UW Daily: May 18, 2015

UW System
Debt service, utilities taking on a larger share of UW System’s funding under Walker budget, Capital Times, May 18
University of Wisconsin flunks the financial transparency test, Column, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 16
Bob Meyer: Drastic cuts will test educational quality, Column, Chippewa Herald, May 17
Casper: UW funding in proposed state budget, Column, Oshkosh Northwestern, May 16

On Campus
UW-Parkside graduates its largest class ever, Kenosha News, May 16
Nearly 500 graduate from UW-Parkside, Racine Journal Times, May 16
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduation ceremony, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 17
UW-Green Bay graduate honored for hard work and military service, Fox 11 News, May 16
Telfer’s last commencement: UW-W presents 1,462 diplomas, Daily Union, May 18
More than 1,600 graduate from UW-Whitewater, Janesville Gazette, May 17
UWMC alum makes splash with high-tech sports start-up, Wausau Daily Herald, May 16
UW-Eau Claire student’s work adds festive feel to race, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, May 18
7 Things You Need to Know: Class of 2015 Walks at UW-Stevens Point, WSAW, May 18
UW-Fond du Lac commencement May 21, Fond du Lac Reporter, May 16
Job prospects good for college grads, WISC-TV 3, May 16
UW-Madison grads shine through gloomy skies, budget concerns, Wisconsin State Journal, May 16
UW Spring Commencement 2015, WMTV, May 17
Q&A: Karen Brown takes a stand on handicapped parking on UW-Madison campus, Capital Times, May 17
Katie Couric Delivers University of Wisconsin-Madison Commencement Speech, Offers Career Advice, Hollywood Reporter, May 16
Photos: University of Wisconsin-Madison graduation, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 16
UW-Madison graduates celebrate commencement in a big way on social media, Capital Times, May 16
Katie Couric delivers the charge to the graduates at UW-Madison’s 2015 Spring Commencement, Madison.com, May 16
Wis. Man Exonerated After 10 Years in Prison Graduates From Law School, The Root, May 18

UW family medicine residency program’s future uncertain in Eau Claire; Mayo could take its place, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, May 18
Sales, marketing careers have highest growth in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Northwestern, May 15
Budget puts state’s per-pupil spending below U.S. average, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 15
Better Choices for the Wisconsin Budget: Legislators Can Avoid Deep Cuts without Raising Taxes, Column, Door County Daily News, April 14
College Dems’ Phoenix Rice-Johnson: Middle class can’t afford Scott Walker’s UW cuts, Column, Capital Times, May 16
Tenure allows faculty to be risk-takers — Andrew Bent, Wisconsin State Journal, May 17

The Challenge of the First-Generation Student, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 18
‘I Need My Brain’, Inside Higher Ed, May 18
Are internships the only way for recent college grads to grab entry-level jobs?, Washington Post, May 18
The In-State Tuition Break, Slowly Disappearing, New York Times, May 18