UW System campuses may serve as COVID-19 vaccine distribution hubs https://t.co/geT3kXOBdG — Wisconsin State Journal (@WiStateJournal) December 21, 2020
In an interview over the weekend, UW System President Tommy Thompson noted that UW System students are significantly more likely to be tested on any given day than the general population & that it’s not a surprise that we are identifying cases. https://t.co/tck0LKD6z0 — UW System (@UWSystem) September 22, 2020 …
“They are in my head,” said Thompson when asked during a panel discussion with journalists about his parameters for closing down campuses. “Even the people around me don’t know.”
Whitewater’s difference is clear: she mostly depends on a (relatively large for the city’s size) public university campus, along with few light manufacturing concerns in her industrial park. It’s the public university – one that depends on public funds – that sustains Whitewater at her present size.