UW System/Top Stories

‘It just doesn’t make sense’: UW-L faculty object to lack of voice on presidential search committee, The Courier Life News, Nov 15

 

National

Betsy DeVos And The High-Stakes Standoff Over Student Loan Forgiveness NPR, Nov 15

Ending DACA Could Leave College Students Scrambling For A Way To Continue Their Educations Newsweek, Nov 15

Behind Closed Doors in Washington, Here’s What Colleges Fight For The New York Times, Nov 15

New Research on Diversity Officers, Campus Climate Inside Higher Ed, Nov 15

News or ‘Trauma Porn’? Student Journalists Face Blowback on Campus The New York Times, Nov 15

The Real Threat From China? The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nov 15

How Mindfulness Helps Grad Students Inside Higher Ed, Nov 15

Iowa’s public universities show $11.8 billion impact on state, research finds The Gazette, Nov 15

At USF, a formal welcome for the new president Tampa Bay Times, Nov 15

Op-Ed: Free college tuition won’t work, no matter what progressive Democrats tell you Los Angeles Times, Nov 15

Op-Ed: Education secretary: 200 colleges use ‘speech bullies’ to prevent ‘hurt feelings’ Washington Examiner, Nov 15

 

On Campus

LAX: Alternate side street parking begins Friday for La Crosse, WXOW News 19, Nov. 14

LAX: Wisconsin Tribe Asks Evers to Veto Felony Protest Bill, (professor emeritus is source), WORT 89.9 FM, Nov. 14

LAX: UW-La Crosse students ask Chancellor for more transparency, WXOW News 19, Nov. 14
LAX: Tony Kurtz: Behind every veteran, a story, (mentions alum of UWL’s ROTC program), La Crosse Tribune, Nov. 14

LAX: County parks in good hands, Nehmer says, (Nehmer is UWL alum), Daily Jefferson County Union, Nov. 12

 

MAD: ‘Toxic’ Professor Won’t Be Teaching Next Semester, Inside Higher Ed, Nov 15

MAD: UW sees voter increase, wins awards for voter turnout, Badger Herald, Nov 15

MAD: UW-Madison developing ‘smart’ toilet to help cure health problems, NBC-15, Nov 15

MAD: Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy farm closures. Meet the banker who tries to help her fellow farmers avoid that fate., Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov 15

MAD: As Utilities Cut Carbon Emissions, Some Transitioning Faster To Renewables, WPR, Nov 15

MAD: Property taxes are single largest tax for Wisconsin residents, WKOW, Nov 15

 

MIL: UWM grad opens empanada and pisco bar on the west side this December, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 13

MIL: UWM mentioned when talking about higher ed mergers, Inside Higher Ed, Nov. 14

MIL: UWM students relieved to hear of arrest in sexual assault case, WITI, Nov. 13

MIL: UWM political professor talks about public impeachment hearings, WDJT, Nov. 13

MIL: UWM psychology expert weighs in on regulations in hemp oil industry, WTMJ, Nov. 14

MIL: UWM student shares realities of immigration, WYMS, Nov. 13

 

OSH: ‘Best kept secret in wrestling’ is created by Wisconsin and national wrestling hall of famer Larry Marchionda (former UWO coach), Oshkosh Northwestern, Nov. 14

OSH: Superior Council questions report findings, recommendations (a study from UWO is cited), Superior Telegram, Nov. 14

 

PLT: Wisconsin farmer creates Moo Muffs to protect calves’ ears after fire destroyed family barn, Stevens Point Journal, Nov 15

 

RVF: DATCP: A big force in Wisconsin lives, Wisconsin State Farmer, Nov. 13.

 

STO: Reminiscence Series, Leader-Telegram, Nov. 14
STO: Best for Vets, Leader-Telegram, Nov. 14
STO: UW-Stout Film Series: ‘Good Boys,’ Volume One, Nov. 15
STO: Stout Theatre: The Elephant Man, Volume One, Nov. 15
STO: Jazz in the Great Hall. Volume One, Nov. 15

 

STP: Women Wrestlers At Pioneering UW-Stevens Point Program Are Part Of Sport’s Explosive Growth, WPR, Nov. 13
STP: History of impeachment, what previous proceedings show about political implications (Professor John Blakeman, political science, interviewed), WSAW, Nov. 13

 

SUP: Still Standing: An inspirational message from an Iraq war veteran, WDIO, Nov. 12

SUP: UWS Theatre presents production of “Gaslight”, FOX 21, Nov. 14

SUP: UW-Superior student veterans share military-civilian transition experience, FOX 21, Nov. 14

 

WHT: Colleges say retention is key as enrollment pools shrink, Beloit Daily News, Nov. 14

WHT: What does the impeachment inquiry mean for Decision 2020? A UW professor explains, NBC 15, Nov. 13

WHT: Ripon College hosting Wisconsin farming exhibit through Dec. 13, Oshkosh Northwestern, Nov. 13

WHT: Whitewater seniors prepare for Women’s Saturday Nov. 23, Daily Jefferson County Union, Nov. 14

WHT: Snyder: All that jazz (and more!) with Wiest, Kenosha News, Nov. 14

WHT: Mitten Tree collection begins Nov. 22, Daily Jefferson County Union, Nov. 14

WHT: Brushing up on poetry, Daily Jefferson County Union, Nov. 14