Recent Sightings Recent sightings: Wisconsin Welcome
Several thousand UW–Madison freshmen and transfer students turned out Friday night for a Wisconsin Welcome event at the Overture Center for the Arts in downtown Madison, enjoying a variety of arts, comedy, dance and music performances, plus socializing with new friends. The event was organized by the Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE).
Photos: Jeff Miller/University Communications
Blindfolded and duct-taped mentalist Chris Carter identifies objects collected by audience volunteers Ethan Heroux and Tina Bouril.
A losing comedian endures the application of clothespins during a comedy show by Mission IMPROVable.
Students Caleb Caldwell, Miriam Burgos (center) and Tashiana Lipscomb sing No One by Alicia Keys during a live band karaoke performance.
A Wisconsin Experience backpack and flip-flops sit to the side as students learn ballroom dance steps.
Instruction was provided by members of Badger Ballroom Dance Team.
A rousing game of Jenga keeps a group of first-years on edge.
The night’s events took place within view of the illuminated State Capitol.