Tag Student life

Student-run business makes its imprint on campus

April 27, 2016

StudentPrint holds a t-shirt hang on Bascom Hill every fall. The student-run business works with hundreds of student organizations to create customized posters, buttons, …

E-cigarettes, other changes covered by smoke-free policy updates

April 27, 2016

Current policy is silent on electronic smoking devices and many students and employees have requested clarification.

CLI Spring Open House celebrates leadership development

April 27, 2016

The Coordinated Leadership Initiative has positively impacted curriculum, student organizations and employee engagement.

YouW Profile: Madeline Horan, WUD Music Committee

April 25, 2016

Junior Madeline Horan, majoring in Communication Science and Disorders, is an active member of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Music Committee. Members book, promote, and cover shows …

Undergraduate Symposium gives student researchers the chance to shine

April 20, 2016

More than 500 student presenters came together to showcase their creativity, achievement, research and service learning.

Syrian refugee shares story of persecution for Out and About Month

April 6, 2016

Campus speaker Subhi Nahas made history when he testified at the United Nations about the persecution of gays and lesbians throughout the Middle East by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.

Q&A: Scholar-scientist Keven Stonewall is motivated by passion

March 30, 2016

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Keven Stonewall discovered a love for science at an early age.

Office for Civil Rights to visit campus, meet with students

March 18, 2016

OCR representatives will visit campus April 12-14 to conduct focus groups and host office hours.

Great People Scholarship program raises $44 million to help low-income students

March 4, 2016

Since its launch, the program has provided more than 1,900 students with crucial financial assistance.

Battle for Bascom 2016

March 4, 2016

Hundreds of students engaged in the epic snowball fight held annually on Bascom Hill. The spirited battle pits members of the Lakeshore and Southeast residence halls against each other.

UW-Madison awarded $360,501 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes

February 29, 2016

The grant is anticipated to support 205 new paid internships during the 2015-2018 academic years.

‘Moving Forward’ turns talk toward action on race, climate

February 24, 2016

Students, faculty and staff took part in “Moving Forward: Conversations on Racial and Ethnic Diversity,” a campuswide forum on Feb. 24.

Student group helps Special Olympians go for the gold

February 17, 2016

On a recent Saturday, a basketball tournament filled the SERF gyms with the usual sights and sounds: huddles, cries of “Hands up!” and “Rebound!” from …