Tag Student life

UW-Madison graduate named Gates Cambridge Scholar

February 15, 2016

Joanna Lawrence received her bachelor’s degree in anthropology from UW–Madison and completed her master’s degree in archaeology at Cambridge last year.

Meet the student video contest winners!

February 10, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank challenged students to create a 90-second video showing how they’re living the Wisconsin Idea. The prize: tickets to a men’s basketball game.

Black Greek Letter Organizations have a small but powerful presence in Madison

February 10, 2016

When UW–Madison Alpha Phi Alpha members mention they’re in a fraternity, they can usually guess how people will respond. “‘Where’s your house?’ That’s the number one question,” says member Kenneth Cole.

UW Law School accepting applications to new Pre-Law Scholars Program

February 9, 2016

The James E. Jones Pre-Law Scholars Program is designed to improve access for students from historically underrepresented groups and socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Zika virus at a glance: Be prepared

February 4, 2016

University Health Services shares information and suggested precautions for dealing with the virus, which has now appeared in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Contest seeks more amazing science images

February 4, 2016

To recognize the artistic merit of scientific imagery, the sixth annual Cool Science Image Contest is soliciting the most stunning visuals from student, faculty and staff scientists.

Meet the 2016 Spring Commencement speaker

February 3, 2016

Russell Wilson’s athleticism and leadership have made him a star on and off the field since high school.

UW-Madison places among top teams in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

February 3, 2016

A team of engineering students won 3rd place overall in a worldwide competition to design a pod for shuttling people on the futuristic high-speed transportation system known.

Bundled up

February 2, 2016

A student keeps warm in her Badger hat as she walks along Linden Drive at the University of Wisconsin–Madison during a class change on Jan.

Students and staff plan a full slate for Black History Month 2016

January 27, 2016

Even with 29 days in February, the student planning committee for UW–Madison's Black History Month organized so many activities that they spill into the months on either side.

UW-Madison enhances efforts to combat sexual assault

January 26, 2016

Sexual violence and the university’s response to it remains a topic of concern on our campus and others across the country. We want to share …

Greek task force takes action against sexual violence

January 20, 2016

Last semester, leaders of the four Greek Governing Council executive boards at the University of Wisconsin–Madison convened a task force to identify and implement recommendations …

Study strong

December 18, 2015

As the semester draws to a close, students study inside Wendt Library at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Dec. 6, 2015.