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Photo gallery: 2017 winter commencement

December 17, 2017

More than 8,000 gathered at the Kohl Center to celebrate with the graduates.

2017 winter commencement: A day of selfies, victory laps and avoiding ‘hollow bunnies’

December 17, 2017

“When you find that place where what you’re good at and what you’re passionate about come together, that is where your life’s work awaits you,” Chancellor Blank said. “Choose opportunities that put you there.”

2017 winter commencement address: “Find your story, live it every day”

December 17, 2017

Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, top Hollywood writers and producers and graduates of UW–Madison, delivered the 2017 winter commencement address.

Student, faculty and staff voices help shape changes to meal plan set to take effect fall 2018

December 15, 2017

Student feedback is helping shape meal plan options set to roll out for new University Housing residents next year. “We’ve heard from campus stakeholders, and …

Living in the past: Director of University Archives retires

December 14, 2017

Under David Null’s care and expertise, the UW Archives have become one of the premier academic archives in the country.

Drinkwater and Czajkowski begin interim positions in Research and Graduate Education

December 14, 2017

Cynthia Czajkowski has been named interim associate vice chancellor for research in the biological sciences to fill in for Norman Drinkwater, who will become interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education when Marsha Mailick goes on temporary leave.

Video: 2017 was memorable at the unions

December 14, 2017

It was a banner year for the Wisconsin Union. Memorial Union unveiled years of restoration and renovation, and Union South was its usual bustling self. Throngs of students, faculty and staff streamed into the unions for fun, fellowship and relaxation in the campus’s “living room.”

Monkeys infected by mosquito bites further Zika virus research

December 13, 2017

Monkeys who catch Zika virus through bites from infected mosquitoes develop infections that look like human Zika cases, and may help researchers understand the many ways Zika can be transmitted.

Poll: What are you looking forward to over winter break?

December 13, 2017

In last week’s Wiscopinion, we asked what you were looking forward to during winter break. Your response: …

Student-to-student: Tips for scoring high on your exams

December 13, 2017

Some tips to help you on your final exams.

2017 UW–Madison winter commencement takes place on Sunday

December 13, 2017

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the 2017 University of Wisconsin–Madison winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Kohl Center.

Student-to-student: Finding tranquility in the midst of exam stress

December 13, 2017

Final projects, papers and exams are here. You are likely debating with yourself how you are going to get all the work done and still …

In new partnership, Badger Volunteers help care for children with disabilities

December 12, 2017

Badger Volunteers has started a new partnership this semester with Gio’s Garden, a respite center for young children with developmental disabilities.

Cramer leaves legacy at Morgridge Center, returns as full-time professor

December 12, 2017

Kathy Cramer is stepping down as the faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service and returning to a full-time position as a professor in the Political Science department at UW–Madison.

Researchers investigate how a stressed brain can make asthma worse

December 12, 2017

Researchers are investigating cross-talk between the brain and lungs of people with asthma in a four-year, $2.5 million study to understand how psychological stress can make asthma symptoms worse.