Women and advanced degrees in the UW System

In 2010, women earned 55 percent of the 24,766 bachelor’s degrees conferred by the University of Wisconsin System (UWS). In addition, UWS granted 7,145 advanced degrees in 2010. What percentage of the 7,145 advanced degrees did women receive? A. 32% B. 46% C. 57% D. 65%

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Thank goodness they took after their Mom

This weekend, both of my daughters graduate from UW-Madison. On this special occasion I celebrate their success and reflect back at how times have changed since I attended UW-Madison. First, I could never get into UW-Madison today with the grades I had in high school, but that’s another story. Secondly, the summer before I started […]

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2 + 2 = 5?

According to the American Community Survey 2005-2009 five-year data, the median family income in Wisconsin ($64,609) was higher than the U.S. median family income ($62,363). However, per capita income in Wisconsin ($26,447) was lower than the U.S. ($27,041). How can that be? A. Family values are higher in Wisconsin B. The results were tabulated in […]

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