University of Wisconsin - the best personalized free web-based Email en en University of Wisconsin New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Wisconsin Republicans on Tuesday announced the formation of a new public policy center at the state's flagship university, which liberals said would be nothing more than a taxpayer-funded conservative think tank. The announcement about the new Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership comes as one of t... Tue, 23 May 2017 20:59:00 GMT 2017-05-23T20:59:00Z GOP bill would discipline hecklers at college speeches MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issues under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week. The bill comes as free speech issues have grown more contentious on college campuses across the country. Conservatives are worr... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:40:00 GMT 2017-04-28T02:40:00Z Students: Chancellor failed minorities on pro-white agitator MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor's response to a student trying to set up a pro-white group on campus further alienates minorities as they struggle for a better campus experience, student leaders said Friday. The student's effort to set up a campus chapter of the American Freedom Party — whose platform includes "prioriti... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:55:00 GMT 2017-01-27T21:55:00Z 'Modern Family' co-creator picked for Wisconsin commencement MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Phil Dunphy from "Modern Family" can't understand why the University of Wisconsin would invite a guy named Steven Levitan to deliver its spring commencement address. Levitan explains in a video released by UW-Madison that he was picked because he is a 1984 graduate who went on to help create the hit TV show "Modern Family." Levitan tells a bewildered Dun... Thu, 26 Jan 2017 21:37:00 GMT 2017-01-26T21:37:00Z Walker's Wisconsin tuition idea shuffles political alliances MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to cut tuition at the University of Wisconsin and use taxpayer funds to pay for it is shaking up normal political alliances with some Democrats expressing support while skeptical fellow Republicans worry it could put the state on a path toward socialist Bernie Sanders' free college tuition plan. ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:07:00 GMT 2017-01-12T06:07:00Z University of Wisconsin-Madison student was on missing plane CLEVELAND (AP) — A University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman and her father were among six people aboard a plane that disappeared over Lake Erie as the group was returning from a Cleveland Cavaliers game, the school said Monday as search crews continue to hunt for the aircraft. Megan Casey, 19, of Powell, Ohio, and her father, Brian, were returning from th... Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:18:00 GMT 2017-01-03T00:18:00Z