Photo galleries

Black History Month Keynote Speaker

February 16, 2017

World-renowned poet, writer, commentator, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni gave a keynote speech Wednesday at Gordon Dining and Event Center as part of …

UWPD’s new police chief

February 2, 2017

An honor guard and a roomful of campus leaders, community members and friends welcomed Kristen Roman as the new UW–Madison chief of police Wednesday.

Helping teachers design educational video games

January 30, 2017

On Friday, Jan. 27, ten K-12 teachers from around Wisconsin and the region gathered at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to help design and create …

Now this is what Madison looks like in January

January 25, 2017

Despite half a foot of snow falling today, life on the UW campus continued today, with students making their way to class through the damp snow.

Lake Mendota Icescape

January 10, 2017

As lower temperatures set in, visitors enjoy the wintery transformation of Lake Mendota.

Sunrise at the Arboretum

January 4, 2017

The sun rose on a cold and quiet University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum on Jan. 4. Temperatures were only in the single digits, and most students were still gone on winter break.

Winter Commencement 2016

December 19, 2016

Moments in Time 2016: Photographers’ Choice

December 14, 2016

A pictorial look back at 2016 reveals that these 366 days at UW–Madison were filled with inspiring moments, both ordinary and extraordinary.

Another big night for Badger volleyball

December 3, 2016

The Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team defeated the Washington State Cougars during second round play in the NCAA Division 1 championship at the UW Field House Friday night. The Badgers swept the Cougars, 3-0, and advanced to the Sweet 16 regionals, to be hosted at the Field House Dec. 9-10.

Big night for Badger volleyball team

December 2, 2016

The Badgers volleyball team defeated Howard University Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 tournament at the UW–Madison Field House.

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.

Election Day on campus

November 8, 2016

Gordon Dining and Event Center was abuzz with Election Day activity as one of the polling places where a predominantly student population cast ballots for president, U.S. senator, and local officials Nov. 8.

Discussing ‘Evicted’

November 2, 2016

Students and faculty in the Sociology Department gather in the Sewell Social Science Building to hear sociologist Matthew Desmond, author of the 2016-2017 Go Big Read selection "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," speak on Nov. 2. Go Big Read (GBR), a common-reading program, is designed to engage students, faculty, staff and the community in a shared, academically focused reading experience.

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.

Campus prepares pumpkins, costumes for Halloween

October 28, 2016

The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.

Rise and shine

October 20, 2016

The first rays of the rising sun shine on Bascom Hall as a group of people gather on the Lincoln Terrace during a recent October morning. Red and white banners featuring the iconic W and the phrase “All Ways Forward” adorn the exterior columns. In the background is Van Hise Hall.