Education

BuildX conference to feature women in construction

The Madison Area Builders Association (MABA), Metropolitan Builders Association, and National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Madison will host BuildX, a one-day conference focusing on empowering women in the construction industry.

United Way’s Seasons of Caring takes different shape

During most years, United Way of Dane County would hold its Seasons of Caring event at the Duck Pond in Warner Park, but with the COVID-19 pandemic taking new turns and public restrictions being resurrected, a better-safe-than-sorry approach has emerged.

Lessons from the Great Recession about COVID economic recovery

The long-term economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will take years to ascertain fully. To overcome the economic challenges created by the pandemic and its fallout, it’s important to have a good initial understanding of the state of U.S. business creation and longevity prior to the current COVID-19 crisis.

Madison College offers free vaccinations

Starting today, Madison College will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations during its "WolfPack Welcome" student orientations in August, but the shots are available to everyone — students, staff, visitors, and the general public.

Madison Reading Project welcomes back teachers with free books

As the new school year approaches, nonprofit Madison Reading Project is trying to stretch school district budgets by inviting teachers and others in the Dane County community to bring new, diverse books to area elementary and middle school classrooms.

UW ranks fourth in student life

Trailing only Southern Cal, UCLA, and the University of Georgia, UW–Madison ranks fourth on the Niche’s 2022 ranking of Colleges with the Best Student Life in America.

In Business magazine