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n Four Kenosha residents completed degree requirements at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in December. Commencement ceremonies were held at the La Crosse Center on Dec. 17. Rebecca Hawkins earned a B.S. degree in women's studies; Tyler Lundy earned an associate's degree; Mary ...
BURLINGTON, Wis. — When John Pum departed on a recruiting trip to the University of Minnesota in November, he didn't pack up the family car for a taxing 350-mile journey. Instead, the Catholic Central High School senior headed out to Burlington Municipal Airport with his father, Aaron Pum.

UW-Green Bay and St. Norbert College have begun fielding more requests from students wanting to bring an emotional support animal to campus. ... So, I'll pretty much take a nap almost with her on my back and I'll wake up feeling good," said Okhuysen, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has joined the growing list of colleges that now offer free tuition to certain students. Called "Bucky's Tuition Promise," the program will cover four years of tuition and fees for in-state students whose family's annual household adjusted gross income is $56,000 or less.
MADISON — The U.S. Navy has awarded a team of computer science researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison over $6 million to ...
An outside view of Bascom Hall on the campus of the University of Wisconsin in ... University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for ... Tony Evers and Wisconsin Technical College System Board President Mark ... Colleges and Universities · University of Wisconsin-Madison ...

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents adopted sweeping ... that clear the way for non-academics to lead the state's colleges.
Wisconsin outside linebackers Andrew Van Ginkel (left) and Garret ... it's off to the NFL, and back to the drawing board for their college team.
Wisconsin began putting more emphasis on ACT tests two years ago, ... to enroll in many colleges, not every high school graduate goes to college. ... UW system colleges or universities were required to take remedial math.
Wisconsin may not have been at full strength, but this was still a ... After playing Iowa Central Community College and Saint Louis University, ...
Others, like Tim Slekar, dean of the Edgewood College School of Education, ... Views from higher education ... according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. ... Morna Foy, president of the Wisconsin Technical College System, said technical colleges offer short-term ...
As for Wo-Zha-Wa Days held in Wisconsin Dells, Kaylin will perform in the ... One way or another, she plans to pursue a college degree -- with the only ... Kaylin is considering colleges in Nashville, possibly pursuing careers in ...
(WEAU)- A local university has a new game plan to fill a nursing deficit across ... the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UW-Eau Claire. ... Currently, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has to turn away ...
The majority of households in northern Wisconsin get their food from a diversity of sources and purchase food directly from farmers, according to the most recent Northland College Public Opinion Poll. "The results show a northern culture of supporting ...
Wisconsin forward Luke Kunin, who had 22 goals this season for the resurgent Badgers, has decided to give up his final two years of collegiate eligibility to sign with the Minnesota Wild.
OSHKOSH - University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Provost Lane Earns will retire this summer and move to Massachusetts with his wife, Franca Barricelli, who is also leaving her post as associate dean, the university announced Thursday. The move brings the ...
President Donald Trump may have won a close contest in Wisconsin last fall, but only 41% of registered voters here approve of the way he's handling his job, according to Wednesday's Marquette University Law School Poll. "No honeymoon at all," said poll ...

The average four-year college student in Wisconsin graduates $29,460 in the red, according to the nonprofit Institute for College Access and Success. Cathy Sandeen, chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and Extension, said that figure places ...
Monsanto has donated a $10 million biotechnology research facility in Middleton, Wisconsin, to the University of Wisconsin, Madison, College of Agriculture. The facility, originally opened in 1982, features 20 greenhouses, 15,000 square feet of ...
An official from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities said Grothman got the issue "upside down," because most research shows tuition grants should be "front-loaded" to benefit students when they first enter post-secondary education.
A Catholic university in suburban Philadelphia has named a Wisconsin college president as its new president. Neumann University announced Tuesday that Chris Domes, current president of Silver Lake College, will take over in July. Longtime president ...
At the University of Wisconsin Colleges, we believe the idea that there's only one path to college is antiquated.
President Donald Trump's federal budget proposal would precipitously cut our country's annual investment in research. It would slash $5.8 billion (nearly 20 percent) of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and cut the National Science ...
A Wisconsin College Town is considering banning "All you can drink" specials at bars. A city council member in La Crosse came up with the proposal.
This database does not include payments to UW-Madison coaches that come from the University of Wisconsin Foundation.
Wisconsin women's hockey goes for its fifth national championship on Sunday, facing off with Clarkson in St. Charles, Mo.
Wisconsin and Minnesota will compete in the 2017 NCAA Women's Frozen Four semifinals on Friday, with the winners meeting Sunday in the finals.
The study by the HOPE Lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison drew on information from 33,000 students at 70 community colleges in 24 states, including UW Colleges and Chippewa Valley, Milwaukee Area and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical Colleges.
UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow tells Wisconsin Watchdog that the university, on advice from University of Wisconsin System legal staff, has offered Dearman her job back. But the chancellor asserts that the employee was originally let go for making ...
Temporary construction fences mark the start of a renovation project at UW-Madison's Witte Residence Hall. The project will add an 11th floor to the dorm and connect its two towers -- an idea that came from a group of UW-Madison civil and environmental ...
College athletics rake in the big bucks so it's no surprise that, for 2016, the upper echelon of the University of Wisconsin System's top paid employees worked in the athletic department. In 2016, the four highest-earning employees are, again, all ...
Recent Stanford University graduate Bob Harlow has returned to his native Wisconsin to mount a run for governor as a Democrat.
Albert McLay has been posting rankings of college men's basketball teams this season on another blog, Badger Bracketology, and she has also used her knowledge of math models and sports analytics to predict the field in the College Football Playoff.
MADISON, Wis. - The No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers women's hockey team earned a berth into their 10th Frozen Four Saturday with a 7-0 win over No.
Look back at all the excitement from the track as the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and North Central College share the 2017 DIII Men's Indoor Track & Field Championship. March 11, 2017 (5:15) ...
Kammerchor, Concordia University Wisconsin's select touring choir, will be singing a concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 13 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Edmond as part of their 2017 spring tour.
Our state has first-class public and private universities pushing the boundaries of thought and science. They attract ... Yet through more than six months of reporting in the Degrees of Debt series, USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin journalists have ...
As the quarterback of the Greatest College Hockey Power Play Ever (GCHPPE), Craig Norwich considered leaving the Wisconsin program over Christmas of his sophomore season because of his inability to communicate with an interim head coach, ...
RIVERTON, Wyo. - University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols visited Wind River Indian Reservation schools this week as part of an outreach effort to promote new programs available for American Indian students attending UW.
In announcing the selection, District Board Chairperson Betty Bruski Mallek noted that Mondeik is the quintessential technical college leader. "Shelly Mondeik is herself a Wisconsin technical college graduate. She started her career in the private sector.
"Higher education is a great investment in yourself, but you need to take a long, hard look at the degree, cost and the plan because there are a lot of variables," said Weiss, who works for the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. In ...
Student advocates who pushed for the change say it's a way for UW-Madison to better meet the needs of low-income students.
Agreements between a handful of physicians from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin have been in place since 2008. Under the current agreement, which has been in place since 2012, physicians provide ...
NPR's Michel Martin joins Wisconsin Public Radio for a night of conversation and entertainment to discuss the purpose of college in 2017.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's latest two-year budget proposal has been received relatively warmly by higher education leaders, considering it calls for continuing to freeze tuition and then cutting it. Yes, leaders have expressed reservations about ...
Similar legislation in other states would require universities to punish students who disrupt campus speakers, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, but Walker's provision does not take that step. ... While people may have conflicting ...
The West Madison Ag Research Station display gardens contained more than 270 annual and 62 perennial flower cultivars that were evaluated monthly for the Commercial Flower Growers of Wisconsin, Proven Winners, and Ball Horticultural Company.
MINNEAPOLIS - The Wisconsin men's hockey team pulled into a first-place tie in the Big Ten with a 3-2 victory Friday night at Mariucci Arena over No.
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire celebrated winter commencement on Dec. 17. The following students from Sun Prairie graduated with the school they graduated from and the degree they earned listed: Martin Cromwell, Business, Bachelor of Business ...
Alternating layers of shale and limestone near Big Bend, Texas, characteristic of the rock laid down at the bottom of a shallow ocean during the late Cretaceous ...


 

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