University of Wisconsin News

Cybersecurity Lab Opens in Madison, Wisconsin

A cybersecurity research lab is opening at the University Research Park in Madison. It’s located in a building owned by the Wisconsin Security Research Consortium, which is a public and private mix of entities dedicated to improving the state’s climate …

Judge Upholds University of Wisconsin Doctor Malpractice Cap

A Dane County judge has upheld a $250,000 malpractice cap for University of Wisconsin-Madison doctors. The case involves a Verona woman who won a $1.8 million jury award in her husband’s death, as the jury found a UW doctor was …

Underage Drinking Arrests Double at Badgers Game

Police at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say they arrested nearly twice as many people for underage drinking at this weekend’s football game than they did during the Badgers’ opening game Aug. 31. The department says 24 people, including 23 UW-Madison …

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Mulls Alcohol Ban in Dorms

One year after a student drowned in a river after a night of drinking, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is considering banning alcohol consumption in the dorms, even for students of legal drinking age. A Stevens Point Journal report says …

Deer Causes About $5,500 in Damage at UW-Stout

Authorities at the University of Wisconsin-Stout say a deer crashed through a window into a building this week, causing about $5,500 in damage. One staffer was bruised when he jumped out of its way, but no one was seriously hurt. …