University of Wisconsin–Madison

College costs

Fixed rates are latest in college tuition plans

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Freshmen at Northland College, a small Wisconsin liberal arts school known for its environmental focus, will pay no more than $30,450 in tuition next year. They’ll pay the same the following year. […]

12/24/2013

In this undated photo provided by Eric Dahl, Dahl, a University of Wisconsin computer engineering  student with a nickname of "Silo," fills up on a 13-pound bowl of Vietnamese noodles known as pho. The competitive eater has become a top-ranked competitor nationally, using prize earnings to help pay for his UW-Madison degree. (AP Photo/Aramis Phillip Alvarez)

College student helps pay tuition by eating

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin student with a nickname of “Silo” is eating his way through school — competitively. Computer engineering student Eric Dahl now ranks third in the world of competitive […]

09/21/2013

Image provided by Science and the University of Tokyo shows infectious particles of the avian H7N9 virus emerging from a cell. (AP Photo/Takeshi Noda/University of Tokyo, Science)

Scientists plan controversial lab-made bird flu

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists who sparked an outcry by creating easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu for research purposes want to try such experiments again using a worrisome new strain. This time around, the U.S. […]

08/07/2013

US Department of Veterans Affairs (AP Photo)

Vets face confusion using GI Bill at state schools

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In choosing to serve her country in uniform, Hayleigh Lynn Perez knowingly accepted a nomadic life. Now the former Army sergeant says she and thousands of vets trying to get a higher education are being penalized for that enforced rootlessness.

01/05/2013

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