Long-awaited Alumni Park unites downtown campus area, creates ‘cultural district’

UW-Madison’s Alumni Park will soon offer a stunning view of Lake Mendota on one end, and the social center of the campus on the other. Read full article at: http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/long-awaited-alumni-park-unites-downtown-campus-area-creates-cultural/article_3611fd1f-ccc0-5f4c-821f-bc826231718c.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=madisondotcom

City gives nod to UW-Madison campus master plan, expedited review process

A master plan for the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus adopted by the City Council gives the university an expedited process of review for its development projects. Read full article at: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/university/city-gives-nod-to-uw-madison-campus-master-plan-expedited/article_2a39a45b-ae84-58a9-9f70-18421d2ec7d8.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share

Darling to lead facilities planning and management unit

David Darling, director of the Facilities Management and Operations Center for Sandia National Laboratories, has been named associate vice chancellor for facilities planning and management at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Read full article at: http://news.wisc.edu/darling-to-lead-facilities-planning-and-management-unit/

Lakeshore researchers learn to fight weeds by studying them

UW-Madison students help a collaboration between the Lakeshore Nature Preserve and weed scientist Mark Renz that is researching how to best control invasive species in disturbed environments in the preserve. Read full article at: http://news.wisc.edu/lakeshore-research-learns-how-to-fight-weeds-by-studying-them/

Madison ordinance would tighten restrictions on moped parking

Madison officials are looking to address congested moped parking in shared public areas by creating a stricter set of rules that would keep sidewalks and terraces clear of the vehicles. Read full article at: http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-ordinance-would-tighten-restrictions-on-moped-parking/article_e36c1623-b24d-5972-a584-e3a04209592e.html