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  • Blue-green algae spotted on Lake Mendota June 10, 2014 Cyanobacteria, or toxic blue-green algae blooms, have been spotted today, Tuesday, June 10, on Lake Mendota in the area of Memorial Union and Hoofers.
  • Photo: UW lake lifesaving station Lifesaving station advises caution in the water May 7, 2014 As the weather begins to get warmer, the UW Lifesaving Station is reminding people of the lake’s potential dangers and encouraging all of those enjoying the water to use caution.
  • Timely Warning: May 5, 2014 May 5, 2014
  • Timely Warning: May 3, 2014 May 3, 2014
  • Campus bike thefts on the rise April 29, 2014 As the weather gets nicer, more and more people are out and about on their bikes. With that, we know the number of thefts of bicycles typically increases — and this year is no different. In fact, compared to this time last year, bike thefts on the UW-Madison campus have nearly doubled.
  • Plan ahead for Saturday's Crazylegs Classic April 25, 2014 The UW-Madison Police Department has been working with event organizers to ensure a successful, safe event — and we have full confidence there will be no problems. However, we’d like to remind participants and spectators that carry-in restrictions are in place at Camp Randall Stadium, where the run finishes.
  • Tornado Statewide tornado drill planned April 24 April 23, 2014 It's Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin, making it a good time to plan ahead and think about storms and safety.
  • UWPD hosts drug take-back event April 25 April 23, 2014 The UW-Madison Police Department is hosting a drug take-back event on Friday, April 25— aimed at getting expired and/or unused medications out of homes, and into the hands of qualified professionals who will safely and responsibly dispose of the medications.
  • Firefighter in truck 'Bucky's House' helps keep campus safe Feb. 18, 2014 The bond between the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and the firefighters at Fire Station No. 4 on Monroe Street, just across from Camp Randall Stadium, is a strong and valued one.
  • Cole joins UWPD as director of threat intervention services Feb. 4, 2014 One of UW-Madison’s more unusual recent hires is also one of its most important. Chris Cole, director of threat intervention services, occupies a new full-time position focusing on a cohesive assessment and response process for potential campus safety threats.
  • Update: UW classes resume Jan. 28, 2014 Classes at UW-Madison – called off for the morning due to the bitter cold temperatures – resumed at noon today, Tuesday, Jan. 28.
  • Photo: UW Police officer Juan Avila Accreditors ask, 'How are UW Police doing?' Jan. 23, 2014 The UW-Madison Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
  • UW employee killed in Thursday incident Jan. 16, 2014 A University of Wisconsin-Madison employee was killed in a Thursday incident on Lake Street near Mendota Court.
  • Update: Despite cold, campus expected to be open Jan. 3, 2014 As campus prepares for double-digit below zero temperatures early next week, employees are reminded to take extra precautions to prepare for the extremely cold weather.
  • Update: No changes to Winter Commencement plans Dec. 22, 2013 The Winter Commencement ceremony will take place as scheduled at the Kohl Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. Extra crews have worked through the night to clear nearby sidewalks and plow parking lots.
  • Students, families asked to plan ahead for snow, Winter Commencement Dec. 20, 2013 UW-Madison students and parents are encouraged to plan ahead for the 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22 Winter Commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.
  • Small fire in Chamberlin Hall quickly extinguished Nov. 22, 2013 A small electrical fire caused the evacuation of Chamberlin Hall Friday afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Photo: Bus Madison Metro buses returning to Bascom Hill Nov. 13, 2013 As construction at and around Memorial Union transitions to the next phase, the intersection at North Park Street and Langdon Street has reopened and will again accommodate Madison Metro campus bus routes, according to UW Transportation Services.
  • Fire on Old University Ave. displaces students Nov. 10, 2013 The Dean of Students’ Office is leading efforts to assist approximately 50 University of Wisconsin-Madison students affected by an overnight structural fire near campus.
  • UWPD: Updates on crime-related communications Nov. 1, 2013