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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison January 20, 2016

Be in the Know

Greek task force takes action against sexual violence

In the wake of last fall's AAU survey report, members of all four Greek governing councils have united to develop recommendations for reducing sexual harassment and violence on campus.

Show the Wisconsin Idea in action – win basketball tickets

How are you advancing the Wisconsin Idea across the state? Create a short video and submit it to the Chancellor's Office, and you could win basketball tickets. Entries are due by Monday, Feb. 1.

A fresh look for the ‘front door’ of the university

If you haven't already noticed, — the online front door to UW-Madison — has a new look and feel, along with a shift in focus. Read about the thinking behind the redesign, take a look around, kick the tires, and share your thoughts.

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The Outlier
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Campus Life

Moments in Time captures enduring images of past year

As we enter the spring semester (seriously, there's good weather coming...) we also look back on the exciting, challenging, unexpected rollercoaster of a year that 2015 turned out to be. Related: Our 10 favorite videos of 2015

Graphic: UW System logo

UW System seeking your input into planning process

Got things to say to top UW System officials and shared governance leaders? We bet you do. Members of the UW-Madison community are invited to provide input into UW System’s statewide strategic planning effort at two upcoming listening sessions.

Off Campus

WisCARES lends a helping hand to pets, owners in need

Pets can provide stability when other parts of life -- such as housing -- aren't so predictable. A UW-Madison program that provides basic veterinary care for pets also helps their people access resources of their own.


‘The Black Voice’ is back on campus

Senior Jordan Gaines has launched a blog called "The Black Voice," named in homage to a 1970s-era student newspaper. She tells the State Journal that she hopes it will be a place "where black students can find community and share their stories."

Your Health

Kinsey joins UHS as director of medical services

William Kinsey is a new doc on campus, but not in town. He's a specialist in family medicine with a passion for the Wisconsin Idea and a commitment to expanding access to health care.


Quiz corner missed you all so much

It's been a while -- and we bet you could use something to distract you from the cold weather! Check out our quiz question to win free stuff.