Karen Herzog, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Karen Herzog

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Past articles by Karen:

Getting through college with finances intact isn't easy. Here's how a UW campus helps students manage

UW-La Crosse coaches students across campus to become financially savvy adults through an innovative program called, "It Make$ Cents!" → Read More

UWM retains top-tier research status, recognizing number of doctorates awarded and 'highest research activity'

UW-Milwaukee got news this week that it once again has been named among the nation's top universities for research activity. → Read More

Sen. Steve Nass calls exit deal for UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper 'a taxpayer-funded scam'

Beverly Kopper announced her resignation in a campuswide email Monday, confirming news that had been swirling around campus since late last week. → Read More

'That's Wisconsin': Looking for a study break, these stressed-out UW-La Crosse students try logrolling

De-stressing before finals week often involves cute dogs or other animals. At UW-La Crosse, students try logrolling. → Read More

UW-Madison tuition for out-of-state, professional schools and some graduate programs will continue to rise

The UW Board of Regents on Friday approved tuition increases for UW-Madison nonresident undergrads, professional schools, and graduate business programs. → Read More

Is the history major doomed on campus? A Wisconsin proposal will be watched nationwide

Can a university find a balance between fulfilling the demands of a complex marketplace and its mission of producing well-rounded people. → Read More

UW-Madison math professor says the numbers prove it: Aaron Rodgers is better than Tom Brady

A UW-Madison math professor crunched the numbers: Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is better than the Patriots' Tom Brady. → Read More

Straw bans? Composting buckets? Wisconsin campuses adopt dramatic 'green' changes

Students are driving an even greater commitment to green living on college campuses as worries over climate change deepen. → Read More

UWM is bleeding faculty, but its budget is balanced for the first time since 2012

UWM has lost nearly 15% of its faculty since 2014, when the school began freezing positions and not replacing those who either retired or got jobs elsewhere. → Read More

Fresh off of court victory, Marquette professor John McAdams mounts challenge to cyberbullying policy

If you thought 72-year-old Marquette University professor John McAdams would ride off into the sunset, you thought wrong. → Read More

UW-Milwaukee surpasses $200 million private fundraising goal with year left in campaign

The university reported a record-breaking single year of fundraising — more than $38.2 million in fiscal 2017-'18. → Read More

UW-Whitewater chancellor's husband banned from campus after sexual harassment investigation

An investigation into sexual harassment at UW-Whitewaer was bumped up to the UW System level because of the unusual circumstances involving the chancellor's husband, Pete Hill. → Read More

UW scientist Robert Fettiplace wins share of $1 million prize considered portent of Nobel

UW-Madison professor Robert Fettiplace this week will become a Kavli Prize Laureate for his explorations of the inner ear. → Read More

Madison's Lake Monona reaches record level as capital braces for more flooding

Rain continued to pelt southern Wisconsin on Labor Day, soaking holiday festivities and closing roads to travelers. → Read More

Milwaukee police find 3-year-old abducted Monday morning; hunt for suspects continues

Police say the child was taken from the area near N. 62nd St. and W. Hampton Ave. by two men. → Read More

High water threatens roads for heavy Labor Day travel in southern Wisconsin

Madison and Milwaukee can expect more showers and thunderstorms according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Ripon College under siege after article says it pressured conservative group to remove terrorism poster from 9/11 memorial

Ripon College is being bombarded with angry messages accusing it of pressuring a student group to remove posters depicting terrorists as Muslims. → Read More

Student loan debt creeping up nationwide, while Wisconsin's average is down a bit at $29,569

Wisconsin ranked No. 33 nationally for Class of 2017 student loan debt. UW-Milwaukee's average loan debt about $10,000 higher than UW-Madison. → Read More

UW System to consider tightening hiring policies to weed out sexual harassers

The UW System will review its hiring processes and reference checks to better identify potential employees with a history of sexual harassment. → Read More

KKK controversy at UW-Madison heats up, with family of prestigious alumnus upset by accusation of racism

A student has filed a hate-bias complaint against UW-Madison over a KKK controversy swirling around two alumni. But there's more. → Read More