Tag Student life

Dean Lori Berquam reflects on Orlando shootings

June 17, 2016

Dean of Students Lori Berquam reflects on the shootings and highlights the support available on campus for healing, fellowship and community.

Wisconsin Ninja Warrior

June 10, 2016

“American Ninja Warrior” featured UW–Madison student Zack Kemmerer on June 13. Kemmerer, a former All-American wrestler, is a Ph.D. candidate in biochemistry.

Terrace time

May 20, 2016

Crowds thronged the Memorial Union Terrace this week as it reopened following a major renovation.

Multicultural Student Center honors graduates, student leaders

May 11, 2016

Students and staff celebrated the end of the year with a ceremony and awarding of embroidered stoles to wear with caps and gowns.

Leadership Certificate awarded to 75 UW–Madison students

May 11, 2016

At the University of Wisconsin—Madison, a certificate program — similar to a minor at other universities — offers a chance for students to show their …

Meyerhoff Awards recognize student leadership, service and scholarship

May 11, 2016

Over two dozen students, selected by campus academic and student affairs organizations, received the honor in recognition of leadership, service and scholarship.

Laverne Cox visits

May 10, 2016

Cox, an actress and advocate for moving beyond traditional gender expectations, spoke on campus Monday as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecture Series.

More than 150 new members join Phi Beta Kappa at UW–Madison

May 10, 2016

158 students and two faculty members were honored at the 2016 spring banquet.

Student Personnel Association honors seven student services professionals

May 10, 2016

The organization exists to create cross-campus connections among people who work with students to support, enhance and reinforce the UW's learning mission.

Social work graduate: ‘My greatest goal … is to make people see each other as human beings’

May 9, 2016

A 16-year-old boy is shown into the room. There are four tables set up in a rectangle; seven people sit around the ‘“U,” facing him.

Commencement spotlight: Class of 2016

May 9, 2016

Every one of the 6,517 students graduating this week has a unique story to tell about their UW–Madison experience — of challenges overcome, connections forged, contributions made.

Students present creative innovation at New Arts Venture Challenge

May 4, 2016

Funding pitches to investors tend to relate to innovative ideas in science, engineering or business. At the University of Wisconsin—Madison, a campus wide competition has …

Common ‘Threads’ displayed at SoHE student fashion show

May 4, 2016

Students in the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the University of Wisconsin—Madison’s School of Human Ecology presented “Threads 2016: IMPACT” on Saturday, April 30 …