Tag Student life

CyberBadgers: A look back at 2016 on social media at UW

December 22, 2016

A look back at some of the most popular Tweets and Instagram posts at UW–Madison during 2016.

Winter Commencement 2016

December 19, 2016

Students make finals of ‘Team Ninja Warrior’

December 19, 2016

Three UW students – "Science Ninja" Zach Kemmerer, pole vaulter Taylor Amann and "R.A. Ninja" Andrew Philibeck – made it to the finals of "Team Ninja Warrior College Madness," airing Dec. 20.

Astronaut James Lovell’s commencement speech

December 18, 2016

Read the complete text of Capt. James A. Lovell's commencement address to 2016 winter graduates.

‘Go Big Read’ seeking book submissions featuring contemporary issues

December 14, 2016

Go Big Read is opening up nominations to any book that has a contemporary theme that will lend itself to discussion.

UW-Madison winter commencement takes place Sunday

December 14, 2016

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Kohl Center.

Q&A: Student speaker says UW ‘transformed’ him

December 14, 2016

Student keynote speaker Terrence Thurk, who's graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering, was selected after submitting a video showing his passion for UW–Madison.

Abdu’Allah to lead arts learning community

December 13, 2016

Artist — and barber — Faisal Abdu’Allah talks about his work while cutting the hair of volunteer Alison Jones Chaim during …

Students in new HEX-U program to create ‘public humanities projects’

December 7, 2016

Undergraduates who enroll in a new program will design and undertake “public humanities projects” to meet the needs of the local community.

New ESL active learning lab expands learning possibilities for international students

December 5, 2016

The UW–Madison ESL program — part of the English Department — recently celebrated the launch of a new interactive learning lab.

The 15th edition of Curb Magazine is all about love in Wisconsin

December 5, 2016

Each year, 21 students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin–Madison participate in a unique capstone project: writing, …

Memorial Union first floor to reopen on Dec. 5

November 28, 2016

Memorial Union’s first floor will reopen Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. with the Daily Scoop, Badger Market and Peet’s Coffee & Tea serving customers and comfortable study space available.

UW-Madison statement on Ben Shapiro lecture

November 16, 2016

Commentator Ben Shapiro was invited to speak on campus on Nov. 16 by a Registered Student Organization, the Young Americans for Freedom, UW–Madison …

Homecoming 2016 in pictures

November 12, 2016

As Badgers everywhere celebrate Homecoming, thousands gathered for the annual downtown parade.

Remembering the fallen on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

To mark Veterans Day on Friday, volunteers took turns on Bascom Hill reading the names and hometowns of more than 6,800 U.S. service members killed in military action in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.

CAE celebrates 50 years of support for underrepresented students

November 9, 2016

The program guides first-generation students, low-income students and students of color through the UW–Madison experience.

Video chronicles UW–Madison students’ journey to Washington

November 2, 2016

UW-Madison students recently traveled to Washington D.C. for the grand opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African-American History & Culture. View their story.

Giving Lakeshore a lift

October 31, 2016

On Oct. 23, midshipmen from UW–Madison's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps turned out to tidy up Lakeshore Nature Preserve, removing invasive species and litter, collecting seeds and spreading mulch to redefine trails.