University of Wisconsin Madison Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. State Legislature Considers Ending Wolf ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | WUWM

    A bill making its way through committee would end the Wisconsin DNR's monitoring of wolves. The legislation would also prohibit law enforcement officers from taking action if a wolf is poached or harmed by things like traps.


  2. 'It's Not an Attack on White People.' Professor Receives...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Time

    A professor's first week teaching a new class titled "White Racism" was dominated by backlash from critics outside his classroom at Florida Gulf Coast University , so much so that two campus police officers were stationed near the building as a precaution when his class met for the first time on Tuesday. But inside, students turned their attention to the syllabus and began digging into discussions about race as a social construct.


  3. Blame it on the rain: Study ties phosphorus loading in lakes to extreme precipitation eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Environmental News Network

    In the Midwest, the problem is largely due to phosphorus, a key element in fertilizers that is carried off the land and into the water, where it grows algae as easily as it grows corn and soybeans.


  4. Plasma n-3 and n-6 Fatty Acids Are Differentially Related to Carotid...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Circulation

    From the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis ; Division of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis ; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison ; Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle ; Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD ; and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD .


  5. John H. RossmeisslRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Channel3000

    He was born on June 9, 1926, in Appleton, the son of Edmund and Helen Rossmeissl. John attended St. Joseph grade school, Appleton West High School and later graduated from Marquette University.


  6. Allen A. SuehsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Channel3000

    Stoughton- Allen A. Suehs, age 79, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Milestone after a month long stay at St. Mary's Hospital battling a variety of issues. He was born in Milwaukee on October 9, 1938, the son of Andrew and Ann Suehs.


  7. Teaching kindnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 |

    Feelings are part of the curriculum for young children in some New York City schools, reports Richard Schiffman in the New York Times . "Can you look inside yourself and tell me what you're feeling?" Danielle Mahoney-Kertes asked a class of prekindergarten students at P.S. 212 in Queens recently.


  8. IRS Selects New Advisory Council MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The CPA Technology Advisor

    The Internal Revenue Service has announced the appointment of seven new members to the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council . The IRSAC, established in 1953, is an organized public forum for IRS officials and representatives of the public to discuss various issues in tax administration.


  9. Matter: Climate Change Is Altering Lakes and Streams, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The New York Times

    By burning fossil fuels, we have already raised the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by 40 percent, and we're on track to increase it by much more. Some of that gas may mix into the world's inland waters, and recent studies hint that this may have profound effects on the species that live in them.


  10. Math Whiz Who Doubled Debt Is Favorite to Win Colombian ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Bloomberg

    As Colombian presidential candidates try to outdo each other with pledges to slash taxes, Sergio Fajardo has stood aloof from what he calls the "political bazaar." "At the moment, I can't promise to cut any tax," Fajardo, a former mathematics professor currently leading in polls, said in a TV interview last month.


  11. Kenosha schools settle bathroom lawsuit Thursday, January 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    KENOSHA, WI A former student at Kenosha's Tremper High School is receiving an $800,000 from the school district. The Kenosha Unified School Board voted to settle the discrimination lawsuit filed by Ash Whitaker, who alleged he was singled out as transgender and had his bathroom use monitored by staff members.


  12. The Prevalence of Autism in the U.S. Appears SteadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Scientific American

    The prevalence of autism in the United States remained relatively stable from 2014 to 2016, according to a new analysis. The results were published January 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association .


  13. Bitcoin mining software found on servers at UW System schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Channel3000

    Computer servers at three UW System schools were accessed by bitcoin miners in December, a spokeswoman confirmed to News 3 on Thursday. Software to "mine" for the virtual currency bitcoin was found on computer servers at UW-Madison, UW-Stout and UW-Superior, according to UW System director of communications Stephanie Marquis.


  14. Milk prices expected to keep falling in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Watertown Daily Times

    A dairy market and policy expert from the University of Wisconsin-Madison expects milk prices to drop in 2018 as more product continues to flood the worldwide market. At a dairy outlook webinar hosted by Farm Credit East on Wednesday, Mark Stephenson, director of the university's Center for Dairy Profitability, said he predicts all milk prices will be down from 2017 by $1.55-per-hundred-weight for 2018, which would bring farmers into another year of low milk prices.


  15. LMAKgallery presents hand-bent neon on geometrically carved marble sculptures by Keith LemleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Art Daily

    LMAKgallery is presenting Keith Lemley's first solo exhibition in the Courtyard, Deep Time. The installation consists of hand-bent neon on geometrically carved marble sculptures, placed throughout the stark urban New York cityscape .


  16. Transgender Student's Discrimination Suit Is Settled for $800,0000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The New York Times

    A Wisconsin school district has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a transgender student who said he was forbidden from using boys bathrooms at his high school and felt degraded by administrators. The decision by the school board for the Kenosha Unified School District means that the matter will not be taken up by the United States Supreme Court.


  17. Before Nextdoor and Facebook, there was the Seattle Rumor CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle Rumor Center volunteer Margaret Tashian hands a memo to center director Warren Henderson in this archival photo from July 1969. In the late 1960s, Seattle city leaders were anxious to avoid the race riots breaking out in cities across the country, from Los Angeles to Detroit.


  18. Taste TestGruy re CheeseIt should be buttery and complex.Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | Cook's Illustrated

    What most Americans think of as "Swiss cheese" is the mild, holey stuff called Emmentaler. That cheese is fine for slicing thin and piling on ham sandwiches, but it bears little resemblance to its fellow citizen, GruyA re.


  19. Clarence P. HammarlundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | The Janesville Gazette

    Clarence P. Hammarlund, age 89, of Janesville, died on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Cedar Crest. He was born in Janesville on July 23, 1928, the son of C. Adolph and Bessie Hammarlund.


  20. Researchers looks at wildlife on Madeline IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Star Tribune

    Researchers in northern Wisconsin have placed trail cameras on Madeline Island to gather a better picture of the wildlife diversity on Lake Superior's Apostle Islands. Northland College natural resources professor Erik Olson and 10 of his students scouted out open areas with low human traffic in the Madeline Island Wilderness Preserve and the Big Bay State Park to place 25 cameras, Wisconsin Public Radio reported.