Photo galleries

Becoming Bucky

May 3, 2017

Each spring, a few students vie for the chance to become Bucky Badger. See how they're put to the test.

Through ‘Bucky’s Classroom,’ young students across the state get monthly visits from UW ambassadors, campus tours

May 1, 2017

Seven schools from around the state participated in the “Bucky’s Classroom” program, which sent UW–Madison student ambassadors into middle schools to lead monthly classroom activities to increase college awareness and get the kids thinking about career goals.

Spring Ephemerals

April 27, 2017

Small is beautiful as spring ephemerals carpet a campus hillside. Ephemerals — spring flowers that prosper and blossom before trees shade them for the summer …

Nobody Does It Better: 20 Years at the Kohl

April 22, 2017

Band director Mike Leckrone, now in his 48th year at UW–Madison, leads the 43rd annual UW Varsity Band Spring Concert at the Kohl Center. This …

Stand against DUI

April 20, 2017

Members of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association and Madison Area Chinese Community Organization (MACCO) held a demonstration in front of Dane County Public …

Awards recognize staff contributions across campus

April 20, 2017

Experts in such diverse areas as business practices, animal research, agricultural equipment and building maintenance are just a few of the many university staff who keep the wheels of UW–Madison turning.

Celebration of Color

April 17, 2017

Hundreds of students participate in the spirited Hindu tradition of throwing colored powder during Rang de Madison, a Holi festival of color hosted by the …

Latino Youth Summit

April 13, 2017

More than 80 Latino middle school students explored and built their knowledge about going to college, and the expectation that earning a degree is an attainable goal, through the workshops and activities offered at the Annual Latino Youth Summit April 12-13.

University honors excellence in academic staff

April 11, 2017

Eight members of UW–Madison’s academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2017 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.

Cool Science Images 2017

March 28, 2017

Ten images and two videos by University of Wisconsin–Madison students, faculty and staff have been named winners of the 2017 Cool Science Image Contest.

With quirky photo project, student captures breadth, variety of campus libraries

March 24, 2017

The “Libraries of UW–Madison” is a quirky trip through the stacks of a top university. In 41 photos, a student captures what makes each library unique.

Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017

March 15, 2017

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

Wind-crafted icicles of Mendota

March 10, 2017

The wind pushes the water of Lake Mendota and creates ice sculptures alongside Lake Mendota.

Ice-covered Ice Age Trail

February 28, 2017

Our senior photographer, Jeff Miller, captured the beauty of a recent freezing rain creating a layer of ice on everything at Ice Age …

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.