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Unleash your curiosity at the 13th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

September 26, 2023

With more than 300 events across the state, all are welcome to join the festivities through hands-on science exhibitions, performances, tours, pub nights, talks with scientists and authors, film screenings and so much more.


The 2023 winners: Cool Science Image Contest

September 26, 2023

Winning submissions were created with a variety of equipment and techniques, including digital cameras, transparent cellophane, cutting-edge microscopes and geographical maps.


Employers, students eager to connect at career fair

September 21, 2023

“Employers are really seeking UW–Madison students,” said Angie White, executive director of SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science.

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People run on treadmills while looking out the window.

Bakke center qualities: nature, wellness, “one-stop shop” and welcoming atmosphere The Bakke offers a wide range of features including cardio, weightlifting, cooking, dancing, sport simulators, nap pods, mental health and wellness, a rock wall and even a protein shake station. See more

Photo by: Althea Dotzour

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Incarceration rates, falling in every US state, drive significant shifts in risk of prison for marginalized groups

September 18, 2023

Young Americans in general have grown less likely to break the law in recent decades, according to the researchers, driving much of the decrease in imprisonment. Some policy changes have contributed as well.

Student life

Lifting up UW’s Latinx community with a March Up Bascom

September 18, 2023

Members of the UW–Madison Latinx community celebrated the kick-off of Latinx Heritage Month at the annual March Up Bascom event on Sept. 15.


UW–Madison is 35th in 2024 U.S. News ‘Best Colleges’ rankings

September 18, 2023

It is UW–Madison’s highest overall U.S. News ranking in the past 15 years, and the fifth year in a row that the university has moved up — advancing 14 places since ranking 49th in 2019.