UW System/Top Stories

Ray Cross: UW System partner Fund for Wisconsin Scholars improves lives, La Crosse Tribune, Mar. 22

Future of some UW System buildings up in the air after committee vote, WEAU, Mar. 21

Officials confident UW-EC will still get funding for science building, Leader-Telegram, Mar. 21



Trump Signs Broad Executive Order** Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 22

Trump signs executive order on free speech on college campuses** The Washington Post, Mar. 22

Trump’s hyped free speech order asks colleges to do what they already have to** Politico, Mar. 22

Trump’s Free-Speech Order Could Have Been Harsher. But Higher-Ed Leaders Still Don’t Approve.** The Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar. 22

Executive Order’s Free-Speech Provisions Draw Criticism** Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Mar. 22

Universities spooked by Trump order tying free speech to grants** Nature, Mar. 22

Will Trump’s new free speech order affect research funding?** STAT, Mar. 22

What’s Consumer Information Doing in Trump’s Executive Order on Free Speech? The Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar. 22

Colorado universities say they already comply with Trump’s executive order on campus free speech The Denver Post, Mar. 22

Napolitano questions need for Trump order to enforce campus free speech Cronkite News, Mar. 22

APLU Seeks to End Legacy Admissions** Politico, Mar. 22
Major U.S. research universities are cutting ties with Chinese telecom giant Huawei Los Angeles Times, Mar. 22

He’s getting into college without the help of wealth and privilege — and it’s hard work Los Angeles Times, Mar. 22

Groups Unite on HEA Priorities for Military-Connected Students Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Mar. 22

‘I Can Exist Here’: On Gender Identity, Some Colleges Are Opening Up NPR, Mar. 22

Suggestions to Counter Academic Freedom Threats From China Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 22

Op-Ed: Trump and the College Censors The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 22

Op-Ed: Dear Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman: You wasted your money The Washington Post, Mar. 22

Op-Ed: Want to Fix College? Admissions Aren’t the Biggest Problem The New Yorker, Mar. 22

Op-Ed: A Road Map for Rural America’s Comeback Bloomberg, Mar. 22

Op-Ed: Here’s how Microsoft and UW leaders want to better fund higher education The Seattle Times, Mar. 22



Green Bay woman at center of NWTC free speech lawsuit attends signing of Trump’s executive order, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Mar. 21

Tony Evers, Josh Kaul move to exit Obamacare lawsuit after judge blocks GOP lame-duck laws, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 21


On Campus

EAU: State Building Commission’s decision impact on UWEC Phillips Science Hall project, WEAU 13 News, March 21

EAU: Residents seek answers about health risks near frac sand mines (quoting and citing study led by UW-Eau Claire faculty member Crispin Pierce), KWWL News 7 (Cedar Rapids), March 21

EAU: How would repealing the minimum markup law impact gas prices? (interviewing UW-Eau Claire economics chair Thomas Kemp), WQOW News 18, March 21

EAU: Powerball vs. March Madness: What are your odds? (interviewing UW-Eau Claire mathematics faculty member aBa Mbirika), WQOW News 18, March 21

EAU: Sharing Their Wheels: City invites bike share businesses to set up shop (UW-Eau Claire Student Office of Sustainability collaborating with city), Volume One, March 20


GRB: Business Pulse: Door County Needs More Licensed Child Care (DCEDC and UWGB SBDC are here to help!), Door County Pulse, Mar. 22


LAX: Online library documents history of Upper Mississippi (Upper Mississippi River scientists and UW-La Crosse librarians are teaming up to build a new online library all about the natural resources of the Mississippi River.), WKBT, Mar. 21


MAD: UW-Madison Settles Federal Research Dispute For $1.5 Million, AP, Mar. 22

MAD: UW-Madison settles with U.S. government for $1.5 million over ‘technical accounting issue’, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 22

MAD: Former UW doctor charged with sexual assaulting patient, Wisc-TV, Mar. 22

MAD: Report: Climate Change Brings Rising Temperatures, Extreme Weather To Great Lakes States, WPR, Mar. 22

MAD: Astrobiology seminar aims to inspire a look into the bounds of life, SpaceDaily, Mar. 22

MAD: 500 attended a vigil at the Islamic Center of Milwaukee for victims of the New Zealand mosque attacks, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 22

MAD: Here’s What You Need to Know About Vouchers and Charters, Madison365, Mar. 22


MIL: Summit on Black Male Youth now in its 6th Year: They just need to see us (Students who attended the UWM summit on black male youth heard encouraging words about their future, and had discussions with role models.), WUWM, Mar. 20

MIL: Online Masters.com names top social studies programs for 2019 (Online Masters.com ranks UWM’s social studies programs among the top offered.), GB Post-Gazette, Mar. 20

MIL: Alcohol, domestic violence link not as obvious as it might seem (Ryan Shorey, assistant professor of psychology at UWM, talks about his research on domestic violence and alcohol abuse. ), PHYSorg.com Medicine & Health, Mar. 20

MIL: New startups picked for BREW accelerator programs (UWM is one of the supporting partners in the Water Council’s BREW (Business – Research – Entrepreneurship – in Water) accelerator program.), Pumps & Systems, Mar. 20

MIL: After School Special and WPCA present the fourth annual grilled cheese grant (Three UWM students are finalists for the fourth annual Grilled Cheese grant given to seniors at UWM and MIAD (Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design). A fundraiser offering $5 grilled cheese sandwiches is set for March 30.), Urban Milwaukee, Mar. 20

MIL: MKE Vegan Expo (The Milwaukee Vegan Expo will take place March 30 at UWM’s Student Union.), Milwaukee Radio 88.9, Mar. 20

MIL: Crossing the bridge documentary and discussion April 3 (The March on Milwaukee Civil Rights History Project developed by the UWM Libraries is mentioned in this announcement of an upcoming presentation and documentary on the era. ), PublicNow, Mar. 20

MIL: Quality Musicianship displayed at International Guitar Festival (Rene Izquierdo, professor of classical guitar at UWM, performed a program of Cuban music at the CU international music festival), CU Independent, Mar. 20


PLT: FHSU graduate student to present thesis research at KWEC, Hays Post, Mar. 22

PLT: Dubuque students to make 1st appearance in acclaimed robotics competition, Telegraph Herald, Mar. 22

PLT: Platteville School Board candidates describe goals for office. Telegraph Herald, Mar. 22

PLT: Ray Ferrari and Ken Bogacz both seeking 4th Ward seat, News Tribune, Mar. 21


PRK: Conservative pundit shares views on overcoming partisan politics at UW-Parkside event, Kenosha News, Mar. 22


STO: Students learn advanced problem-solving skills through Science Olympiad (The state competition on March 16 was held at UW-Stout.), Lake Mills Courier, Mar. 21

STO: FPA announces 2019 Student Flexible Design Challenge winners(A UW-stout team takes first place in the competition.), Automation World, Mar. 20
STO: Music society to perform April 7 (Several UW-Stout students are part of the concert.), Dunn County News, Mar. 21

STO: Kizik and catharsis: Portland transplant Josh Nielsen is excited to start fresh in Eau Claire (Nielsen pursued a degree in vocational rehabilitation counseling.), Volume One, Mar. 20
STO: A place for words: Spoken word event planned for Mabel Tainter (Kevin Tharp is a UW-Stout associate professor.), Volume One, Mar. 20

UW System/Top Stories

Republicans reject Evers’ spending on state, UW buildings, AP, Mar. 20

UW System: President Cross statement on state Building Commission votes, WisPolitics, Mar. 21

Republican Lawmakers Reject Evers’ Capital Budget Proposal, Wisconsin Public Radio, March 20

Republicans reject Evers’ spending on state, UW buildings, La Crosse Tribune,  Mar. 20

Proposed state building projects in jeopardy as commission deadlocks, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 21

Republicans reject Tony Evers’ $2.5 billion plan for building projects, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 20

UPDATE: Republicans reject all of Gov. Evers capital budget recommendations, WKOW, Mar. 21

Republicans reject all of Gov. Evers capital budget recommendations, including new UWEC science hall, WQOW News 18, March 20

Republicans reject Evers’ capital budget, Channel3000, Mar. 20

Proposed State Building Projects Fail To Win Building Commission’s Endorsement, WUWM, Mar. 21



Op-Ed: Creating a Legacy of Fairness in Admissions** Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 21

Trump to Issue Order Tying Federal Grants to Free Speech on Campus The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 21

Inequality Is Holding Economies Back. Education Could Be One Solution Bloomberg Businessweek, Mar. 21

What the college admissions scandal says about racial inequality Vox, Mar. 21

There Is No Way to Prevent the Next Cheating Scandal The Atlantic, Mar. 21

How high school students feel about college admissions scandal PBS, Mar. 21

After Scandal, Higher Ed Fundraisers Fear Efforts to Curtail Deductions The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Mar. 21

Death Knell for Trigger Warnings? Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 21

On heels of scandals, USC announces new president** Associated Press, Mar. 21

South Dakota Passes ‘Intellectual Diversity’ Bill Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 21


On Campus

EAU: Celebrated student learns from afar (“Bachelor” star is enrolled in UW-Eau Claire online speech-language pathology graduate program), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 21

EAU: DeLong students visit local businesses as part of career development curriculum (UW-Eau Claire among visit sites), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 20

EAU: Two UW-EC entries advance in Foxconn competition, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 20

EAU: Have coffee with the conductor, then enjoy Red Cedar Symphony March 30-31 (conductor is UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus Ivar Lunde), Sawyer County Record, March 20

EAU: Around Town 3/21/19 — Agricultural Hemp (presentation is part of UW-Eau Claire – Barron County lecture series), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 21


LAX: CANDIDATE PROFILE: Kling and Evans vie for District 7 seat (Candidate is UWL alum.) La Crosse Tribune, Mar. 20

LAX: Alice in Dairyland candidates have heart for agriculture (Candidate Sarah Achenbach is graduate of UWL.), Wisconsin State Farmer, Mar. 20


MAD: UW-Madison ranks No. 1 in Peace Corps volunteers, Wisc-TV, Mar. 21

MAD: Leaving the “liberal bubble”: Iconoclastic history professor John Sharpless retires, Isthmus, Mar. 21

MAD: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words – Chan Zuckerberg Science Initiative, Medium, Mar. 21

MAD: Saving energy saves lives and alleviates healthcare costs caused by air pollution, study says, The Independent, Mar. 21

MAD: Great Lakes states are warming faster than the rest of the country, more flooding is in store, new report says, Journal Sentinel, Mar. 21

MAD: Task force recommends changes, Agri-view, Mar. 21

MAD: Milwaukee Hospitals Look To Fight Opioid Addiction With Recovery Coaches, WPR, Mar. 21

MAD: Tonight’s spring equinox “supermoon,” explained in one chart, VOX, Mar. 21


MIL: Daily marijuana use and highly potent weed linked to psychosis (Researcher Krista Lisdahl of UWM, a clinical neuropsychologist who was not involved in the research, comments on a new study showing a link between cannabis and psychosis.), Jefferson Public Radio, Mar. 20

MIL: Muslim Scholar aims to teach the connection between Astronomy and Islam (A Muslim scholar led the discussion of Astronomy and Islam at a UWM lecture.), Wisconsin Muslim Journal, Mar. 20

MIL: Community advocates challenge male students of color (UWM’s Jim Hill, associate chancellor for student affairs, talks about the importance of the Young Black Male Summit held on the UWM campus.), WTMJ-4 News, Mar. 20

MIL: Black lives, black lung: How big tobacco  used advertising to target communities of color. (A screening and discussion of the Black Lives/Black Lungs film at UWM looked at the marketing of menthol cigarettes in communities of color.), The Independent, Mar. 20

MIL: UWM enforces tobacco-free policy this semester, following many other colleges, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 20

MIL: UWM: Sustainability activist Winona Duke visits, WisBusiness.com, Mar. 20

MIL: Milwaukee Visionaries Project is creating the next generation of  young filmmakers (Emily Berens, who teaches in UWM’s film program, volunteers in an innovative after-school program for aspiring young filmmakers.), Radio Milwaukee—88.9, Mar. 20

MIL: UW, business leaders want state to approve new chemistry building at UWM campus, Stem Connector.com, Mar. 20

MIL: UWM baseball team may not play at Ballpark Commons field this year, Milwaukee Business Journal, Mar. 20

MIL: UW salaries kept pace with inflation, but disparities seen (Top salaries at UWM discussed in comparison of UW System campuses.), Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 20

MIL: FEU launches new website to recognize 40 years of excellence (FEI Behavioral Health, a social enterprise and leader in workforce resilience from EAP and organizational development to workplace violence prevention and crisis management, is seeking to work closely with UWM’s School of Continuing Education.), Tera News, Mar. 20

MIL: Crowley misfires on African American men and incarceration for low-level drug offenses (State Representative David Crowley cited a 2013 UWM study in claims on the number of African American men incarcerated for low-level drug offenses. The study actually talked about all drug offenses.), PolitiFact Wisconsin, Mar. 20

MIL: Man shot by university police in stable condition (An armed man involved in an altercation with UWM police is in stable condition at the hospital.), The Freeman, Mar. 20


PRK: Goodfellows helped more than 1,500 families in 2018, Kenosha News, Mar. 20

PRK: Jazz concert at UW-Parkside features guitarist Henry Johnson, Kenosha News, Mar. 20

PRK: RG Productions performing ‘The Magnificent Seven’, Kenosha News, Mar. 20


RVF: That’s Entertainment 3/21/19, Leader-Telegram, Mar. 21

RVF: Despite sagging farm economy, it’s not all dismal for agriculture, Bloomingprairieonline, Mar. 21

RVF: Natural Wonders in Glass by Featured Artist Nolan Prohaska to be on Display at the 2019 … , Woodlands Online, Mar. 21


STP: New events added March 20: Music, comedy, light shows, Collection Crawl in spotlight at UWSP, Wausau Pilot and Review, Mar. 20

STP: UW-Stevens Point School of Design, Wausau Pilot and Review, Mar. 20


STO: FPA announces 2019 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge winners (UW-Stout team takes first for combined facial mask and moisturizer.), Packaging World, Mar. 20
STO: Viewpoint: You can’t buy health, but you can buy local foods (Author Kaylie Bran is a UW-Stout dietetics student.), Hudson Star-Observer, Mar. 20
STO: Haines artist Katie Craney shows work across the state (Craney is a UW-Stout fine arts alumna.), KHNS 102.9 FM, Mar. 20
STO: Point-counterpoint: Should Cherokee County have declared itself a gun sanctuary county? (Hugh Williams, a former UW-Stout instructor, comments on the issue.), Cherokee Scout, Mar. 20
STO: Manitowoc Lincoln alum Fogltanz’s long road from UW-Stout to Olympic trials hopeful (Eric Fogltantz began his collegiate track career at UW-Stout.), Herald Times Reporter, Mar. 21
STO: Search continues for veteran James Liedtka, last seen four months ago (Liedtka is a UW-Stout student.), WQOW TV 18, Mar. 20
STO: B-W’s Hoyt quoted as new Stout grad employment rate rises again (Shannon Hoyt is a UW-Stout alumna.), Woodville Leader, Mar. 20
STO: Around Town (UW-Stout alumnus Jeff Amundson will give a presentation today on agricultural hemp.), Leader-Telegram, Mar. 21

STO: DA: County saw ‘remarkable’ five open homicide cases in 2018 (One of the cases involved a UW-Stout student who died in an aggravated battery incident.), Leader-Telegram, Mar. 21

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UW System/Top Stories

UW System Adopts New Software to Reduce Graduation Gaps, WeAreGreenBay.com, Mar. 18

UW System adopts new software to reduce graduation gaps, WGBA-TV, Mar 18



Trump Administration Proposes Borrowing Limits for Some Student Loans The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 19

Americans Want Grades To Decide College Admissions FiveThirtyEight, Mar. 19

How Much Does Getting Into an Elite College Actually Matter? The New York Times, Mar. 19

Trump Seeks to Ax Humanities Endowment Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 19

Women in Economics Report Rampant Sexual Assault and Bias The New York Times, Mar. 19

Presidential Hopefuls Are Pushing Free College Back Into the Spotlight. But What Does ‘Free’ Mean, Anyway? The Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar. 19

MIT Proposes Stronger Open-Access Policies Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 19

Colorado State University selects its first female president Fort Collins Coloradoan, Mar. 19

Tennessee colleges, leaders praise UT Promise program that will provide free tuition Knoxville News Sentinel, Mar. 19

Campus Free Speech Bill Goes To Governor’s Desk Iowa Public Radio, Mar. 19

Op-Ed: Trump probably wasn’t thinking about these campus free-speech problems The Washington Post, Mar. 19

Op-Ed: Why Trump’s campus free speech order is a big risk CNN, Mar. 19

Op-Ed: I was a first-generation college student at an elite college. The admissions scandal reopens old wounds. The Washington Post, Mar. 19



Foxconn says it will start construction this summer on manufacturing hub near Racine, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 19

Foxconn says Wisconsin factory will be operational in 2020, AP, Mar. 19


On Campus

EAU: UWEC ‘Sign Language 1” course offered to public, WQOW News 18, March 19

EAU: Rassbach Museum introduces new exhibits (UW-Eau Claire students among exhibit collaborators), The Dunn County News, March 18


GRB: UWGB Manitowoc Campus to Host Business Idea Workshop and Student Business Idea Contest, Seehafer News, Mar. 12


LAX: Teens encourage health advocacy between peers, providers through PATCH program (UWL professor Lori Reichel was a guest speaker on sexual health positivity.), La Crosse Tribune, Mar. 15
LAX: Where Are They Now?
(Hastings alum Sam Skoyen completed his basketball career at UWL.), Hastings Star Gazette, Mar. 15
LAX: Lake Mills, Milton women among Alice in Dairyland finalists
(Participant is 2018 graduate from UWL.), Daily Union, Mar. 15
LAX: Gillespie Announces Hiring of Nyman as Associate AD for Compliance
(Thomas Nyman, UWL graduate, hired at University of Hartford.), Hartfordhawks.com, Mar. 15
LAX: Alice Holstein: Awakening from world of white privilege
(Widening the Circle Indigenous Education Conference held at UWL.), La Crosse Tribune, Mar. 16
LAX: Polk County Administrator introduces himself to Amery
(Nick Osborne is UWL graduate.), Amery Free Press , Mar. 16
LAX: People in Business
(Principal Larry Martin holds a master’s degree from UWL.), Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Mar. 16


MAD: UW scientists discover pathway behind common cancer gene, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 19

MAD: UW-Madison Professor Presents Plan to Halve Child Poverty In 10 Years, WPR, Mar. 19

MAD: Study: Lack of affordable housing affects health, Houston Chronicle, Mar. 19

MAD: Deaths, jail and cyber spies: The dangers of dissent in Thailand, AFP, Mar. 19


MIL: How did socialist mayors impact Milwaukee? (UWM history associate professor Aims McGuinniss is quoted in story about Milwaukee’s socialist mayors.), WUWM, Mar. 18

MIL: Researchers discover new clues to surviving extinction (UWM research study is cited in this story on surviving extinction), Lab Manager Magazine, Mar. 18

MIL: Researcher hopes long-term survey will help improve the health of Wisconsinites (Researchers from both UWM and UW-Madison tap into the SHOW (Survey of the Health of Wisconsin)’s network of Wisconsin residents to add to environmental health research.), WUWM, Mar. 18

MIL: Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Elections are the “Star Wars” of political sagas (UWM professor emeritus Mordecai Lee is quoted in story on Wisconsin Supreme Court elections.), Milwaukee Magazine, Mar. 18

MIL: Business leaders urge approval of new chemistry building at UWM, Milwaukee Business Journal, Mar. 18

MIL: 50 things to do with your kids in spring in and around Milwaukee and suburbs (UWM’s  Manfred Olson planetarium is mentioned in story on things to do with children in the spring.), Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 18

MIL: Every night is showtime  for artist’s neighborhood pictures projected on downtown window (Retired UWM film faculty member Dick Blau, who still teaches a course at the university, shares his photography with downtown visitors overnight.), Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 18

MIL: Socialism to the rescue! (Jeffrey Sommers, professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and senior fellow at its Institute of World Affairs, wrote this opinion column about Milwaukee’s socialist past), Cap Times, Mar. 18

MIL: 6 Sneaky reasons you’re not losing weight (UWM research on daily walking is cited), Shape, Mar. 18

MIL: Irgens to buy 25 acres of UWM Innovation campus in Wauwatosa for offices, Business Journal, Mar. 18

MIL: UWM math professor weighs in on the best NCAA bracket strategies, CBS-58, Mar. 18

MIL: Carmina Burana is at Milwaukee’s Skylight Music Theater (A UWM opera faculty member, Janna Ernst,  discusses the Skylight Music Theater’s production of Carmina Burana.), WUWM, Mar. 18

MIL: Cross champions new UWM Building, Urban Milwaukee, Mar. 18

MIL: C.D. Smith requesting bids for renovating multiple UWM Buildings, Milwaukee Courier, Mar. 18

MIL: Defending free speech (UWM journalism professor David Allen is one of the presenters at a symposium on free speech at UW-Stout.), Dunn County News, Mar. 18


PRK: Event Briefs, Kenosha News, Mar. 19


RVF: UW-RF presents: Growing a Revolution: Bringing our Soil Back to Life”, Wisconsin State Farmer, Mar. 18

RVF: Workshops look at changing business model to increase farmers’ profits. Wisconsin State Farmer, Mar. 19


STO: Glenn Adams: Candidate profile (Adams, a UW-Stout alumnus, is running for an alderman position.), Chicago Daily Herald, Mar. 18
STO: Carter Walley achieves Eagle Scout rank (Walley will attend UW-Stout in the fall.), Chaska Herald, Mar. 18


STP: UWSP at Marathon County students perform “Distracted”, WAOW, Mar. 17

STP: Incourage, UW-Stevens Point announce Partnership for Sustainable Communities, Stevens Point News, Mar. 18


SUP: UW-Superior Ragtime Recital Series presents Ethan Uslan, Howie Hanson, Mar. 18

SUP: UWS celebrates impact of small businesses Wednesday, Superior Telegram, Mar. 18

SUP: UW-Superior instructor appointed to Minnesota Commission on Judicial Selection, Howie Hanson, Mar. 18

UW System/Top Stories

UW admissions practices regularly reviewed, UW System president says in wake of national scandal, Milwaukee Business Journal, Mar. 15

UW, business leaders urge approval of new chemistry building for Milwaukee campus, Milwaukee Business Journal, Mar. 15

UW-Whitewater asks state for nearly $43 million to upgrade Winther Hall, Gazettextra, Mar. 17

UW System adopts new software to reduce graduation gaps, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 17 (also at Channel3000, Leader-Telegram, Fox6, and Minneapolis Star Tribune)

Six months after $100M partnership announcement, UW-Madison and Foxconn mum on details, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 18

Tom Still: Building stronger tech workforce is issue nationally and Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 16



College Admissions: Vulnerable, Exploitable, and to Many Americans, Broken The New York Times, Mar. 18

‘I Put My Work In’: Honest Applicants Await College Admissions Results The New York Times, Mar. 18

College-Admission Scandal Draws Scrutiny in Washington The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 18

Colleges Rethink Athletic Special Admissions in Wake of Indictments The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 18

Wealth and Admissions Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 18

Should All College Admissions Become Need-Blind? The Wall Street Journal, Mar. 18
HBCUs seeing resurgent appeal amid rising racial tensions The Washington Post, Mar. 18

Cassidy, Warren Reintroduce College Transparency Act Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 18

DeVos Tells Colleges to Drop Arbitration Agreements Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 18

Gillibrand, Toomey advocate changes to work-study Politico, Mar. 18

FAMU to Advance Marijuana Education and Research Initiative Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Mar. 18

Political ‘Litmus Tests’ in Florida Inside Higher Ed, Mar. 18

Rutgers-Newark Honors Program Takes New Approach to Developing Citizen Leaders Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Mar. 18

Op-Ed: The Cruel Irony of ‘Free’ College Promises The New York Times, Mar. 18


On Campus

EAU: Church concert concludes The Master Singers 26th season (group to perform with UW-Eau Claire Alumni Choir in Paris in July), WEAU 13 News, Mar. 17

EAU: Briefcase 03/17/19: Business skills event approaches (event to be at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Mar. 17

EAU: Chinese language classes at UW-EC foster international friendships, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Mar. 16

EAU: Two-day event focuses on Ager, Norwegian heritage (portion of program to be at UW-Eau Claire), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Mar. 16

EAU: Local UW chancellors to react to the budget on radio program March 18 (guests include UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt and UW-Eau Claire – Barron County campus director Brittany Nielsen), Rice Lake Chronotype, Mar. 16

EAU: UW-Eau Claire students present air quality findings near Chippewa County frac sand sites, The Chippewa Herald, Mar. 15 (also Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 16)

EAU: Defending free speech (UW-Eau Claire faculty member Eric Kasper to be respondent at UW-Stout symposium event), The Dunn County News, Mar. 15

EAU: UW-EC student chosen in ‘Bachelor’ season finale, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Mar. 15

EAU: Preserving That Ol’ Camp Magic (author is UW-Eau Claire faculty member B.J. Hollars), Chippewa Valley Family, Mar. 14


GRB: Grant recipients announced (“Our Closet” at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus to benefit), Eagle Herald Extra, Mar. 16

GRB: 24th ANNUAL SPRING GARDEN CONFERENCE at UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus, Eagle Herald, Mar. 16


MAD: Meet the Foxhounds: UW-Madison group forms in opposition to Foxconn, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 18

MAD: NASA’s latest cubesat candidates include a solar sail test, Engadget, Mar. 18

MAD: Study cited in Wisconsin debate on expanding Medicaid and taking federal money called ‘garbage’, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Mar. 18

MAD: Farms reeling from late February storm that wrecked barns and killed thousands of animals, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 18

MAD: Anaesthesia awareness: The trauma and helplessness of waking up during surgery, Scroll, Mar. 18

MAD: Exposing Baby to Foods Early May Help Prevent Allergies, US News and World Reports, Mar. 18

MAD: Med Flight switches provider of helicopters, pilots, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 18

MAD: Lawsuit by female UW doctor claims unfair treatment of women, Wisconsin State Journal, Mar. 17

MAD: How To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring, WPR, Mar. 18


MIL: UWM geography professor helped create tool that can predict when spring arrives , WUWM, Mar. 15

MIL: Ray Cross makes pitch for new UWM chemistry building , Wisconsin Public Radio, Mar. 15

MIL: UWM researchers help uncover new clues to surviving extinction , Scienmag, Mar. 15

MIL: Raising minimum wage will ‘make America great again,’ says UWM professor , Madison, Mar. 15

MIL: UWM research details benefits of walking for just two minutes during sedentary hours , MSN, Mar. 15

MIL: UWM Planetarium to present ‘Arabian Nights’ , Shepherd Express, Mar. 15


PRK: UW-Parkside could become a testing facility for cannabis, other products, Journal Times, Mar. 17

PRK: UW-Parkside kicks off jazz Week on March 18, Kenosha News, Mar. 17

PRK: Student musicians shine at solo, ensemble event, Kenosha News, Mar. 17

PRK: Four Broadway musicals on stage in Kenosha area, Kenosha News, Mar. 17

PRK: Carthage, UW-Parkside welcome guest performers, Kenosha News, Mar. 17

PRK: Grace Welcome Center marks its second anniversary, Kenosha News, Mar. 17

PRK: Alisson Anguiano Salas awarded 2019 Miss Latina Racine, Racine County Eye, Mar. 17


PLT: Regenerative ag program set, Leader-Telegram, Mar. 17

PLT: Alice In Dairyland Top Candidates Announced, Hometown Broadcasting, Mar. 17

PLT: Local experts: Many sides to minimum wage debate, Telegraph-Herald, Mar. 17

PLT: Defending free speech, Chippewa Herald, Mar. 15


RVF: GALLERY: Elmwood goes green for St. Paddy’s Day, River Towns, Mar. 17

RVF: Chinese language classes at UW-EC foster international friendships, Leader-Telegram, Mar. 16

RVF: RF LEGO team goes to state for second year, River Falls Journal, Mar. 17

RVF:  At The Phipps Center for the Arts: March 22, ECM Publishers, Mar. 17


STO: Retired veteran pursues second degree at UW-Stout, Leader-Telegram, Mar. 17

STO: UW-Stout among national leaders in game design, animation (Princeton Review ranked UW-Stout undergraduate program No. 21, graduate No. 16.), Dunn County News, Mar. 17
STO: Poet to read work at UW-Stout (Joyce Ash will read from her new book today.), Leader-Telegram, Mar. 15
STO: Students compete in Wisconsin Science Olympiad at UW-Stout (Hundreds of students across state come to campus.), WQOW TV 18, Mar. 16
STO: Local UW chancellors react to the budget on radio program March 18 (UW-Stout Chancellor Bob Meyer will be a guest on “The West Side.”), Rice Lake, Chronotype, Mar. 16
STO: Defending free speech (The Civil Liberties Symposium is March 18-19 at UW-Stout), Dunn County News, Mar. 15
STO: Flooding countermeasures discussed at Red Cedar Watershed Conference (The conference was held at UW-Stout.),Dunn County News, Mar. 15
STO: Recycling specialist joins Dunn County (Megen Hines is a UW-Stout alumna.), Dunn County News, Mar. 15
STO: Four vie for two city seats on Oconto School Board (Candidate James Stiloski is a UW-Stout alumnus.),Press Gazette, Mar. 15
STO: State has shortage of child care workers (Jillian Clemens is a UW-Stout alumna.), Urban Milwaukee, Mar. 17

STO: Memorial High student runs powder coating business (Daikon Iverson will attend UW-Stout in the fall.), Leader-Telegram, Mar. 17
STO: Around Town Briefs (Aimee Likpe received the February University Staff Employee Appreciation Award at UW-Stout.), Leader-Telegram, Mar. 17
STO: Kohl fellowship recipient inspires love of learning by fostering relationships, explaining ‘why’ (Charlene Van Etten is a UW-Stout alumna.), Sawyer County Record, Mar. 16


SUP: International space station astronaut will speak at UWS, Mix 108, March 18


WHT: Legislators will be panelists about brain injuries, My Walworth County, Mar. 18

WHT: UW-Whitewater asks state for nearly $43 million to upgrade Winther Hall, Janesville Gazette, Mar. 16

WHT: Wisconsin Kids Will Kick Butts, Ticker Tech, Mar. 15