Stories tagged: "UW-Madison"

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GOP Wants to Ban Critical Race Theory in Wisconsin Schools, but That’s Not a Thing

Critical race theory is barely taught outside of graduate school. Republicans’ intention, a leading theorist says, seems to be scaring teachers away from any talk of race.

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Wisconsin Is Having Way More Wildfires Than Usual. Here’s Why.

Climate change plays a role in this year's unusually fiery Wisconsin wildfire season—but not in the way you might think.

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois on Friday, Oct. 23. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
UW Football Game in Nebraska Canceled After a Dozen Players and Staff Catch COVID-19

Badgers Head Coach Paul Chryst among those who test positive for coronavirus after one week of Big Ten play.

A police officer patrols around Camp Randall Stadium, home of the University of Wisconsin-Madison football team, prior to the team's season opener against Illinois in Madison. No fans were allowed in the stadium. (Photo © Andy Manis)
No Fans, No Tailgating: UW-Madison Football Season Kickoff Looks Very Different

In contrast to a regular season opening, the UW-Madison campus was a ghost town Friday night.

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Marching Bands Across Wisconsin Aren’t Letting COVID-19 Stop the Music

The sports they support are forced off the field, but marching bands keep practicing for when they return.

Officials at UW-Eau Claire  announced Wednesday they have begun testing about 3,900 students in university housing every two weeks to try to detect the virus and isolate students from infecting others. The university has received 5,300 antigen tests to start the process. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
UW-Madison Stops In-Person Classes, New COVID-19 Dashboard Tracks Growing Surge on WI Campuses

Dane County Executive says he has "deep concern," asks UW-Madison officials to send undergraduate students home.

UW Study: Two-Thirds of High School Athletes Are Experiencing Depression, Anxiety Over Canceled Sports
UW Study: Two-Thirds of High School Athletes Are Experiencing Depression, Anxiety Over Canceled Sports

County-by-county COVID numbers dictating when high school sports resume for the fall.