Stories tagged: "UW System"


UW-Eau Claire is one of eight campuses that will be switching to online classes Nov. 30 due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. That list could grow. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Eight UW Campuses to Students: Don’t Come Back After Thanksgiving

The number of campuses switching to virtual classes could grow as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Wisconsin National Guard Cpls. Emily Rymkus uses a PCR test on Dorothy Schroeder to test for COVID-19 at a drive-up site near Baraboo in April. Unlike the PCR test, which requires inserting a swab deep into the nasal cavity, the antigen tests give results in 15 minutes and only swab the tip of the nares. (Photo © Andy Manis)
UW System Launches First Rapid Testing Sites in the U.S.

Sites coming online as cases surge, state records another single-day record of 5,922 positive COVID-19 cases.

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-Eau Claire is one of eight campuses that will be switching to online classes Nov. 30 due to the surge in COVID-19 cases. That list could grow. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Campuses Open. Coronavirus Spreads. Now, Campuses May Close.

Wisconsin communities see spikes as students put the emphasis on "social" and less on "distance."

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UW System Will Not Make COVID-Closure Metrics Public

Interim President, Tommy Thompson, also said he can garner bipartisan support for investing in the state’s college system.

Bowman Hall on the campus of University of Wisconsin–Stout
UW Schools Are Planning to Resume In-Person Classes in the Fall

BMOC: Bring Mask on Campus, and other safeguards

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Classes Curtailed as Coronavirus Precaution

Update: Many classes moving online, breaks extended, more travel advisories issued