UW System/Top Stories

Lawmakers react to Gov. Evers’ State of the State, Channel3000, Jan. 22

Tony Evers releases sweeping plan to help Wisconsin’s struggling dairy farmers, draw new legislative maps, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 22

 UW Regents eyeing tuition increase in next budget biennium, System president says , Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 23

 

National

Free College, Student-Debt Forgiveness, and Pell Grant Expansion Dominate Higher-Ed Policy for Top Democratic Candidates The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 23

Will US universities be made redundant by the employability agenda?** Times Higher Education, Jan. 23

University of Minnesota student jailed in China over tweets Axios, Jan. 23

Name, Image And Likeness Legislation May Cause Significant Title IX Turmoil Forbes, Jan. 23

Myth Busted: Turns Out Bankruptcy Can Wipe Out Student Loan Debt After All NPR, Jan. 23

Report: Students of Color Find it Difficult Accessing Mental Health Support Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Jan. 23

Did Trump Save HBCUs? Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 23

Op-Ed: If Students Are Borrowing Less, Why Do They Owe More? Bloomberg, Jan. 23

Op-Ed: Improving Graduation Rates by Nudging Faculty, Not Students Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 23

 

State

Evers unveils plan to tackle Wisconsin’s farm crisis, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 23

 

On Campus

EAU: Why MLK Day Has Had to Change With the Times (quoting UW-Eau Claire history professor Selika Ducksworth-Lawton), UpNorthNewsWI.com, Jan. 19

EAU: Socialize on Your Own Terms (UW-Eau Claire class to provide branding, marketing for new local venue), Volume One, Jan. 22

EAU: Cyberbullying experts propose new strategies to address teen sexting (featuring research co-authored by UW-Eau Claire criminal justice professor Justin Patchin), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 22

EAU: Terribly Close to Home: Book details women’s KKK history in Chippewa Falls (author John E. Kinville is UW-Eau Claire alum), Volume One, Jan. 22

EAU: Rehearsals begin; musicians invited (details on music ensembles at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County), Rice Lake Chronotype, Jan. 22

EAU: Locals named to Dean’s List at UW-Eau Claire, Waushara Argus, Jan. 22

EAU: Pam Payne retires after over 45 years on Catholic Herald staff (Payne is UW-Eau Claire alum), Diocese of Madison Catholic Herald, Jan. 23

 

GRB: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Week ahead: A few choices dot the calendar for Northeastern Wisconsin (feat. UW-Green bay’s Jazzfest), Jan. 23

GRB: UWGB, Marinette Campus, announces upcoming programs, Eagle Herald, Jan. 23

 

LAX: This Is the Best Cardio Machine in the Gym, According to Research, (based on UWL research), Runner’s World, Jan. 21

LAX: UW-La Crosse Releases Investigations Into Former Professor Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Wisconsin Public Radio, Jan. 22

LAX: This Is the Best Cardio Machine in the Gym, According to Research, (based on UWL research), Men’s Health, Jan. 21

LAX: UW-La Crosse releases investigative reports into former Art Department Chair Joel, News8000.com, Jan. 22

LAX: A pattern of predation: UW-La Crosse professor used power to exploit students, investigators say, La Crosse Tribune, Jan. 22

LAX: UW-La Crosse gymnastics dedicates season to fallen teammate, News8000.com, Jan. 22

 

MAD: Student council, League of Women Voters renew voter registration drive on UW campus, Cap Times, Jan. 23

MAD: UW-Madison celebrates MLK Jr. Day by ‘looking up’ with Dr. Mae C. Jemison, Daily Cardinal, Jan. 23

MAD: There’s a nationwide shortage of poll workers for elections. How Minneapolis is using teenagers to help., Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 23

 

MIL: UWM App Brewery teams with Froedtert to help brain cancer patients, Yahoo Finance, Jan. 22.

MIL: Cause of death of UWM student ruled undetermined, The Journal Times, Jan. 21

MIL: UWM communications prof talks about how Greta Thunberg communicates, Mashable, Jan. 22.

MIL: Man accused of accosting UWM students appears in court, WDJT-TV, Jan. 21

MIL: UWM professor to moderate discussion of gender in sitcoms, Santa Barbara Independent, Jan. 22

MIL: UWM professor talks about accuracy of weather forecasts, WUWM, Jan. 22

MIL: Brain cancer experts hope app developed with UWM will help speed treatment, WUWM, Jan. 22

MIL: Roster of ‘Saturday Night Live’ guests includes UWM alum, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 22

MIL: UWM prepares for major DNC opportunity, WTMJ-TV, Jan. 22

 

OSH: Accolades (UWO graduates mentioned), journalstandard.com, Freeport, Ill., Jan. 22

 

PKS: UW-Parkside Science Night to focus on medical school, Kenosha News, Jan. 22

PKS: ‘Joyland’ is selected Community Read book (Racine Public Library is partnering with UW-Parkside for Community Read), The Journal Times, Jan. 22

PKS: Workshops & Programs (Adventures in Lifelong Learning, “Thai Chi from A to Z” at UW-Parkside), The Journal Times, Jan. 22

 

STO: First female UW-Stout chancellor to focus on communication, community going forward, Daily Cardinal, Jan. 22
STO: Students prepare for medical careers, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 23
STO: Exhibit to examine the difference between image and object, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 23
STO: Explore culinary arts careers at Nicolet open house, Star Journal, Jan. 22
STO: Candidate announces run for 3rd congressional district, WEAU TV 13, Jan. 22
STO: Lush, lavish, lovely, Volume One, Jan. 22

National

Muddied Picture for Defrauded Borrowers Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 22

How Stretching to Pay for College Is Altering Middle Class Life EdSurge, Jan. 22

Iranian Student Denied Entry to U.S. Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 22

By 2020, They Said, 2 Out of 3 Jobs Would Need More Than a High-School Diploma. Were They Right? The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 22

Ed Department Opens New Civil Rights Center Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 22

Fighting suicides in dairy country through ‘farmer angels’ The Washington Post, Jan. 22

Rutgers University names its first black president in 253-year history NBC News, Jan. 22

UC enrolls record number of California students in the fall Los Angeles Times, Jan. 22

Op-Ed: Why We Ended Legacy Admissions at Johns Hopkins The Atlantic, Jan. 22

Op-Ed: Immigration works best when college is affordable Chicago Sun-Times, Jan. 22

Op-Ed: Too few Georgia students fill out critical application for college aid The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jan. 22

 

On Campus

EAU: UWEC chancellor describes actions taken since recent racist incidents, UpNorthNewsWI.com, Jan. 19

EAU: Researchers say it’s time to teach safe sexting (quoting UW-Eau Claire criminal justice professor Justin Patchin), WMTV 15 Madison, Jan. 21

 

GRB: Sound advice from experts on coping with Packers loss Sunday: Suck it up, buttercup | Column (Feat. UW-Green Bay’s Ryan Martin), Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 20

GRB: Renee Richer (of UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus) selected to attend residency, The Daily Press, Jan. 20

GRB: 25th Annual Brown County MLK Celebration Set for Saturday (UW-Green Bay is a sponsor), Fox Valley 365, Jan. 17

GRB: Brown County MLK 2020 Celebration: Poster, essay, poetry contest winners (UW-Green Bay was a sponsor of the event.), Green Bay Press Gazette, Jan. 19

GRB: Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: Physicians’ concert ‘a labor of love’ at UW-Green Bay Weidner Center, wearegreenbay.com, Jan. 19

GRB: Bay hosts public lecture on Wednesday (by UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus’s Renee Richer), The Daily News, Jan. 20

GRB: Manitowoc Treehouse Theater students win national award at Junior Theater Festival Atlanta (All performances take place at UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus), Herald Times Reporter, Jan. 21

GRB: UW-Green Bay’s K12 and Community Relations Program, Local 5 Live, Jan. 21

 

LAX: How to Address Mental Health In the Workplace, (Sociology professor is source), Women’s Day, Jan. 21

LAX: This Is the Best Cardio Machine in the Gym, according to research, (UWL research highlighted), FROM Press, Jan. 22

 

MAD: Mae Jemison talks personal journey leading to space, inspires young women, NBC-15, Jan. 22

MAD: First black woman in space offers message to Madison, WKOW, Jan. 22

MAD: Lifelong support: As autism diagnoses rise, so does the growing need for research, programs focused on adults, Badger Herald, Jan. 22

 

MIL: Once convicted of selling MDMA, UWM grad now studies it as a scientist, The Verge, Jan. 9.

MIL: On MLK Day, UWM works with MPS to encourage future minority teachers in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 20.

MIL: UWM marketing professor predicts phasing out of big department stores, Biz Times Milwaukee Business News, Jan. 20.

MIL: UWM student aiming to make U.S. Olympic speedskating team, Oswego County News Now, Jan. 19.

MIL: UWM political expert weighs in on impeachment trial’s impact in Wisconsin, Fox 6 News, Jan. 20.

MIL: UWM students participate in annual Women’s March, Marquette Wire, Jan. 21.

MIL: Quorum Architects promotes two UWM architecture grads, The Daily Reporter, Jan. 21.

 

OSH: Ex-UWO officials plead guilty, agree to pay fine, Oshkosh Herald, pg. 4, Jan. 22

OSH: Resolve to make difference in new year (column by Chancellor Andrew Leavitt) Oshkosh Herald, pg. 5 , Jan. 22

OSH: Gift to UWO establishes professorship, ($1.9 million gift from Kenneth Grieb), Oshkosh Herald, pg. 5, Jan. 22

OSH: UW Oshkosh MBA students excel, Oshkosh Herald, pg.7 , Jan. 22

OSH: BJ and the Bear Hour 2 (UWO men’s basketball coach Matt Lewis featured), Woodward Radio, Jan. 21.

OSH: Meeting tomorrow’s feeding challenges today, (meeting at UWO Fond du Lac campus), hayandforage.com, Jan. 21.

 

PKS: IN PHOTOS: GEMS Conference 2020 (GEMS Conference was held at UW-Parkside on Jan. 16), The Journal Times, Jan. 21

PKS: Tech contest aims to make Racine into Invention City again, The Journal times, Jan 20

 

RVF: Retired UW-River Falls professor says Iranians ‘don’t have answers’ amid tumult, RiverTowns, Jan. 21.

RVF: Pair of BPHS Grads to Present Research at National Conference, Belle Plaine Herald, Jan. 22

 

STO: In first formal remarks, new chancellor hopes to diversify student population, WQOW TV 18, Jan. 21
STO: UW-Stout chancellor-designate looks for university to tackle future challenges together, Dunn County News, Jan. 21
STO: Incoming UW-Stout chancellor pledges to work with faculty, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 22
STO: Xcel Energy: Helps communities and organizations drive toward an electric vehicle future, Wisconsin Business, Jan. 21
STO: New Presidents or Provosts, Inside Higher Education, Jan. 22

 

STP:  WALTERS COLUMN: Hunting Mississippi and enjoying life at UW-Stevens Point, Portage Daily Register, Jan. 21, 2020

STP: Saving our water: What’s the issue?, Stevens Point News, Jan. 21, 2020

STP: UWSP GSA to host event for undertanding, Stevens Point News, Jan. 21, 2020

STP: Swing is a hit for Apple Valley native on Broadway touring production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, (Danny McHugh is UW-Stevens Point alum) Pioneer Press, Twin Cities.com, Jan. 21, 2020

 

SUP: Local Red Cross leaders weigh in on Fortnite partnership (includes UW-Superior professor of political science Khalil “Haji” Dokhanchi), KBJR 6, Jan. 21

 

WHT: Equity Livestock Awards Scholarship Money to Students, Wisconsin Ag. Connection, Jan. 22

WHT: Questions about student loan debt, HGN News, Jan. 22

WHT: Highlights from ORC19, Global Trading, Jan. 22

WHT: Newsmakers, UW-Whitewater dean’s list, Watertown Daily Times, Jan. 22

WHT: Sign-up open for Effigy Mounds Preserve cleanup, Janesville Gazette, Jan. 21

Top Stories/UW System

UW System presidential search committee will consider non-academic applicants, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 20

UW Presidential Search Committee to allow non-academic applicants, The Badger Herald, Jan. 20

Next UW System President may come from outside academia, Wisconsin Radio Network, Jan. 21

Dairy Innovation Hub supporting investments in robotics technology, WisBusiness, Jan. 20

Senate to vote on funding for UW missing soldiers project, NBC-15, Jan. 21

 

National

U.S. Turns Up the Spotlight on Chinese Universities The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 21

Senate bill would boost spending on Trump administration’s research priorities Science Magazine, Jan. 21

Effects of SNAP Changes Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 21

Textbooks are pricey. So students are getting creative The Washington Post. , Jan. 21

For Provosts, Pressure Over Money Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 21

Think universities are making lots of money from inventions? Think again.** The Hechinger Report, Jan. 21

The student loan debt is $1.6 trillion and people are struggling to pay it down CNN, Jan. 21

‘Getting Out the Count’ Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 21

Universities that boost the poorest students to wealth are becoming harder to afford The Hechinger Report, Jan. 21

Administrators Who Help Keep Students on Track The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 21

UC proposes annual tuition increases over five years to boost predictability, financial aid Los Angeles Times, Jan. 21

Leaders selected in California’s unprecedented searches will help shape future of higher education EdSource, Jan. 21

A goal met: More UNC System students are graduating within 5 years than ever before The News & Observer, Jan. 21

Regents order 5% increase in resident tuition for University of Alaska Anchorage Daily News, Jan. 21

‘It’s scary’: As DACA decision looms, Texas college students worry about their future Austin American-Statesman, Jan. 21

Op-Ed: In a Sharp Downturn, College Can Be a Shock Absorber The New York Times, Jan. 21

Op-Ed: Most States Are Still Shortchanging Higher Education Forbes, Jan. 21

 

On Campus

EAU: How UW-Eau Claire Responded To Racism, Wisconsin Public Radio, Jan. 20

EAU: Hundreds gather to remember Martin Luther King (UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt was among speakers), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 20

EAU: Chippewa Valley honors Martin Luther King Jr. (UW-Eau Claire hosts day of service, participates in remembrance event), WEAU 13 News, Jan. 20

EAU: 25th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (UW-Eau Claire ECLIPSE program was host), WEAU 13 News, Jan. 20

EAU: UWEC students partake in community service on MLK Day, WQOW News 18, Jan. 20

EAU: UW-Eau Claire students give back to the community in honor of MLK Jr., WQOW News 18, Jan. 21

EAU: Is It Time to Teach Teens ‘Safe’ Sexting? (citing research coauthored by UW-Eau Claire criminal justice professor Justin Patchin), PsychCentral, Jan. 20

EAU: Researchers say it’s time to teach safe sexting, WEAU 13 News, Jan. 20

EAU: Student news: Area students named to Dean’s List for fall semester at UW-Eau Claire, Sun Prairie Star, Jan. 20

EAU: Colleges announce fall semester honors (including UW-Eau Claire fall dean’s list), Lodi Enterprise, Jan. 20

EAU: Chamber orchestra, writers guild present family concert (UW-Eau Claire piano faculty Lori Cruciani and William Whipple to be featured), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 19

EAU: Phippen shines light on flute recordings he found in a tote box (quoting UW-Eau Claire music professor emeritus Ivar Lunde), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 19

EAU: Briefcase 1/19/20: Financial health will be topic of Jan. 29 gathering (UW-Eau Claire finance professor Mark Alfuth to present workshop), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 19

EAU: DeForest students make UW-Eau Claire dean’s list, DeForest Times-Tribune, Jan. 17

 

LAX: DNR seeking nominations for Hunter Ethics Award, (retired UWL biology professor helped establish the award), The Baldwin Bulletin, Jan. 18

LAX: Scholarships for students who pursue safety and health degrees, (scholarship is available to UWL students), News8000.com, Jan. 20, News8000.com

LAX: Valley Stewardship Network to host Conservation on Tap Feb. 12, (speaker is UWL professor emeritus), Vernon County Broadcaster, Jan. 20

 

MAD: UW-Madison, retired botany professor at odds over sexual harassment investigation, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 21

MAD: Female-targeted advertising, UW-Madison drinking culture factors in high female alcohol death rates, WKOW, Jan. 21

MAD: After over 5,600 NetID accounts hacked, UW-Madison moves to implement third factor of authentication, Daily Cardinal, Jan. 21

MAD: UW-Madison professors create revolutionary GPS device to help surgeons find breast cancer tumors during removal, Wisc-TV, Jan. 21

MAD: Houseplants become more active as days get longer, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 21

MAD: When gamers on YouTube need help making videos, they turn to this University of Wisconsin grad, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 21

 

MIL: UWM professor warns of record-high lake levels, WTMJ-4 Milwaukee, Jan. 16.

MIL: UWM research cited in story about women in CEO roles, MarketWatch, Jan. 16.

MIL: Late Cayman Islands journalist hailed from UWM, Cayman Compass, Jan. 15.

MIL: UWM engineering experts explore uses of microgrids, WUWM 89.7, Jan. 17.

MIL: UWM scientist examines strange ice circles on Wisconsin lake, WISN 12, Jan. 16.

MIL: UWM at Washington County prof discusses the philosophy of ‘Star Wars’, WUWM 98.7, Jan. 16.

MIL: UWM School of Architecture unveils exhibit for new neighborhood, WTMJ-TV, Jan. 16.

MIL: UWM gender pronouns guide cited in appeals court case, Associated Press, Jan. 17.

MIL: UWM senior water policy fellow discusses climate change impact on Great Lakes, WBEZ-FM, Chicago, Jan. 16.

 

OSH: UWO to review available degrees, WHBY Radio, Jan. 19

OSH: Website ranks local nursing programs, WHBY Radio, Jan. 17

OSH: App helps students and staff at UW-Oshkosh feel safe, KISS FM Green Bay, Jan. 17

OSH: UWO enrollment expected to decline, WHBY Radio, Jan. 17

OSH: App helps students and staff at UW-Oshkosh feel safe, WHBY Radio Appleton, Jan. 17

 

PKS: Winterim students investigate “death scene” at UW-Parkside, Kenosha News, Jan. 18

PKS: UW-Parkside Science Night Returns for Spring 2020, Racine County Eye, Jan. 17

PKS: Midwest CBD’s hemp farming from field to capsule and oil (Andrews attended the seminar at UW-Parkside for prospective growers), Kenosha News, Jan. 19

PKS: Foundation awards over $49,000 in grants from its Field of Interest Funds (Fresh Inc. Music Festival for Emerging Composers and Musicians, which is held at UWP and organized by Fifth House Ensemble, is among the grant recipients), Kenosha News, Jan. 20

 

PLT: UW-P instructor putting SW Wisconsin on (Google’s) map, Telegraph Herald, Jan. 20

 

RVF: Economist expects little short-term corn & soybean impact from China deal, Brownfield Ag News, Jan. 20.

RVF: UW-River Falls forage team earns top national honors, RiverTowns, Jan. 19.

RVF: Inclusiveness On Campus: UW-River Falls’ Crystal Lanning, Athletic DirectorU, Jan. 19.

RVF: UWRF Dean tells what international students think of region, Baldwin Bulletin, Jan. 17.

 

STO: REACH President and CEO to retire at the end of March, WEAU TV 13, Jan. 20
STO: Local Notebook, Post Bulletin, Jan. 21
STO: 2020 Microtunneling Achievement Award winners announced, Tunnel Business Magazine, , Jan. 17
STO: Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance event returns to Eau Claire, WEAU TV 13,  Jan. 19
STO: Chippewa Valley honors Martin Luther King Jr., WEAU TV 13, Jan. 20
STO: Portraits, vessels spotlighted in Tower View shows, Rivertowns, Jan. 19
STO: Red Cross: Critical type O blood shortage, WEAU TV 13, Jan. 20
STO: 2020 Queen of Snows candidates, St. Paul Winter Carnival, Jan. 19
STO: 2020 St. Paul Winter Carnival Queen of Snows candidates,  Pioneer Press, Jan. 19
STO: Around Town Briefs, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 19
STO: From Our Files, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 19

 

STP: In ‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ actor David Daniel gets everyone in on the act, Madison.com, Jan. 18

STP: Portage seeks public input on Silver Lake water quality, Portage Daily Register, Jan. 17

 

WHT: County Lines: A brief look at new and events in Western Kenosha County. Kenosha News. Jan. 18.

WHT: Stolen Sisters exhibit set at Crossman Gallery Jan. 30 to Feb. 29. The Daily Jefferson County Union. Jan. 17.

WHT: Keep winters chill away with music by guest artists, faculty concerts at UW-W. The Daily Jefferson County Union. Jan. 17.

WHT: UW-Whitewater student eligible for expungement after probation. The Janesville Gazette. Jan. 17.

WHT: Yelk-Miller wedding. The Lodi Enterprise. Jan. 20.

WHT: Wardall named to UW-Whitewater Deans List. Merrill Foto News. Jan. 20.

WHT: Colleges announce fall semester honors. The Lodi Enterprise. Jan. 20.

WHT: College Notes, Jan. 23. The Courier. Jan. 210.

WHT: Frozen rivers, the census, and an update on ex-Jefferson Cop. Daily Jefferson County Union. Jan. 21.

WHT: Beginner painting class offers more than tips and techniques. Door County Pulse. Jan. 17.

WHT: Mia Artman on Deans List. BCR News. Jan. 17.

WHT: Education Briefs 1-15. The Mendota Reader. Jan. 15.

WHT: Kohler native publishes inspiring book about his adventures, adversities, and achievements as a wheelchair user pursuing a passion for sports.  Kohler News. Jan. 17.

National

Elizabeth Warren’s ambitious plan to bypass Congress and erase America’s student debt, explained Vox, Jan. 17

Former Students of Defunct ITT Tech Receive $95.1 Million Loan Relief Wall Street Journal, Jan. 17

Moody’s: Slow Student Loan Repayment Driving High Balances, Bringing Social, Credit Implications Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 17

Colleges struggle to serve millions of dropouts. Have these men cracked the code? Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 17

Protecting Faith-Based Colleges Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 17

Is Sci-Hub Safe? Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 17

Department of Energy moves carefully on assessing foreign research collaborations Science Magazine, Jan. 17

Last year, Washington lawmakers made college free for some. This year, they want to make it more accessible. The Seattle Times, Jan. 17

 

State

SWIB says ‘core fund’ grew 19.9%, ‘variable fund’ 28.6% in 2019 in good news for state pension system, AP, Jan. 17

 

On Campus

EAU: Turn of the decade: Forward thinking on Eau Claire’s next 10 years (video includes UW-Eau Claire current and emeriti faculty Aba Mbirika and Brady Foust, and alumni Vicki Hoehn and Sarah Jayne Johnson), Jan. 15

EAU: Ex-Case star battled for championships. Now he faces new challenges: cancer and kidney failure (featuring UW-Eau Claire alum Johnny Washington), Racine Journal Times, Jan. 15

EAU: FAU Researcher Says We Should Teach Teens “Safe Sexting” (featuring published research coauthored by UW-Eau Claire criminal justice professor Justin Patchin), Miami New Times, Jan. 16

 

GRB: UW-Green Bay Prepares for 50th Jazz Fest!, Green Bay News Network, Jan. 16

GRB: WI – UW-Green Bay Professor Emeritus Hallet J. ‘Bud’ Harris honored by Wisconsin Academy, Coastal News Today, Jan. 16

 

LAX: La Crosse residents express concerns about pedestrians, bicyclist safety, (one safety concern is intersection UWL students use), News8000.com, Jan. 16

 

MAD: UW-Madison grad’s emotional commencement speech goes viral: ‘We’re gonna teach ’em how to say goodbye.’, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 17

MAD: Better late than never: Lake Mendota declared officially frozen, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 17

MAD: We’re trying to keep the Galapagos pristine. That might destroy them., Washington Post, Jan. 17

MAD: Study: Madison city with the best work-life balance in the country, NBC-15, Jan. 17

 

MIL: “My history is Milwaukee’s history”: Retired UWM dance professor reflects on a rich career, Milwaukee Magazine, Jan. 16.

MIL: UWM film students contribute to new 2nd Street public mural, Milwaukee Independent, Jan. 16.

MIL: Chris Gallagher, UWM alum and renowned housing developer, dies, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 15.

 

OSH: UWO GO provides new safe ride option for Oshkosh students, WBAY, Jan. 16

OSH: Aurora donates emergency kits for UW Oshkosh, Oshkosh Herald, pg. 23, Jan. 16
OSH: SafeRide adjusts with times and technology (UWO joins effort), Oshkosh Herald, pg. 10, Jan. 16
OSH: Oregon Street facility to turn poisons into lifesavers (UWO mentioned as educational partner), Oshkosh Herald, pg. 1 and 19, Jan. 16
OSH: Community’s education, public leaders look ahead (UWO Chancellor Leavitt on panel), Oshkosh Herald, pg. 3, Jan. 16

 

PKS: Female artists featured in exhibits at MCC galleries (Lisa Marie Barber’s “Girls” exhibit will be hosted; Barber is a full-time professor at UW-Parkside), The Daily Herald, Jan. 16

PKS: Iconic Kenosha businessman Ralph Tenuta dies (Tenuta was instrumental in establishing UW-Parkside, served as president of UW-Parkside Benevolent Foundation), Kenosha News, Jan. 16

PKS: Racine Symphony Orchestra Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant (The grant will support two concerts, the first of which will be held at UW-Parkside’s Bedford Concert Hall), Racine County Eye, Jan. 16

 

PLT: The Big Cheese: Mineral Point company unveils 20-year-old cheddar at $209/lb., Telegraph Herald, Jan. 17

PLT: UW-Baraboo commission limits newest member’s term, but doesn’t put limit in bylaws, Baraboo News Republic, Jan. 17

 

RVF: Disappearing ice impacts Inuit villagers and all humanity, RiverTowns, Jan. 16.

 

STO: Prepared for careers in health care, Dunn County News, Jan. 15
STO: EC businessman running for 3rd District Congressional seat, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 15
STO: Andersen excited, confident about coaching changes, Herald Journal, Jan. 16

 

SUP: Swenson Family donates $1.5 to UWS Research Program, Fox 21, Jan. 16

 

WHT: Violinist Returns Lowell-Built Violin ‘Home’ to Play at MCC, Patch.com, Jan. 16
WHT: Student Spotlight: Chamomile Harrison, Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, Jan. 16
WHT: Special Ed teacher Alyssa Bohm, crowned Miss Wisconsin 2019, promotes inclusivity, Chalkboard Champions, Jan. 16
WHT: Frank Burns, Beverly native who coached U.S. Paralympic basketball team to gold, dead at 67, Chicago Sun, Jan. 16

UW System/Top Stories

Voting along party lines, Assembly fails veto override of reduced training for nursing assistants, Ashland Daily Press, Jan. 16

WisEye Morning Minute: Wisconsin’s Dairy Innovation Hub, Chippewa Herald, Jan. 16

Former UW-Oshkosh administrators fined $75500 in felony misconduct case, Wausau Daily Herald, Jan. 16

 

National

Science and engineering report shows continued loss of U.S. dominance The Washington Post, Jan. 16

NSF rolls out huge makeover of science statistics Science Magazine, Jan. 16

Report: Universities Must Cultivate Race-Conscious Policies to Address Historical Inequities Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Jan. 16

IRS provides tax relief for those with discharged student loans The Hill, Jan. 16

Can free college work at 4-year colleges? Early examples offer clues Education Dive, Jan. 16

Many Nonprofit College Programs Would Fail Gainful Test Inside Higher Ed, Jan. 16

U.S. Antitrust Chief Signals Skepticism of NCAA in Athlete Pay Fight The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 16

Op-Ed: Michigan’s three research universities fight the opioid crisis The Detroit News, Jan. 16

Op-Ed: How universities must adapt to train future leaders World Economic Forum, Jan. 16

 

On Campus

EAU: Events scheduled to honor MLK (UW-Eau Claire sponsoring campus and community events), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 15

EAU: UW-EC group discusses ‘How To Be An Antiracist,’ Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, Jan. 15

EAU: Safe-sexting advice could help keep teens safe online (featuring published research coauthored by UW-Eau Claire criminal justice professor Justin Patchin), Reuters UK and 20 other sources, Jan. 15

EAU: It’s 2020: Time to Teach Teens ‘Safe’ Sexting, Newswise Jan. 15

EAU: How to teach your teenagers to SEXT safely, DailyMail.com and two other sources, Jan. 15

EAU: Indian-origin researcher tells teens how to do ‘safe’ sexting, India New England News and two other sources, Jan. 15

EAU: Scientists give 10 tips to help teenagers to SEXT safely, LongRoom News, Jan. 15

 

GRB: Area physicians ready to perform, raise money for charity at annual ‘Doctors in Recital’ at UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center, wearegreenbay.com, Jan. 15

GRB: Some Wisconsin Schools Are Finding It Difficult To Hire Social Workers To Help Kids (Current requirements call for certification through programs such as the one at UW-Green Bay), WPR, Jan. 15

GRB: STEM synergies (NEW UW-GREEN BAY CENTER UNITES PARTNERS AROUND EDUCATION EFFORTS), Insight on Business, Jan. 16

 

LAX: ‘Rise of the Warriors’ Local book explores evolution of football program, (author is an alum), The Caledonia Argus, Jan. 15

LAX: Political battle heats up surrounding Wisconsin voter purge case, (UWL professor emeritus is source), News8000.com, Jan. 15

 

MAD: Jo Handelsman on the Surprising News That the Earth is Running Out of Dirt, Alda Communication Training, Jan. 16

MAD: What Are PFAS And Why Are They A Problem?, Wiscontext, Jan. 16

MAD: LGBTQ medical textbook aims to bridge gap, NBC-15, Jan. 16

MAD: Patient who sued UW doctor for sexual exploitation, negligence gets settlement, Wisconsin State Journal, Jan. 16

MAD: Good news: USDA scientists are recalculating calorie counts, New Food Economy, Jan. 16

MAD: Brain Parasite Strips Rodents of Fears of Felines—and So Much More, Smithsonian Magazine, Jan. 16

 

MIL: UWM offers architecture teaching fellowship for 2020-21 year, Archinect Jobs, Jan. 15.

MIL: UWM one of only 3 Wisconsin schools to offer social work licensing program, Wisconsin Public Radio, Jan. 15

 

PKS: SCJ donation helps GEMS conference empower young girls (Event at UW-Parkside on Jan. 16), The Journal Times, Jan. 16

PKS: Milwaukee meets Trump with huge protest (UW-Parkside Students for a Democratic Society among those protesting), FightBackNews, Jan. 15

 

OSH: Two former UW-Oshkosh officials sentenced for misconduct, NBC26, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh leaders convicted, sentenced in foundation scandal, FOX 11, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UWO leaders sentenced for scandal, WHBY, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh officials ordered to pay restitution, WPR, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh executives reach plea deal, Local 5/wearegreenbay.com, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh leaders fined in foundation scandal, WTAQ Radio, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-O Chancellor, Vice Chancellor ordered to pay over $70K in fines, restitution, KFIZ, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh administrators fined in misconduct case, Sunny 97.7/WFDL, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh administrators fined in misconduct case, Channel 3000, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW Oshkosh officials plead guilty, agree to pay fine, restitution to settle foundation case, Oshkosh Examiner, Jan. 16

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh leaders fined in foundation scandal, WIXX 101, Jan. 16.

OSH: Former UW-Oshkosh officials ordered to pay $75,455 in fines, restitution, WMTV/NBC 15, Jan. 16

 

PLT: State Supreme Court candidate to speak in Richland Center, SWNews4U, Jan. 15

PLT: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Doobie Brothers have key central Illinois connection (Graduate of UW-Platteville), Journal Star, Jan. 15

PLT: Despite some objections, council opens more Platteville roads to ATVs, UTVs, Telegraph Herald, Jan. 15

 

RVF: UW-River Falls event aims to lift veil on poverty through simulation, RiverTowns, Jan. 15.

RVF: Naperville People in the News, Chicago Tribune, Jan. 14.

 

STO: Events scheduled to honor MLK, Leader-Telegram, Jan. 15
STO: Latest Marquette Poll shows Wisconsinites’ opinions on Iran, presidential primary, WQOW TV 18, Jan. 15
STO: Bodie Reeder named new offensive coordinator at Utah State, KTVX TV 4, Jan. 15
STO: Utah State hires Bodie Reeder as new offensive coordinator, Deseret News, Jan. 15
STO: “Special Teams University” helping football players at every level, WEAU TV 13, Jan. 15

 

STP: With tech jobs reported as best in nation, Central Wisconsin is ripe for talent (Professor and chair Tim Krause, computing and new media technology, and Assistant Director of Career Services Sue Kissinger interviewed), WSAW, Jan. 15

STP: Political science experts weigh in on what impeachment could mean for Pres. Trump, (Professor Emeritus Ed Miller, political science, interviewed), WSAW, Jan. 15

STP: Digging deeper: Second Amendment sanctuaries, (Professor Emeritus Ed Miller, political science, interviewed), WAOW, Jan. 15

STP: UWSP at Wausau to host U.S.-China trade discussion, Wausau Pilot and Review, Jan. 15

 

SUP: UW-Superior Foundation receives $1.5 million gift from Swenson Family Foundation, Business North, Jan. 15

SUP: UWS receives $1.5 million donation from Swenson Family Foundation, B 105, Jan. 15

SUP: UW-Superior receives $1.5 million gift for summer fellowships, Duluth News Tribune, Jan. 15

SUP: UWS Marcovich Wellness Center hosts Kid’s Day Off January 20, Kool 101.7, Jan. 15

 

WHT: These Are The 50 Best Online MBA Programs In America For 2020, CEO World Magazine, Jan. 16
WHT: Video Game Events in Wisconsin: A 2020 Calendar, Filament Games, Jan. 15
WHT: Whitewater seniors to hear history lectures with Dr. Haney, Daily Jefferson County Union, Jan. 15