Tag Student life

Calling all Badgers: HLN to broadcast live during special tailgating weekend

September 25, 2017

The UW–Madison campus and its football tailgating traditions will be showcased Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, during two mornings of live broadcasts on Headline News (HLN).

UW statement on student-produced clothing line

September 20, 2017

UW-Madison released the following statement on Sept. 20 in response to questions about the an unaffiliated student-produced clothing line. “UW-Madison strives to provide a welcoming …

Brand New Badger: Daughter of Hmong immigrants part of national push for more women in technology

September 19, 2017

“(My parents) urged my oldest sister to go to college, and she became the role model for the rest of us,” Rosee Xiong says. “And now I’m hoping I can be a role model for other minority students and for my younger siblings.”

At ‘Kick Back,’ plenty of fun but deeper bonds, too

September 19, 2017

A welcome celebration called “Kick Back” brought together students involved in various UW–Madison diversity programs, to have fun and build interpersonal connections.

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks

September 8, 2017

Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court shares insights on her life in the law Friday at the Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.

Chancellor Blank’s statement on Title IX and sexual assault

September 7, 2017

No student on our campus should have to deal with sexual assault. We have worked hard to develop a set of policies and practices that serve our students well.

Brand New Badger: A passionate voice on race relations chooses UW–Madison for grad school

September 6, 2017

Kyree Brooks, a first-year graduate student at UW–Madison, sought to use his platform as a student leader to improve race relations in his undergraduate years at UW-Whitewater.

Fall Public Service Fair to help students connect with community groups

September 5, 2017

UW-Madison will be hosting its annual Fall Public Service Fair from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 from 3 to 6 p.m. in Varsity Hall …

Chancellor Blank: Repealing DACA puts promising students at risk

September 5, 2017

We urge the administration and our congressional representatives to find a balanced approach that does not jeopardize the ability of our students to pursue their dreams and does not run counter to the core principles that our nation has held since its founding.

Summer sizzle: Eight UW–Madison students and the red-hot internships they just completed

August 30, 2017

“Internships have become increasingly important for students as a way to enhance their workplace-applied skills.”

Bored? Here’s how to find fun events in Madison

August 29, 2017

Students dance to a concert by rapper G-Eazy as he performs on the main stage outside the Memorial Union in 2014. Photo: …

College is a time to try on different hats — Just ask Lori!

August 28, 2017

In her welcome back message, UW–Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam encourages students to try on some new hats during their college careers.

Coding for equity: UW senior works to make the tech industry more inclusive

August 16, 2017

UW-Madison senior Katie Zutter is working to help solve issues of gender bias and inequity in computer science, and she finds that inequities in tech only fuel her to push for change.

New summer program helps international students acclimate before the fall rush

August 9, 2017

A new program allows first-year international students to arrive several weeks ahead of the fall semester and take an academic reading and writing class for non-native English speakers.

In Memoriam: “Band Mom” Phyllis Leckrone

August 8, 2017

Leckrone served as “band mom” to thousands of marching band students with care, dedication and support.

UW-Madison students reflect on study abroad experience

July 31, 2017

This summer, there are approximately 622 UW–Madison students studying abroad through International Academic Programs, up more than 19 percent compared to 2016. The students are scattered across the world, in 48 different countries.