UW System/Top Stories

UW-Madison’s national research ranking, once among top five, drops to 8th, Wisconsin State Journal, Nov 18

NSF unwittingly hired a professor guilty of bullying, highlighting the ‘pass the harasser’ problem, Science Magazine, Nov 18

 

National

‘We’re here, we’re engaged, we are energetic’: College voters yearn to be part of the quest for the presidency The Washington Post, Nov 19

‘The Pressures On Kids — They’re Born Into It’ WGBH, Nov 19

Senate Report Examines China’s Pursuit of U.S. Science** Inside Higher Ed, Nov 19

What Kinds of College Graduates Value Their Education the Most? EdSurge, Nov 19

Report on Accountability and Higher Ed’s ‘Triad’ Inside Higher Ed, Nov 19

California remains the top U.S. destination for foreign students, yet enrollment is slipping Los Angeles Times, Nov 19

Op-Ed: Free public college tuition will expand opportunity to more Americans The Sacramento Bee, Nov 19

Op-Ed: Trump Is Scaring Away Some Foreign Students Bloomberg, Nov 19

Op-Ed: Congress and College Accountability Inside Higher Ed, Nov 19

Op-Ed: DACA isn’t ‘the sweeping magic wand of access that higher education made it seem to be’ The Hechinger Report, Nov 19

Op-Ed: There is value in education beyond high school, no matter where you go to school Bangor Daily News, Nov 19

 

On Campus

EAU: TechBytes with Jody Spusta, COO, Provider Market at Welltok (Spusta is UW-Eau Claire alum), MarTechSeries.com, Nov. 18

EAU: Hard times for Wisconsin sand: Amid flagging sales, Hi-Crush writes off $215M in mine value (quoting UW-Eau Claire geology professor Kent Syverson), Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 18

EAU: Brewers Returning To ‘Ball And Glove’ Logo; Unveil New Uniforms (logo design was created by then UW-Eau Claire student Tom Meindel), Nov. 18

EAU: Trauma lingers as Catholic clergy abuse allegations continue (written by UW-Eau Claire student Erica Jones as intern with Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism), Lake Mills Leader, Nov. 18 (also Rice Lake Chronotype, APG Media of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Radio)

 

LAX: Ideas for La Crosse history museum still being gathered, (UWL students, professor organizing discussions, data collection on museum), WIZM News, Nov. 18

LAX: La Crosse man accused of threatening to bomb police, (UWL police helped respond to call), CBS 58 News, Nov. 19

LAX: UW-La Crosse receives gold seal for excellence in student voter engagement, WEAU 13 News, Nov. 18

LAX: La Crosse man arrested after allegedly threatening to bomb police department, (UWL police helped respond to the call), Madison.com, Nov. 18

LAX: La Crosse man in jail after threatening to blow up police, building, (UWL police helped respond to the call), News8000.com, Nov. 18

LAX: UW-La Crosse chancellor, students spar over handling of sexual misconduct investigations, Madison.com, Nov. 18

LAX: Western Wisconsin man accused of threatening to bomb police, (UWL police helped respond to the call), Telegraph Herald, Nov. 18

LAX: La Crosse man arrested after threatening to bomb police department, (UWL police helped respond to the call), La Crosse Tribune, Nov. 18

LAX: Nehmer retires, says county parks will continue to flourish, (Nehmer is UWL alum), Watertown Daily Times Online, Nov. 18

 

MAD: Smoking exit sign prompts evacuation of UW-Madison dorm, Wisc-TV, Nov 19

MAD: UW students seek aid as gap between in-state and out-of-state student funding becomes apparent, Badger Herald, Nov 19

MAD: UW study to try to get 4,000 to quit smoking in effort to find best treatment plan, NBC-15, Nov 19

MAD: UW study seeks 4,000 smokers looking to quit at clinics, Wisconsin State Journal, Nov 19

MAD: UW students raise money to put AED in residence hall to save someone in cardiac arrest, Wisc-TV, Nov 19

 

MIL: UWM students voice opinions on the Trump impeachment inquiry, WUWM, Nov. 15

MIL: UWM epidemiology expert talks about how long flu season can be, Insider, Nov. 15

MIL: Sister of UWM student speaks out after her brother’s death, WTMJ, Nov. 15

MIL: Concerns about search for new UW System president are raised at faculty senate meeting, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 15

MIL: UWM physics prof talks about science behind cooking, WUWM, Nov. 16

MIL: Renowned chemist and UWM grad dies, The Columbia Chronicle, Nov. 16

MIL: UWM’s research vessel will be the most advanced research ship on the Great Lakes, Milwaukee Independent, Nov. 17

MIL: UWM film expert talks about upcoming films, shows, and streaming services, WTMJ, Nov. 17

MIL: UWM LGBT studies director talks about violence towards people who are transgender, WITI, Nov. 17

MIL: State senator and UWM grad announces run for Milwaukee County executive, WDJT, Nov. 18

MIL: UWM professor is one of the Mary L. Nohl Fellowship winners, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 18

MIL: UWM’s Guitar Studio will participate in Present Music’s Thanksgiving concert, Urban Milwaukee, Nov. 15

 

OSH: Drug and alcohol coalition receives grant to combat and prevent substance abuse (UWO Capt. Chris Tarmann is part of coalition), Fox 11 News, Nov. 18

OSH: Tribal advocate Buck Martin dies at 73 (UWO graduate), Madison 365, Nov. 18

OSH: UWO prof doesn’t think Trump will be removed, WHBY, Nov. 18

OSH: Local climate change expert encouraged by political conversation on topic (expert is former Director of Environmental Studies at UWO), WJFW, Nov. 18

OSH: Steep energy bills can lead families into poverty, nationwide study shows (UWO led research), EurekAlert, Nov. 18

OSH: UWO Chancellor Andrew Leavitt marks five years (starts at 59:20), WHBY, Nov. 15

OSH: UWO Chancellor Andrew Leavitt, Radio Plus, Nov. 18

OSH: Girl Scouts learn about space, earn badge, Fox 11, Nov. 16

 

PKS: Two Parkside women awarded for their work toward diversity, inclusion on campus, The Journal Times, Nov. 19

PKS: UW-Parkside Winter Arts & Crafts Fair is Nov. 23, The Journal times, Nov. 17

PKS: Star Wars: Saga concert at UWP Nov. 23, The Journal Times, Nov. 17

 

PLT: Central High School metals teacher to appear on ‘Forged with Fire’, Kenosha News, Nov 18

PLT: Dairy Innovation Hub officially launches, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Nov. 18.

PLT: UW-P professor developing process to detect bridge deficiencies early, Telegraph Herald, Nov 18

 

RVF: The Epidemic of the Non-Reader, The Wake, Nov. 18.

RVF: Dairy Innovation Hub officially launches, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Nov. 18.

RVF: River Falls’ ‘Grumpy Old Men’ food pantry drive keeps legacies alive, RiverTowns, Nov. 18.

RVF: Habitat for Humanity names former Thrivent CEO as chairman of its board of directors, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Nov. 18.

RVF: The Great Revolt enters a new phase: How the populist uprising of 2016 will reverberate in 2020, Washington Examiner, Nov. 18.

 

STO: UW-Stout faculty-led program to examine history of impeachment, Dunn County News, Nov. 18
STO: UW-Stout faculty to discuss history of impeachment on Wednesday at Mabel Tainter,  Chippewa Valley Post, Nov. 18
STO: Creative writing by UW-Stout faculty, staff to be featured Thursday, Dunn County News,., Nov. 18
STO: UW-Stout faculty and staff creative writing reading, Volume One, Nov. 18
STP: UW-Stout’s Transgender Day of Remembrance to feature student panel, Dunn County News, Nov. 18
STO: International Week includes speakers, exhibits, cultural show, Dunn County News, Nov. 18
STO: Native American Heritage month celebrated through stories, food, Dunn County News, Nov. 18
STO: Out in Left Field column: Tracy Banitt lives the riddle of life, Journal, Nov. 18
STO: Orthotic devices market growth forecast analysis by manufacturers, size, trends, strategies and key competitor shares to 2024, Galus Australis, Nov. 19

SUP: Theater review: ‘Gaslight’ psychologically manipulates both heroine and audience alike (UW-Superior Theatre production), Duluth News Tribune, Nov. 16

SUP: UWS students offer international cooking demo, Superior Telegram, Nov. 18

 

WHT: Gaming’s streaming future isn’t here yet, Real Home Chef, Nov. 18

WHT: Two Parkside women awarded for their work toward diversity, inclusion on campus, The Journal Times, Nov. 18