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Election Day

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It's Election Day — be an active citizen by voting for the candidates of your choice. If you need help finding your polling place location or registering at the polls, the Madison City Clerk or a new site from the state Government Accountability Board, My Vote Wisconsin, can help. Related: The J-School's Badger Report will be providing video election coverage. Or, watch returns with WUD's Society and Politics Committee in the Rathskeller, Lakefront on Langdon, or The Sett.

Top Stories

Grant to fund new cybersecurity research facility

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Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research and UW–Madison will share in a $23.6 million Homeland Security grant to advance the security of software that controls an ever-expanding cyberinfrastructure. The grant will create the Software Assurance Marketplace research facility at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

Faculty Senate delays HR Design vote

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The Faculty Senate on Monday postponed a vote on a resolution endorsing the framework of the HR Design strategic plan until its Dec. 3 meeting.

University Roundtable Series

Register now for the November 14th Evolution of Music session, featuring Dr. Chuck Snowdon.

Around Campus

Chancellor search forum set for tomorrow

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Which qualities would you like to see in the next chancellor? Tell the folks tasked with identifying the best candidates to become the next leader of UW–Madison. The chancellor search and screen committee is holding a forum at the Gordon Dining and Event Center on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

CDR helps fuel Badgers with whey recovery drink

Wisconsin really says it all, at least when it comes to Red Whey, a new recovery drink for UW-Madison student-athletes. The tart cherry juice and whey protein beverage was developed by a collaboration between the the Athletic Department, the Center for Dairy Research, a Wisconsin whey processor and Wisconsin’s own Country Ovens-Cherry De-Lite.

Student-athletes lead Red and White Hunger Fight

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The Red and White Hunger Fight is a campuswide food drive benefiting the Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin. Food donations can be placed in barrels around campus until Monday, Nov. 12.

Inside Info

From tree to table through canning, drying, freezing

Many apple varieties grown in Wisconsin orchards are ripe and ready. These apples can be eaten fresh or baked into pies, but there are also options for individuals looking to preserve the fall bounty well past winter. Here's a look at how to preserve the fall goodness.

Milestones

Math scholars, author, surgeon take honors

Twenty-two UW-Madison mathematicians named society fellows; James Sweet wins Frederick Douglass Book Prize; Daniel Resnick named president-elect of Congress of Neurological Surgesons.

Events

Talks highlight Emancipation Proclamation’s 150th

Photo: Steven Kantrowitz

"Emancipations," a  series of free talks conceived by historian Steven Kantrowitz, delves deep into the events leading up to the freeing of the slaves. On Nov. 8, Kantrowitz will be a featured guest at the Wisconsin Book Festival, discussing his new book, "More Than Freedom: Fighting for Black Citizenship in a White Republic, 1829-1889."

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