September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
Adam Spencer, a Ph.D. Candidate at the UW-Madison School of Business, using Google Glass. Photo: University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been experimenting with implementing Google Glass technology in the classroom, though some educational experts caution against embracing a piece of technology they say could become a "thousand-dollar pencil."
September 22, 2014 - 4:15pm
School gardens have become increasingly popular across the state, but one high school in southwest Wisconsin is taking its school garden to the next level by raising chickens, which will eventually be served to students in the school's cafeteria.
September 18, 2014 - 9:50pm
UW-Madison students on Bascom Hill. Photo: Joel Rivlin (CC-BY).
University of Wisconsin System campuses will begin issuing free voter ID cards to students next week in response to a court's decision to reinstate the Voter ID law.
September 18, 2014 - 7:35pm
Lawrence University in Appleton has received its largest donation in the school's long history.
September 16, 2014 - 9:35pm
Shorewood High School outside of Milwaukee, which "exceeded expectations" according to this year's report card. Photo: James Callan (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The majority of Wisconsin public schools meet or exceed expectations for student achievement, according to report cards released on Tuesday by the Department of Public Instruction.
September 15, 2014 - 12:00pm
Goodhue Hall, headquarters for campus police services on the UW-Whitewater campus. Photo: Sean Kirkby/WCIJ.
Students who are caught selling drugs on UW campuses often face a choice: Either face full criminal charges and a possible conviction, or become a confidential informant to help bust other dealers.
September 9, 2014 - 3:45pm
This Wisconsin Chapter of the American Cancer Society is pushing for state legislation that requires more physical education for elementary students, following the society’s prediction that obesity could one day overtake tobacco as the leading cause of cancer.
September 8, 2014 - 4:45pm
UW System President Ray Cross speaks to Milwaukee community leaders in March. Photo: crfsproject (CC-BY-NC-SA).
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is reaching out to business leaders in the state to help focus his goals as he enters his first new academic year as head of the system.
September 8, 2014 - 4:15pm
Sen. Tammy Baldwin paying a visit to Gateway Technical College's SC Johnson iMET Center. Photo: Gateway Technical College (CC-BY-ND).
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., plans to introduce two bills in Congress this week to help technical college students access financial aid.
September 4, 2014 - 12:30pm
Cabbage being prepared for fermentation into sauerkraut. Photo: Julia Frost (CC-BY-NC).
As the winemaking and craft brewing industries grow at breakneck speed in the state, University of Wisconsin campuses in Madison and Milwaukee are planning to launch undergraduate certificate programs in fermentation for students with a taste both for science and entrepreneurialism.