Tag Student life

New program makes vegetables, produce available for free on campus

June 19, 2017

The new UW Campus Food Shed will give students and faculty access to free vegetables and produce, stocked by UW agriculture researchers and local farms with excess crops.

A Badger’s guide to fairs and festivals this summer

June 13, 2017

If you still need more fun things to do this summer — even after reading our guide to cheap summer activities — there’s a festival or fair near Madison almost every week for the rest of the summer.

Cheap thrills: Free and inexpensive ways to fill out your summer Bucky list

June 6, 2017

Summer is great time to enjoy everything the city of Madison has to offer, but most of the time experiencing Madison requires one …

Flamingos, pranks and togas: Leon Varjian exhibit highlights Madison’s playful past

May 24, 2017

Materials from recently discovered storage units have been organized into an exhibition called “Dizzyland: Leon Varjian and the Antics of the Pail & Shovel Party.”

With ceremony and salutes, ROTC graduates begin their military service

May 17, 2017

Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, the head of Naval Service Training Command, commissioned 35 members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Reserve Officers Training Corps in a ceremony May 13 at Gordon Dining and Event Center.

Starting their service

May 15, 2017

On May 13, 32 members of the UW–Madison Reserve Officer Training Corps were commissioned to serve in the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

“Don’t sit back and wait for good things to happen,” Levitan tells grads

May 13, 2017

About 42,000 turned out for Saturday's commencement exercises in Camp Randall to hear the 'Modern Family' producer.

Scenes from Saturday Commencement 2017

May 13, 2017

More than 7,000 graduates took part in commencement exercises this weekend, celebrating with family and friends from around Wisconsin, the country and the world. Festivities began …

Friday Commencement full of ‘peace, love, happiness’

May 13, 2017

“In your time here, no matter what school, college, department, institute, or research center you’ve been part of, I hope you’ve found an extraordinary community of scholars,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank told the graduates.

Grads, you’re almost there!

May 12, 2017

All week, flocks of soon-to-be graduates have covered campus, celebrating and capturing photos of this special time.

Speaker: You have to be your own ignition

May 10, 2017

"I’m a firm believer in that you can be successful at whatever you want to be. If there is something that you are really good at, you should just believe in yourself and stick to that."

Commencement spotlight: Class of 2017

May 7, 2017

Some overcame immense challenges to get here. All have achieved a cherished goal. See how some members of the Class of 2017 made their mark.

Black Cultural Center to hold grand opening Wednesday

May 1, 2017

Located on the first floor of the Red Gym, the center's festivities will include drop-in events and gatherings that celebrate the contributions of black culture to the Wisconsin Experience.

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)