Photo galleries

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.

College GameDay returns for Ohio State matchup

October 15, 2016

Spirits run high Saturday as the Badgers take on Ohio State, a football matchup highlighted by ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast. The game was tight throughout and …

1916 fire changed the face of Bascom

October 5, 2016

One hundred years ago, Bascom Hall underwent a momentous change. The imposing dome that once topped the building burned on Oct. 10, 1916. Fortunately, the rest of the structure was spared and Bascom has survived looking pretty much the same for the century since. But go back further and you'll see some striking differences. This gallery of Bascom Hall images reveals how much the iconic landmark has evolved over the years before, during and after the fire.

Students share impassioned messages at ‘Dear World’ event

September 21, 2016

Numerous UW–Madison students shared the messages that are important to them through a unique means at "Dear World" event on Sept. 20 at Gordon Dining and Event Center. They painted the messages on their bodies, and then portraits were taken of them displaying them.

Slideshow: Campus ramps up with move-in, JVN Day

August 30, 2016

The UW–Madison campus began to hum with action again in the past week, with the return of students to the dorms and the JVN Day 2016 festival.

International flavor

June 6, 2016

More than 300 people attend the third annual South Madison International Community Night, held on the grounds of Villager Mall in Madison on June 2, 2016. The free community event included five international food carts, several musical performances and more than 20 family-friendly arts and science activities.