Kelly Meyerhofer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kelly Meyerhofer

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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  • Southern Illinoisan
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  • The Capital Times
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  • Bradenton Herald
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Recent articles by Kelly:

The robots are coming! Marquette launches high-tech food delivery service

Using sensors and artificial intelligence, the robots crisscross campus to deliver food and drink orders. → Read More

UW-Madison denounces antisemitic chalk messages that appeared around campus on first day of classes

While the messages weren't illegal or in violation of campus policy, they actively work against a culture of belonging, UW-Madison said. → Read More

Wisconsin borrowers: Prepare to pay state income taxes on forgiven student loan debt

Unlike most other states, forgiven student loan debt is taxable under current Wisconsin law. Will Republican lawmakers change state tax code? → Read More

Marquette students of color protest, leading to postponed Convocation

The Black Student Council encouraged students to "take a stand" at Convocation, a welcome event for the university's nearly 2,000 incoming students. → Read More

UW System wants to expand UW-Madison's tuition promise program to all UW campuses. Will the state support it?

The program will be open to full-time, in-state students whose family income falls below $62,000 and are either starting at or transferring to a UW campus in fall 2023. → Read More

UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin gets a warm welcome. The meet-and-greets with GOP critics are still to come

Jennifer Mnookin brings a background Republicans have characterized as elitist but "the person they described wasn’t really how I think about myself." → Read More

Cancer diagnosis leads former UW-Madison chancellor Rebecca Blank to step down from becoming Northwestern president

Blank, 66, announced the news Monday, the same day she was slated to take the helm of Northwestern University. → Read More

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds COVID-19 restrictions imposed by Dane County public health officials

The ruling could have broad implications for local governments' ability to respond to public health emergencies in the future. → Read More

Medical College of Wisconsin receives $50 million Kern Family Foundation gift to 'transform medical education'

Part will go toward designing an approach to the admissions process that looks at applicants' character traits in addition to academic ability. → Read More

Expected heat wave means shortened school day for MPS students

Superintendent Keith Posley said last summer that only 17% of schools had air conditioning throughout the building and 20% have no AC. → Read More

U.S. wiping away $5.8 billion in debt for Corinthian Colleges borrowers, including 3,320 students in Wisconsin

The for-profit college chain briefly operated a Milwaukee campus that boasted an 80% to 90% job placement rate. In reality, it was as low as 5%. → Read More

Ripon College selects first woman president in its 170-year history

Victoria Folse has more than three decades of experience in higher education, according to Ripon officials. → Read More

Tommy Thompson questions the new UW-Madison hire, hopes she doesn't bring 'a California philosophy'

Tommy Thompson said he was "disconcerted" by the board bypassing UW-Madison's provost but said Wisconsin should support the new chancellor. → Read More

'Opportunity of a lifetime': Attacked by GOP, incoming UW-Madison chancellor excited to seek common ground

Jennifer Mnookin presented herself as ready for the rough-and-tumble of Republican-dominated politics, something she didn't face at UCLA. → Read More

UCLA law dean Jennifer Mnookin named next UW-Madison chancellor

The search for Rebecca Blank's successor yielded 37 candidates, seven of whom were women. → Read More

Outgoing UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank suggests 'persistence and stubbornness' for successor

The UW Board of Regents is expected to pick the next chancellor among five finalists in the coming days or weeks. → Read More

With narrow presidential margin in Wisconsin, focus shifts to recount process

State law allows a losing candidate to request a recount if the difference in votes is within 1%. → Read More

With narrow presidential margin in Wisconsin, focus shifts to recount process

State law allows a losing candidate to request a recount if the difference in votes is within 1%. → Read More

With narrow presidential margin in Wisconsin, focus shifts to recount process

State law allows a losing candidate to request a recount if the difference in votes is within 1%. → Read More

UW-Madison leads in producing Peace Corps volunteers — again

This is the fourth consecutive year that UW-Madison received the top spot for number of alumni serving around the world. → Read More