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Wisconsin university adopts new drone policy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A new policy governing the use of unmanned aerial devices at a Wisconsin university allows researchers and instructors to use the drones on campus for research or educational purposes.The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2sowLwC) reports that University of Wisconsin-Madison's new policy will apply to indoor and outdoor spaces connected with the university, both in the United States and abroad.

UW-Madison sees more international student interest

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - University of Wisconsin-Madison is receiving more applications from international students as nearly 40 percent of colleges across the country report receiving fewer such applications.Campus officials tell the Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/2rl4iHe ) the university received about 900 more applications to join its fall 2017 freshman class from overseas, an increase of 14 percent from the previous year. Enrollment deposits are also up by 5 percent.

Police look for 2 women in fatal assault case

Autopsy report shows 24-year-old died of a traumatic brain injury

Police in northwestern Wisconsin are looking for two women who they say may have information about the death of a student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

UW-Madison spends $24M to keep 200 professors from leaving

The University of Wisconsin-Madison says it spent nearly $24 million in its latest fiscal year to persuade about 200 faculty members not to leave after other universities ramped up their efforts to lure professors away in the wake of budget cuts and tenure changes.

UW surgeon transplants kidney back into patient

Emily Young was running out of options and running out of hope. For two years the 15-year-old girl from Georgia and her family visited doctors and medical centers looking for answers to an unbearable pain she was living with.