavirus pandemic without the mandate.
University Of Wisconsin Planning For On-Campus Classes This FallUniversity of Wisconsin System officials are offering campuses guidelines for reopening this fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why Does Wisconsin Have More Cases OF COVID-19 Than Minnesota?On Thursday, Minnesota reported it now has 1,192 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Wisconsin’s confirmed cases now stand at 3,875. For the past two weeks, Wisconsin has consistently reported twice the cases as Minnesota.
UW Regents Approve 2% Pay Raises For ChancellorsThe University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved 2% raises for all 13 system chancellors.
AP Poll: Gophers Drop To #15 After Being Routed By BadgersAlabama dropped to No. 9 in The Associated Press college football poll, snapping the Crimson Tide’s record streak of 68 appearances in the top five.
University Of Wisconsin Enrollment Drops 2.6%Enrollment at the University of Wisconsin dropped 2.6% percent compared to last year.
UW Workgroups To Improve Student Mental Health ServicesUniversity of Wisconsin System officials plan to create workgroups to develop recommendations on how to better serve students with mental health needs. The system says student visits to campus counseling centers have increased 55% since 2010. According to data from the National College Health Assessment, 23% of system students reported begin diagnosed with or treated for depression in 2015 and 27% reported being diagnosed with or treated for anxiety.
Gov. Evers Picks Wisconsin To Beat Duke For NCAA TitleWisconsin is 23-10 and faces Oregon in the first round Friday. Duke, a perennial college basketball powerhouse, is 29-5 and boasts freshman phenom Zion Williamson.
UW Athletes In Better Mental Shape Than Classmates, Study FindsUW-Madison's School of Medicine and Public Health had 842 athletes and 1,322 undergraduates complete a survey of their physical and mental health in 2016.
UW Merger Won't Be Finished Until End Of 2019A plan to merge the University of Wisconsin System's two- and four-year schools is proving challenging to execute and likely won't be complete until at least the end of 2019, chancellors and the two-year schools' leader told regents Thursday.