Category Society & Culture
The final touches of construction were being put in place during a preview tour of the Hamel Music Center Sept. 16. The Mead Witter School of Music is looking for volunteers Sept. 19 and 20, to sit quietly in the audience and hear professional acousticians perform the final tuning.
Sifting and winnowing has a special meaning at UW–Madison. Those words were first shared on Sept. 18, 1894, by the UW Board of Regents in defense of a professor named Richard Ely. How did an agricultural phrase come to symbolize academic freedom?
Bascom Hill looks a little bit different at the moment than it did at the end of spring semester. Crews are busy replacing underground utilities, some of which date back to the 1890s. How well do you know your Bascom Hill history?
Megan Doherty Bea Q&A Megan Doherty Bea, Assistant Professor of Consumer Science Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania Educational/professional background: I’m a sociologist by…
His desire to attend UW–Madison never wavered throughout his recovery, with a focus on gaining the skills to run his own music studio.
UW–Madison ranked 23rd overall, as well as fifth in research expenditures and third in the number of science and engineering PhDs awarded.
With opening celebrations of the center planned for the weekend of October 25-27, 2019, many more audiences will experience its state-of-the-art acoustics and inspired setting.
“This was a woman who up through her 80s was still vibrant and still writing. That’s the inspiration to me to keep doing what I love,” says literature professor Sandra Adell.
Martin was an assistant coach for the UW football team from 1970 to 1974 and a student at UW Law School from 1974 to 1976. He went on to serve as a Madison city attorney and later as a respected jurist and strong advocate for equal justice.
The Campus Art Exchange makes art formerly banished to storage available for public display in UW–Madison buildings. Artwork must be hung in public spaces such as hallways, common areas, conference rooms or other gathering spaces — not private offices.