Thompson hails fight against virus in farewell as UW leader

Tommy Thompson, the 80-year-old former governor who has spent more than 50 years in public service, said in a farewell address Friday that the University of Wisconsin System has emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger than before he took over as interim president.

UW System enrollment down 1.1% from 2020

University of Wisconsin System enrollment totaled 162,980 students in fall 2021, a drop of 1.1 percent compared to the previous year, according to data released on Thursday, Nov. 4.

UW COVID study aims to make schools safer

The coronavirus pandemic has been tough for kids who need special medical attention. Since they're higher risk for COVID-19, researchers are looking into making classrooms even safer.