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Get Social: Early winter brings a cold beauty

November 13, 2019

The early onset of winter is bad for our frozen fingers and toes, but it certainly makes for some beautiful photos. The white landscape, pink sky and smoky lake give campus a mysterious vibe, in this week's Get Social.

Wendricks make Horticulture 120 course a family affair

November 13, 2019

Five members of the Wendricks family -- three cousins and their grandparents -- are all taking a horticulture class together this semester. They sit together.

Tunneling under Bascom Hill

November 13, 2019

A huge, custom-made borer has started drilling a 640-foot-long tunnel under Bascom Hill to carry utilities. The borer, 11 feet in diameter, was lowered into a reinforced earthen pit between South Hall and the Law Building, where it runs on hydraulic tracks installed there, filling carts with earth as it excavates the face of the tunnel.

UW has second highest voter turnout in Big Ten

November 12, 2019

As a result of the increased voter turnout, the 14 presidents across the Big Ten Conference have agreed to continue the challenge for the 2020 presidential election.

“Stories from the Flood” recount suffering, resilience in Kickapoo Valley towns

November 12, 2019

“Stories from the Flood,” a collaboration involving UW–Madison, has gathered over 70 written, audio, and video interviews with people who experienced what some call a “thousand-year” flood along the Kickapoo River and nearby Coon Creek.

Ada Deer, champion of women’s and Native American rights, to discuss memoir Nov. 19

November 12, 2019

"I was born a Menominee Indian. That is who I was born and how I have lived,” she writes in “Making a Difference: My Fight for Native Rights and Social Justice.”

Blank to join APLU board, executive committee

November 11, 2019

The Chancellor says she’s looking forward to guiding strategy and advocacy efforts in support of public higher education at public universities in Wisconsin and around the country.

New Faculty Focus: Marina Maes

November 11, 2019

"What I love about family medicine is the strong team-based integrated approach in caring for the whole patient in a world of healthcare that is specialty focused."

New Faculty Focus: Natalie Schmitz

November 11, 2019

"My research program combines my experiences and expertise to optimize therapies, particularly cannabinoids, for neurologic conditions by investigating safety and efficacy."

Printmaggedon

November 11, 2019

A wide variety of works by graduate art students were on display during the annual Printmageddon Annual Grad Print Show at Gallery Seven in the Mosse Humanities Building.

Celebrating community this Veterans Day

November 8, 2019

Student veterans add depth and perspective to our classrooms and to our larger campus identity. We enjoy the personal freedoms we exercise every day because they stood up to fight for them.

Dakotah/Hidatsa elder, storyteller, and traditionalist to be Elder-In-Residence

November 8, 2019

The Elder-in-Residence program welcomes tribal leaders to campus to provide education and cultural exchanges. It’s part of a larger initiative to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students attending UW–Madison.

UW Odyssey Project raises record amount to help transform lives

November 7, 2019

"Keena's a great example of how our students come into the program with gifts they may not even know they have, find their voice, and change the world."

What will you do now? Diversity Forum’s second day explores equity

November 7, 2019

The second day of UW–Madison's Diversity Forum explored numerous inclusion topics, with sessions ranging from the language of gender identity to statewide racial disparities to inclusion for people with non-apparent disabilities.

WARF announces annual grant figures and 2019 Innovation Award winners

November 7, 2019

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has granted the university $80 million and the Morgridge Institute $11.9 million, and is honoring faculty members who made significant technological advances.

Rank them: Favorite Big Ten visitors (accessible version)

November 6, 2019

Already this season, we’ve had Spartans, Wolverines and Wildcats visit Madison to play our beloved Badgers. Each team visiting Camp Randall also brings along a…