Tag Student life

Moments in Time: Photographers’ Choice 2015

December 17, 2015

This now-annual collection of photographs compiled by University Communications photographers Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter highlights some of the decisive moments of 2015.

Town hall meeting on graduate stipend changes scheduled

December 15, 2015

“Graduate students play a critical role in the university’s educational and research excellence,” says Graduate School Dean William Karpus.

Graduate assistantship stipend policy to change

November 17, 2015

UW-Madison plans to implement changes in the administrative policy by which graduate assistantship stipends are set in order to remain competitive in attracting the best possible graduate students across all disciplines and to ensure that graduate students are students first and employees second.

Black Out March seeks to raise awareness about race issues

November 13, 2015

They came together by the hundreds on a blustery night on Bascom Hill in peaceful protest. University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty, staff and community supporters, of all colors and from diverse backgrounds, gathered on Nov. 12 to speak against injustice and to march in solidarity with students at the University of Missouri and other campuses across the nation.

Student veterans balance hard-earned skills, blending in

November 10, 2015

Sam Soderberg’s hair is short but not buzzed; on a November morning, he looks like any other economics major getting coffee before class. He has an eye for his fellow service members, picking up cues that give away men and women who have served in the military.

Looking for spring courses? Check out these 11 intriguing offerings

November 9, 2015

Registration is upon us once more. Before you click that “Enroll Now” button, explore all your options. Why not take a class in a subject …

Recent sightings: Paddling pumpkins

October 15, 2015

In a quirky celebration of the fall harvest, participants paddled on Lake Mendota in massive, hollowed-out pumpkins made buoyant by inflated inner tubes in the annual Hoofer Sailing Club Pumpkin Regatta Oct. 10. The event is organized by UW–Madison horticulture professors Irwin Goldman and Jim Nienhuis.