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Task force announced for student climate survey  

April 27, 2017

The survey aims to understand students’ experiences with and perceptions about campus climate and diversity, including how people of different backgrounds and identities experience UW–Madison.

Campus marks Disability Awareness Week with art, tech and more

April 18, 2017

Events include lectures, an adaptive fitness open house, a technology fair and an art exhibition.

Symposium showcases gamut of student research, some of it already making lives better

April 17, 2017

A record 683 students took part in the annual celebration of undergraduate research.

Students and siblings bond through the college experience on Sibs Day

April 12, 2017

More than 200 UW students and brothers, sisters or other relatives or friends gathered to experience college life, campus and the city of Madison at the UW–Madison Parent Program’s Sibs Day.

Dance, drums, song fill Spring Powwow

April 2, 2017

Members of numerous Native American tribes participate in a drumming and dance ceremony during the Annual On Wisconsin Spring Powwow. The event was presented by Wunk Sheek and UW–Madison. (Multimedia by Léo Kim)

University statement on ASM resolution

March 30, 2017

The following statement was shared to media by University Communications on March 30. “We are encouraged that a number of students took …

NEH grant to create program linking business, humanities

March 29, 2017

The innovative project, called “Risk and Reward: Navigating Uncertainty Through Humanities – Business Connections,” will help Wisconsin undergraduate business students draw insights from history, literature, and philosophy as they navigate their business curriculum.

Leckrone back with the band after double bypass surgery

March 23, 2017

The longtime conductor returned in time to rehearse for the annual Varsity Band concerts April 20-22.

Japanese literature course leads to the ultimate field trip for UW students

March 10, 2017

Adam Kern, a professor of Japanese literature and visual culture, and four of his students went to Japan for a week to be profiled on a popular prime-time television program there.

International Learning Community fosters global connections among residents

March 1, 2017

The International Learning Community houses in Adams Residence Hall allow residents to be immersed in a language and learn about another culture.

UW-Madison ranked first in number of Peace Corps volunteers

February 28, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ranked first among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 87 Badgers currently volunteering worldwide.

Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace makes a difference throughout globe

February 17, 2017

Wisconsin Without Borders Marketplace (WWBM), a UW–Madison student organization, collaborates with artisan groups from Mexico, Ecuador, Nepal, India and Kenya to sell their jewelry, scarves and bags in Madison.

Black History Month Keynote Speaker

February 16, 2017

World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni gave a keynote speech Wednesday at Gordon Dining and Event Center as part of …

New film proves student’s theory: You can unring a bell

February 1, 2017

Engineering student Chris Nguyen of Waukesha, Wisconsin, won GE’s “Unimpossible Missions: The University Edition” competition last fall, receiving a 10-week paid internship at the GE Global …

Video: Philip Denis uses passion to blaze ‘Pathways’

February 1, 2017

Philip Denís, a graduate student and advisor at UW–Madison, discusses his work for Pathways to Educational Achievement, cultivating 'my own Wisconsin experience" and raising his children in the Badger community

Meet the spring 2017 commencement speaker

January 25, 2017

Modern Family's Phil Dunphy doesn't quite get it, but there's something funny about this year's spring commencement speaker. And the winner is ...

Spring 2017 commencement speaker will bring ‘a few laughs along with some good advice’

January 25, 2017

Steven Levitan, co-creator and executive producer of the ABC hit comedy “Modern Family” and a UW–Madison alum, will deliver the keynote at the May 13 ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.