UW Daily: April 30, 2015

UW System
Wisconsin universities aren’t waiting for a budget before starting layoffs, Huffington Post, April 29
Council president: UW budget cut would be felt throughout Whitewater, Janesville Gazette, April 30
Advocates want to spare two-year campuses from funding cuts, UW president disagrees, Wisconsin Radio Network, April 30
Brooks, Quinn move to protect two-year UW campuses, UW-Extension, SW News, April 30
Dean McCall: Employers should oppose UW System cuts, Capital Times, April 30

On Campus
Building Commission gives UW-Stevens Point science building the green light, WSAU, April 30
Paramedic units to reach out to repeat emergency callers, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 29
UWM, Milwaukee Fire department launch paramedic training program, Milwaukee Biz Times, April 29
Donahue selected to direct SBDC at UWS, Business North, April 30
PACE lab explores the biology behind politics, Badger Herald, April 30
Mapping out the future: Cartography company born from UW program is making a national impact, Badger Herald, April 29
Bo Ryan, team to be honored at Brewers game, Wisconsin State Journal, April 29
At least 54 UW employees report being victims of tax fraud, Capital Times, April 29

State
Republicans introduce bill to merge economic agencies, Wisconsin State Journal, April 29
Democrats say proposed merger should be put on hold, Associated Press, April 30

National
Grants for today’s student, Inside Higher Ed, April 30
Leveling the field, Inside Higher Ed, April 30
Credit where credit’s due, Inside Higher Ed, April 30
Five studies find online courses are not working well at community colleges, Hechinger Report, April 27

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