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Planning a Smart Restart for UW-Madison

Dear UW–Madison parents and families, These past three weeks have been heavy with pain and struggle for our community, especially for those who identify as Black or Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC). As I mentioned in late May, our students, faculty and staff have a storied history of…

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  • Chancellor Blank’s reopening message to campus

    中文 Chinese Español Hmoob नेपाली Nepali Dear Badger community, These past three weeks have been heavy with pain and struggle for our community, especially for those who identify as Black or BIPOC. As I mentioned in …

  • A Smart Return to Campus for Fall 2020

    We all have a role in protecting the health and safety of our Badger community. The University of Wisconsin-Madison will welcome students back to campus as scheduled for the start of fall classes on September …

  • A Message to Our Community From Chancellor Blank

    The events happening this week in the Twin Cities, across the nation and here in Madison demonstrate the anger that members of our community feel over years of unequal treatment. This anger demands meaningful action, …

  • Student Affairs Statement of Action for Confronting Racial Injustice

    As a unit within Student Affairs at UW-Madison, we stand fully committed in this call to action to confront and overcome racial injustice. Read the full statement of our current efforts to address inequities and support …

  • SOAR Updates

    To protect the health and safety of you and our campus community, the SOAR program will be in an online format. We will still make sure your ​Wisconsin Experience​ starts off right! New undergraduate students …

  • UW’s Response to COVID-19

    With the well-being of all members of the University community our highest priority, we continue to closely monitor the risks of the coronavirus pandemic to our students, faculty, and staff. Please visit our website at covid19.wisc.edu …

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