As Madison continues to debate cuts to the University of Wisconsin system as part of the state budget, there have been a couple of news items coming out of the university. One that is pretty important on the world health stage and one that is actually helping Governor Walker ‘create’ jobs.
Health: Group led by […]
This morning’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features an opinion piece by Alex Molinaroli, the chairman of Johnson Controls, Todd Teske, chairman of Briggs & Stratton Corp, and Tim Sullivan, former CEO of Bucyrus International. They were touting the proposed Bucks arena as an important asset for Milwaukee and Milwaukee regional firms and why government should get […]
from that invigorating email inbox comes this presser from the College Democrats of Wisconsin:
March 26, 2015 RELEASE: Sen. Ron Johnson Blames Student Debt Crisis On Young Wisconsinites, Says It Is Too Easy To Get Student Loans
When asked about the rising cost of a college education at an event this past Saturday, Wisconsin […]
Copyright 2015 by Dan Burr
Governor Walker is facing a $283 deficit in the current budget that has to be satisfied before the end of June 2015. As we have all read here and in the other media, one of the sleight of hand tricks up every governor’s sleeve is deferring paying principal on state government debt and […]
As part of Governor Walker’s budget proposal to reduce state support of the University of Wisconsin System by $300 million, the university is supposed to gain additional flexibility in operations and the expiration of the tuition freeze in 2017.
Under Walker’s proposal this year, the Legislature would have no ability to stop the university from […]
Recently I posted a suggestion on how the University of Wisconsin system can make up for the $300 million cuts to their support from the State of Wisconsin as proposed by Governor Scott Walker. With a little bit of snark and a bit of sarcasm I have suggested that the University System close some marginal […]
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After successfully hosting Super Bowl XLIX (or whatever) at University of Phoenix Stadium and smelling blood in the water, the University of Phoenix today bought the naming rights to the University of Wisconsin system […]
In their continued push to neuter the University of Wisconsin system and particularly the flagship campus in Madison, the GOP and their adherents are finding fault with a recent research grant given to the university:
Two researchers at the University of Wisconsin – Madison have been awarded a five-year, multi-million dollar federal grant […]