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OASD works to combat opportunity gaps created with at-home learning

Submitted photo - K-12 students throughout Wisconsin are learning at home after school districts closed to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
April 16, 2020

Students and teachers across the Oshkosh Area School District are adapting to at-home learning, but opportunity gaps have caused some students to have a more difficult time adjusting than others. The...

UW Oshkosh education students provide K-12 tutoring

UW Oshkosh education students provide K-12 tutoring
April 16, 2020

About 89 teacher candidates studying at UW Oshkosh are partnered with 190 K-12 students from across the country to help support their learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was initiated...

‘This is not ideal:’ UW Oshkosh summer courses go online

'This is not ideal:' UW Oshkosh summer courses go online
April 15, 2020

UW Oshkosh will continue delivering course materials online through at least the first four-week session of summer 2020, according to an email from Provost John Koker. The decision, delivered by Koker...

Safer at Home is working; curve is beginning to flatten

Safer at Home is working; curve is beginning to flatten
April 14, 2020

People across the state of Wisconsin have risen to the challenge of COVID-19 by changing the way they work, play, and interact with friends and family. By staying Safer at Home, practicing physical...

UW Oshkosh announces virtual commencement ceremony

UW Oshkosh announces virtual commencement ceremony
April 10, 2020

In a campuswide email Friday, Chancellor Leavitt announced that UW Oshkosh will host a virtual commencement program on Saturday, May 16. “We plan to include as much of the Pomp and Circumstance that...

Oshkosh prison has 3 confirmed COVID-19 cases, ACLU sues to release vulnerable inmates

Oshkosh prison has 3 confirmed COVID-19 cases, ACLU sues to release vulnerable inmates
April 9, 2020

Three inmates at the Oshkosh Correctional Institution have been confirmed to have COVID-19, according to the Department of Corrections website.  As of April 9, there have been no confirmed cases among...

Oshkosh’s essential workers keep city running amid health worries

Local essential workers face an increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to their interaction with the public.
April 9, 2020

Thousands of workers in Wisconsin are coping with a heightened sense of anxiety as they risk exposure to COVID-19 to provide residents with essential goods and services amid a global pandemic. Some...

UW Oshkosh switching to opt-in pass/fail grading

UW Oshkosh switching to opt-in pass/fail grading
April 9, 2020

UW Oshkosh will be switching to an optional pass/fail grading system for the Spring 2020 semester, according to John Koker, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. At a digital open forum...

Leavitt: UW Oshkosh finances ‘OK’ but ‘not great’

Leavitt: UW Oshkosh finances 'OK' but 'not great'
April 9, 2020

UW Oshkosh is currently “working through a number of scenarios” to formulate a plan for the university moving forward as the coronavirus pandemic continues, Chancellor Andrew Leavitt said at a digital...

State election on, off and on again after Supreme Court vote

April Lee / Advance-Titan — City of Oshkosh poll workers at the Oshkosh Seniors Center wore masks and took other preventative methods Tuesday to stop the spread of the coronavirus during the spring  election.
April 6, 2020

On Monday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court voted 4-2 to block an executive order from Gov. Tony Evers that would have suspended in-person voting for Tuesday’s spring election. The order would have moved...

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