UW System Clipsheet
November 2, 2006
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"Doyle discusses UW affordability," The Spectator, Nov. 2.
Gov. Jim Doyle said he wants to offer income tax refunds and increased financial aid to ensure Wisconsin families can afford to send their children to college.
"UWSP begins task of becoming 'green' campus," Stevens Point Journal, Nov. 2.
UW-Stevens Point's Energy Planning Committee is helping the campus meet its goal of independence from fossil fuels by 2011.
"Dairy Center 'a dream come true' for Pioneer farm," Exponent, Nov. 2.
UW-Platteville's new dairy center is one-of-a-kind in its facilities and available technology.
"Local attorney hired to serve as assistant to chancellor," The Spectator, Nov. 2.
UW-Eau Claire's new assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action will help the campus increase diversity among faculty and staff.
"Profs use less texts, more online readings," Daily Cardinal, Nov. 2.
Using online readings is an approach that can curb the amount of money students spend on textbooks.
"Supervisors restore UW-Extension funds," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 2.
The Ozaukee County Board restored money it had cut from its UW-Extension budget in protest of a UW-Madison hiring decision, with one supervisor saying UW-Extension was unjustly penalized.
"Marriage question captivates students," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 2.
College students are taking an interest in the outcome of a ballot referendum on marriage.