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UW cancer facility first in Wisconsin to implement newly approved radioactive drug treatment

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:45:23 +0000

Since the Federal Drug Administration approved a new neuroendocrine tumor therapy drug in January, the first patient in Wisconsin recently received the treatment at ...

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Program providing UW students with free menstrual products set to leave pilot stages, expand to other campus buildings

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:15:24 +0000

Last May, the Associated Students of Madison worked with Facilities Planning and Management to pilot a program providing free menstrual products on first-floor bathrooms of ...

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UW grad student conducts research to protect, maintain bee habitats in urban areas

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:00:28 +0000

A PhD student in the University of Wisconsin Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies is conducting research at the Landscape Conservation Lab on bee habitats ...

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WUD Distinguished Lecture Series hosts sociologist, poet Eve Ewing

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:36:00 +0000

On Monday night in Shannon Hall, Eve Ewing was the final speaker of the year in the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series. Ewing ...

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Madison awarded almost $2 million in tax credits to create more affordable housing in Madison

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:30:48 +0000

In an effort to create more affordable housing in Madison, the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority has awarded $1.8 million in Low-Income Housing ...

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UW student organization pushes for more AEDs in campus dining halls, residence halls

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:15:45 +0000

While many of the residence halls at University of Wisconsin are decked out with free wifi, fully furnished rooms and well-designed spaces for studying ...

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New summer course analyzes Botswana’s effort to live resourcefully

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:00:44 +0000

The University of Wisconsin is currently focusing efforts on collaborating with the government of Botswana to help understand conservation and its impact. This summer, ...

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UW economics professor says 2017 tax reform bill is clear example of ‘voodoo economics’

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:20:22 +0000

A senior economics lecturer at the University of Wisconsin deconstructed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed last year, and said tax cuts across ...

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Food for Thought: Local food justice worker discusses efforts to alleviate citywide, youth hunger

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:11:16 +0000

Experts believe food insecurity can have lasting, adverse effects on a child’s development in later life. But Mary Lou Taylor, director of the Food ...

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UW System to assess, adjust employee compensation in $900,000 study

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:00:48 +0000

The University of Wisconsin System will implement a two-year-long study to reclassify and set compensation for thousands of university jobs, according to UW’s Office ...

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