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Fifty-five champion spellers from Wisconsin compete in the annual Badger State Spelling Bee at the Starlight Theater at Madison Youth Arts. 

A memorial service is held for former UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank Saturday after she died from cancer on Feb. 17. Blank led UW-Madison for nine years and left in May 2022 to become the president at Northwestern University in Illinois, a job she stepped back from after receiving a can…


Rebecca Blank helped put a university education in reach for low-income students through the Bucky's Tuition Promise, steered UW-Madison through the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and brought billions in gifts and donations to expand research enterprise.

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