May 22, 2014 - 5:45pm
Old Main, one of the central buildings at UW-Superior. Photo: Martin LaBar (CC-BY-NC).
University of Wisconsin-Superior has suspended almost half of its 15 graduate programs as part of an effort to alleviate its annual structural deficit of $2.5 million.
May 20, 2014 - 5:15pm
UW System President Ray Cross. Photo courtesy of Ray Cross.
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross said that he'll seek the biggest increase in financial aid funds in the system's history in the next biennium budget, as part of an effort to increase diversity at the university.
May 15, 2014 - 4:45pm
University of Wisconsin-Superior has given its entire custodial and grounds crew staff “at risk” letters, saying they may be laid off and have their jobs outsourced.
May 9, 2014 - 5:30pm
All 12 UW two-year campuses are on the contract with the Nebraska Book Company. Photo: Aaron Brown (CC-BY-NC).
Most University of Wisconsin two-year campuses and one four-year campus, UW-Superior, are outsourcing their bookstores to the Nebraska Book Company.
May 6, 2014 - 4:45pm
University of Wisconsin institutions would have to justify fund balances that get too high, but they'd be allowed to run their balances down to zero, under a plan approved by lawmakers.
May 5, 2014 - 11:45am
Rachel Crowl takes a picture of Lawrence University senior Taylor Tomaszewski. Photo: Steve Olson
With ubiquitous social media and searches available to every potential employer, job-seekers need to think about more than just their resume. Colleges and universities are helping soon-to-be graduates manage their online profiles and put their best face forward.
May 5, 2014 - 11:15am
Dane County is starting a program to ensure by the year 2020, 80 percent of 4-year olds will be ready for kindergarten. Right now only 60 percent are.
May 5, 2014 - 10:45am
Vince Schmuki wore a shirt at the State Republican Convention expressing his displeasure with State Sen. Luther Olsen of Ripon. Delegates defeated a resolution that would have condemned Olsen for his support of the Common Core education standards. Photo: Shawn Johnson / WPR
Delegates at the Republican State Convention defeated a resolution that was aimed at condemning two GOP state lawmakers for their support of Common Core education standards.
April 29, 2014 - 1:45pm
Attendees at the Young Americans For Liberty convention in Madison, April 2014. Photo: Galen Druke / WPR
In the years since 2008, when millennials were credited with helping to put President Obama in office, enthusiasm for national politics among youth has waned. A recent Pew Poll showed that 50 percent of millennials don't affiliate with any party. One libertarian group, Young Americans for Liberty,...
April 24, 2014 - 4:15pm
Above, UW System President Ray Cross. Photo: Ray Cross (CC-BY-NC)
In the wake of last year's debacle over the University of Wisconsin's finances, a new plan for how the UW will report its reserves has been been unanimously approved by the Legislature's audit committee.