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  • From Wisconsin to California, the decline of public higher ed continues

    From Wisconsin to California, the decline of public higher ed continues
    Anyone concerned about America's future generations has to be dismayed at the condition of public higher education.   Few institutions garner more admiration-by-lip-service from business leaders and politicians; few are more relentlessly shortchanged by...
  • Walker's travels as 2016 hopeful raise eyebrows at home

    While Scott Walker's fellow Republicans were grousing about his budget plan and part of his proposal to overhaul higher education, the governor was more than 1,000 miles away, gripping the wheel of the Mt. Washington cruise boat on New Hampshire's Lake...
  • Shout Out: Ellie Herman roots for Cubs, Badgers

    Shout Out: Ellie Herman roots for Cubs, Badgers
    Ellie Herman, 19, from La Grange Park is working as a summer intern to promote the interests of the La Grange Business Association. She answered these questions on a warm morning outside a La Grange coffee shop. Q: Where did you go to school? A: I...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12 Weaker tenure at the University of Wisconsin weakens academic freedom Fear not, intrepid professor: Tenure isn't dead in Wisconsin. Those changes to shared governance? Minor stuff. And that new policy written into...
  • Campus News: Graduations, scholarships, dean's list and more

    Campus News: Graduations, scholarships, dean's list and more
    Victoria Simonaire of Glen Burnie and Haylee Scarborough of Millersville recently graduated from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Simonaire graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in nursing. Scarborough graduated with a...
  • Former Packers QB Bart Starr took part in stem cell trial

    Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr is participating in a clinical trial using stem cells as a possible treatment for strokes. Starr suffered two strokes and a mild heart attack last September. His family said Wednesday in a statement...
  • Walker takes on higher education in Wisconsin

    Four years after taking union rights away from teachers and other public workers in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker now wants to strip job protections for University of Wisconsin professors in a move he likens to the 2011 law that made him a national...
  • Roggensack spars with Abrahamson in public meeting

    The private sparring among Wisconsin Supreme Court justices became public Wednesday during an open meeting to discuss court rules, with Chief Justice Patience Roggensack telling her predecessor she was out of order. The exchange between Roggensack and...
  • UW-Madison pushing for change in tenure language

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison asked state lawmakers on Tuesday to reconsider proposed changes to job protections for tenured faculty that have come under fire from professors and others who see it as putting academic freedom and their jobs at risk....
  • Benedictine University names new president

    Benedictine University names new president
    Michael Brophy will be the 11th president of Benedictine University. On Tuesday morning, university board chairman James L. Melsa introduced the new president to the standing room-only crowd of faculty, staff and students in the lecture hall of the...
  • Hormone replacement doesn't appear to dull memory, may improve mood

    Hormone replacement doesn't appear to dull memory, may improve mood
    A major new study of women at midlife has found that those who received hormone-replacement therapy soon after entering menopause did not experience declines in memory or other measures of cognitive health. And menopausal women who followed an oral...