UW System/Top Stories

For technical school faculty, ‘overload’ pay adds extra hours and extra money, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 6



Op-Ed: Common Sense on Colleges and Work-Force Development Inside Higher Ed, July 8
Alaska Faces Budget Fight Over State University Cuts** The Wall Street Journal, July 8

Higher Education Has Become a Partisan Issue The Atlantic, July 8

Brewing Battle Over Pell Grants Inside Higher Ed, July 8

Trump Presses for Census Citizenship Question Inside Higher Ed, July 8

2020 Democrats Klobuchar and Inslee unveil education plans ahead of summit CNN, July 8
Warren and Sanders say canceling student debt could help close the racial wealth gap for families. This startling graph shows they might be right. Business Insider, July 8

‘I Kind of Redeemed Myself’—College Programs Aim to Shift the Odds for Prison Inmates The Wall Street Journal, July 8

Texas 10% policy didn’t expand number of high schools feeding students to top universities The Hechinger Report, July 8

A Question of Authority Inside Higher Ed, July 8

Op-Ed: Providing prisoners with expanded access to higher education is the smart thing to do The Hill, July 8

On Campus

EAU: When Running For President, Music Matters: A History Of Campaign Trail Tunes (interview with Eric Kasper, UW-Eau Claire associate professor of political science), Texas Public Radio, July 5

EAU: UW-EC’s new science hall will be a reality (quoting UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt), Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, July 4

EAU: Students spend summer conducting research in Galapagos Islands (Hendrix College professor who facilitated research trip is UW-Eau Claire alum Adam Schneider), Log Cabin Democrat

EAU: Experienced reporter joins Capital Newspapers (reporter is UW-Eau Claire alum Bridget Cooke), Baraboo News Republic, July 4

EAU: UW-Eau Claire program providing gift baskets for low-income students, WQOW News 18, July 3

EAU: Eau Claire Native Nick Poss Was Raised With Music, and Now He’s Schooling a New Generation (Poss is a UW-Eau Claire alum), Chippewa Valley Family, July 3


LAX: Grants were awarded to Local organizations that help better the lives women and girls (One of the grant winners was UW-La Crosse’s Self Sufficiency Program, which is a pre-college program designed for adults who want to go back to school.), WXOW, July 3
LAX: Western Technical College officials discuss partnership with Chinese university
(Representatives from the Wisconsin Technical College System and the UW System have met.), La Crosse Tribune, July 5

LAX: Why so many Democratic presidential candidates? (UWL political analyst Anthony Chergosky says the number of candidates often relates to expanding the conversation.), WXOW, July 7


MAD: UW loses in public records lawsuit, must pay back $40K in attorney fees or appeal, Wisconsin State Journal, July 8

MAD: This spray-on nanofiber ‘skin’ may revolutionize wound care, Fast Company, July 8

MAD: Cool Factor, Natural History Magazine, July 8

MAD: Simple ‘smart’ glass can tell images apart without needing power Daily Mail Online, July 8

MAD: AI made from a sheet of glass can recognise numbers just by looking, New Scientist, July 8

MAD: UW to launch first study of cell therapy for kidney transplant complication, Wisconsin State Journal, July 8

MAD: Sleep headband could cut down sleep times, make rest more efficient, Wisconsin State Journal, July 8

MAD: Economic Impact of Crisis Felt by Ag and Dairy Lenders, AP, July 8


MIL: UWM political scientist talks about Democratic contenders connecting over beer, The Hill

MIL: Mone says UWM among Wisconsin’s greatest assets, WUWM, July 5

MIL: Freshwater Sciences dean talks about autonomous boats, WUWM, July 5

MIL: E. coli closes beach; Freshwater Sciences research shows why, WISN-TV, July 5

MIL: UWM grad among those making splash in professional baseball, Milwaukee Magazine, July 5

MIL: UWM scholar talks about entrepreneurs-in-residence programs, Tech Transfer Central, July 5

MIL: UWM grad chosen for major league baseball Futures Game, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 5

MIL: UWM riding class part of changing face of Harley-Davidson, Canada MotoGuide, July 5


OSH: Grove’s Fruth find joy in everything she does, My Racing County, July 8

OSH: Door County Land Trust and UW Oshkosh restore Ephraim wetlands, Door County Daily News, July 8

OSH: Investors agree to buy and renovate former Menasha City Hall for use as restaurant, office space, Post Crescent, July 3

OSH: Gordon tabbed to lead Central Baptist soccer program, VSN, July 8


PKS: Miss Bristol contestants announced, Kenosha News, July 8

PKS: Gerald Meerschaert’s long road to the UFC, Journal Times, July 8

PKS: UW-Parkside Announces Contract Extension for AD Andrew Gavin, Journal Times, July 8


RVF: JBS a big winner in USDA trade war relief contracts, Wisconsin State Farmer, July 8

RVF: Wisconsin Farmland Prices Increase Due To Steady Demand, Less Land For Sale, Wisconsin Public Radio News, July 8

RVF:  Brux column: The Economics of the 2020 Presidential Debates, Part I, River Falls Journal, July 8


STO: UW-EC’s new science hall will be a reality (UW-Stout will receive $35 million for remodeling South Hall.), Leader-Telegram, July 5
STO: UW-Stout: Chancellor Meyer statement on budget signing, WisPolitics, July 5

STO: Panel: Water quality an issue that affects everyone (UW-Stout LAKES REU students learn about water quality.), Country Today, July 8
STO: Thousands attend Drum Corps International show (The show was held at UW-Stout’s Williams Stadium.), WQOW TV 18, July 7
STO: Fern is new Amery Athletic Director, Dean of Students (Jeff Fern is a UW-Stout alumnus.), Amery Free Press, July 4
STO: 2019 mobility aids and transportation equipment market development, trends, industry analysis, growth, status, and forecast 2023, Market Research Gazette, July 4

STO: Central High School lists scholarships, honors (A listing of student scholarships, including those from UW-Stout.) Kenosha News, July 4
STO: Seven will compete for River Falls Ambassadors (Rachael Rahn is a lab assistant at the UW-Stout summer engineering camp.), River Falls Journal, July 5
STO: Menomonie man wanted to ‘keep our country safe’ (Justin Utpadel works as the UW-Stout facilities director.), Leader-Telegram, July 5
STO: Dunn County approves jail booking fee (UW-Stout’s Carrie Acklin comments on the fee.), Leader-Telegram, July 5