UW Daily: June 15, 2015

UW System
Rebecca Blank: UW should have same or better tenure as peers, Op-ed, Wisconsin State Journal, June 14.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s Next Battle: Tenure, National Public Radio, June 12.
Erling Anderson: Tenure protects our precious jewel — UW-Madison, Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, June 14.
Plain Talk: No monuments for Scott Walker and his cabal, Editorial, Capital Times, June 14.
Restore openness in UW hiring to state budget, Editorial, Capital Times, June 13.
Professors fear losing academic freedom if tenure ended, but critics say it reduces flexibility, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, June 14.
UW needs make Wisconsin Idea come alive — Bruce Grau, Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, June 13.
Bruce Grau: UW’s actions fail to support workers, Letter, Capital Times, June 13.
Here’s why the UW System needs tenure, Gannet Wisconsin, June 12.
Assembly Speaker deflects blame for seeking more criteria for UW faculty layoffs, WHBL, June 12.
UW hiring process should remain open, Editorial, Racine Journal Times, June 14.

On Campus
 Raiding of UW-Madison faculty tops list of tenure-change worries for Rebecca Blank, Capital Times, June 14.
Chris Rickert: Protecting the freedom to do the work you want, where you want, Column, Wisconsin State Journal, June 13.
Record crowd packs Wisconsin Center to honor Women of Influence winners: Slideshow, Milwaukee Business Journal, June 13.
Ab Nicholas and his wife, Nancy, donate $50M for UW scholarships, Milwaukee Business Journal, June 12.
Nicholas family gives $50M for largest-ever scholarship gift to UW, Wisconsin State Journal, June 13.
Ab and Nancy Nicholas donate $50 million for UW-Madison scholarships, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12.
Former basketball player donates $50 million for scholarships, Badger Herald, June 12.
UW-Madison host 125th surgical training program participant, WDJT, June 12.
Scientists Develop Chips Made Mostly From Wood, Wall Street Journal, June 12.
A Closer Look Replay: UW-Extension, WHBL, June 14.
Q&A: Mary Rouse is retiring from UW-Madison, but not from her role as a ‘communitarian,’ Capital Times, June 14.
UW researchers find mood improvement in menopausal hormone therapy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12.
UW-L continues restructuring of International Education, addresses deficits, La Crosse Tribune, June 14.
EXTending a hand in Dunn County, Dunn County News, June 13.
Pierce denies ‘laughing boy’ emails were discriminatory, just harmless nickname, La Crosse Tribune, June 14.
Research examines how well we multi-task, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, June 14.
3M employees give girls’ program a STEP up, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, June 14.
UW-L food service switch promises to raise college dining bar, WKBT, June 14.
Higher education benefits our communities, Op-ed, Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, June 14.
Who was Professor Suomi?, Wisconsin State Journal, June 15.
Mobile app gives Kenosha transit riders easy access to bus schedules, BizTimes, June 15.
Thumbs Up to student gardeners, Focus on Energy, Rock County video; Thumbs Down to UW secrecy, Janesville Gazette, June 15.
On Wisconsin: Fact, fiction and legend in Lake Mills, Wisconsin State Journal, June 14.
Extension offers food-preservation workshops, Agri-View, June 15.
A learning experience at UW-P, Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, June 15.

Stop tax cut for wealthiest in its tracks: Our View, Editorial, Gannett Wisconsin, June 14.
WEDC still a problem for state job creation efforts, Column, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 13.
Walker’s not-so-secret weapon: The Bradley Foundation, Associated Press, June 13.
For the Record: State budget and democracy, WISC-TV, June 14

AAUP Censures 4 Institutions, Inside Higher Ed, June 15.
AAUP Censures U. of Illinois and 3 Other Colleges, Vows to Fight On in Wisconsin, Chronicle of Higher Ed, June 14.