April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Check out what’s happening on campus!
Time spent volunteering on campus or in the community can impact students’ overall mental and emotional health, a 2015 study shows. The study found that students who volunteered up to 10 hours each week were less likely to feel depressed than students who did not volunteer. The same study found that students who were employed […]
The trained staff in the UHS End Violence on Campus (EVOC) Victim Advocacy & Survivor Services unit provides confidential, emotional supportive counseling to student victim/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking, regardless of when they experienced victimization. Services provided can include assistance with academic, housing, transportation, and work accommodations; information about reporting options; […]
Parasitic freshwater worms in the Nile River can infect whitewater rafters with a potentially fatal disease in regions where hospitals are few and far-between, and it’s Linda Johnson’s job to try to protect you from them. Johnson and her team run the UHS Travel Clinic, where students can go to be sure they’re in shape […]
Slow Food UW (SFUW), the University of Wisconsin-Madison student chapter of the international slow food movement, was awarded a $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund’s College Community Challenge. The project will enhance Growing Power’s Market Basket program and expand the delivery of fresh, healthy produce to South Madison. Student-led projects from universities across […]
UW-Madison is the fourth-largest research university in the nation, and conducts invaluable research in dozens of departments, many of them in research laboratories. Some research in biological and chemical labs come with their own risks. Preventing and caring for work-related illnesses and exposure to hazardous agents is the mission of the UHS division of Occupational […]