Photo gallery Spring takes its own sweet time
Nature seems to be taking a halting approach this year to unfurling the highly anticipated and deeply appreciated splendor of late spring — which makes even the slightest glimmer all the more glorious. Here is some of what University Communications director of photography Jeff Miller saw on a recent quest for seasonal scenery.
Taking what she called a “brain break before final exams,” first-year student Olivia Hill of Appleton, Wis., relaxes on a blanket spread out on Bascom Hill on May 5.
Blossoming fuchsia flowers of a magnolia tree near the Carillon Tower on May 5.
A red-winged blackbird takes flight from a perch atop a decaying tree in a marshy area near University Bay and the Howard Temin Lakeshore Path on May 5.
Amber Bianco, a vet tech with the School of Veterinary Medicine, walks her German Shepherd, Axl, past willow trees lining a path near University Bay and the Howard Temin Lakeshore Path on May 5.
Undergraduates Lauren Belz, left, and Maggie Afshar pause on a bridge overlooking the pond garden at Allen Centennial Garden on May 5.
Flowering crabapple trees frame a view of food-cart vendors at the intersection of State Street Mall and Library Mall on May 4.
A pair of runners jog along a path near University Bay and the Howard Temin Lakeshore Path on May 5.
A brilliant yellow forsythia shrub graces the Education Building plaza on May 5, with Helen C. White Hall, left, and Science Hall just beyond.
Tulips decorate a traffic circle at the intersection of Walnut Street and Observatory Drive on the west end of campus on May 5.
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