UW Daily: July 8, 2015

UW System
In late-night vote, Senate Republicans pass state budget, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 8
Wisconsin Senate passes budget, sends it to Assembly, Associated Press, July 8
Wisconsin Assembly set to take up state budget; approval would send document to Walker, Associated Press, July 8
Things to watch in state budget, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team, July 7
UW-Rock County, UW-Whitewater face state aid cuts, Janesville Gazette, July 7
Budget papers reveal UW-Madison, UW-Milwaukee will take biggest cuts, Badger Herald, July 6
UWL will receive least amount of money from UW System, numbers say, WXOW, July 8
UW-Parkside cuts budget by 2.3 percent, Kenosha News, July 7

On Campus
UWSP’s Thomas named to Ducks Unlimited national board, Stevens Point Journal, July 7
Hoax emergency call on UW-Madison campus continues concerning trend of ‘swatting’ police, WKOW, July 6
Anxious Brains Are Inherited, Study Finds, Live Science, July 8

Highlights of state budget passed by Senate, Associated Press, July 8
Walker’s office involved in doomed attempt to gut open records law, Wisconsin State Journal, July 8
Budget proposal to change state retirement system oversight is yanked after outcry, Wisconsin State Journal, July 7
GOP Rep. Dale Kooyenga: ‘I apologize’ for not recognizing scope of open records change, Wisconsin State Journal, July 7
Scott Fitzgerald: Scott Walker’s office was involved with open records changes, Capital Times, July 7
Fitzgerald: Scott Walker’s office helped with open records changes, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 7
Wisconsin Senate to take up state budget, reverse proposed open records changes, Capital Times, July 7
Senate to pull open records, retirement provisions from budget, WISC TV-3, July 7
Wisconsin Senate deletes open records budget language, Wisconsin Radio Network, July 7
Fight is not over on open records, Editorial, Gannett Wisconsin Media, July 6
Wisconsin Assembly set to open budget debate, Wisconsin Radio Network, July 8
Inside the conversion of a former Pabst building into student housing: Slideshow, Milwaukee Business Journal, July 8


When College Is Free, or Free(ish), Chronicle of Higher Education, July 7
The Wrong Solution for STEM Education, Column, Inside Higher Ed, July 8
Marco Rubio Calls for Overhaul of the ‘Cartel’ of Colleges, New York Times, July 7
Marco Rubio’s Education Plans Echo Some Obama Ideas, New York Times, July 7
Education Department to Propose Expanded Student-Loan Repayment Program, Wall Street Journal, July 7