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How to Trick-or-Treat Safely during a Pandemic, According to an Epidemiologist
UW–Madison epidemiologist Malia Jones spoke with WPR on how kids and adults alike can celebrate Halloween safely. Read more >>
The Flamingos Have Flown
With 2,391 gifts and $579,587 raised, Fill the Hill 2020 was a smashing success! The UW is grateful for this support, which will help vital UW programs, scholarships, research initiatives, and more. Read more >>
Did Y’all Vote Yet, or No?
In a video shared on social media by BadgersVote, comedians Kristen Brey — who was raised in Madison — and Charlie Berens ’09 of the Manitowoc Minute remind people to vote and check in on the voting plans of their family, friends, and peers. Watch the video >>
Wisconsin Football Pauses Team Activities
After a stellar season opener, the Badger Football team announced Wednesday that it has paused its activities for at least seven days following several positive COVID-19 test results. “We have said from the beginning that the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches, and staff members comes first,” said UW director of athletics Barry Alvarez. Read more >>
Chancellor Blank: Campus Budget and Furlough Update
On Monday, Chancellor Blank sent an update to all UW employees about the campus budget and further furloughs amid the pandemic. Read more >>
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