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Student to student quiz: Which Bucky on Parade are you?

There's a Bucky on Parade for every personality. Are you social like "We are Bucky", sporty like @GameDayBucky or outdoorsy like "Goodnight Bucky"?

UW Making Comics course promotes creativity, self-expression through art and writing

Now being offered during summer term, a UW–Madison class focuses on the art and practice of making comics, or as the instructor describes it, “visual storytelling through combined words and pictures.”

Bucky on Parade feature: Brooke Wentland

Artist Brooke Wentland, a UW alum, designed "Baller Bucky" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project, as a tribute to the beloved sports history of UW. The statue's current home is outside of the Red Gym .

UW Summer Music Clinic teaches junior high students music skills, life lessons

Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.

Bucky on Parade feature: Julie Hustad

Artist Julie Hustad created "Bucky come se Picasso" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project, as an homage to Picasso. The statue's current home is outside of the Chazen Museum.

Bucky on Parade feature: Jeanne Burgess

Artist Jeanne Burgess created "Leckrone's Stop at the Top" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project, in honor of Mike Leckrone, who has tirelessly directed the UW Marching Band since 1969.

Bucky on Parade feature: Philip Salamone

Artists Philip Salamone and Sarah Gerg created the anatomically detailed "Visible Bucky" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project. Its current home is outside Science Hall.

Bucky on Parade feature: Christy Grace

Christy Grace, an artist based in Fitchburg, created the holographic, glittery "Celestial Bucky" for Bucky on Parade. Its current home is near Observatory Outlook.

9 ways to meet new people on campus this summer

Summer is the perfect time to get connected with others and try out new things. Luckily, there are a variety of events happening at UW–Madison this summer to make that process easier.

Bucky on Parade feature: Dan Gardiner

Artist Dan Gardiner, who's had a long career creating murals, created the "Pucky" and the "Bucky Alvarez" statues as part of Bucky on Parade.

85 different Bucky statues to be unveiled to kick off ‘Bucky on Parade’

The Bucky on Parade public art project features 85 life-sized Bucky Badger statues across Dane County, including 15 on campus, each decorated on a different theme

Switched-on art

Neon has come a long way since the days when its typical use was for signs with succinct messages such as "EAT." The 2018 Neon Light Show, held in the UW Stock Pavilion on April 21, included glass sculptures and artwork created by more than 45 artists from UW–Madison, Alfred University (New York), Brooklyn Glass (New York), the Art Institute of Chicago, and many artists from Wisconsin.

UW Varsity Band Concert celebrates Camp Randall centennial

The annual UW Varsity Band Concert at the Kohl Center April 19-21 will be a mammoth spectacle with pyrotechnics, aerial stunts and multimedia displays.

Through ‘radical’ project, students are turning unwanted jewelry into pieces to be cherished anew

“Radical Jewelry Makeover: Wisconsin" draws attention to talented student designers while raising awareness about ethical metal sourcing.

Still on stage after 40 years: Wisconsin firm grows beyond theater lighting

Electronic Theatre Controls, started in 1974 by four UW–Madison undergraduates, has built its success on a programmable electronic control for stage lighting.

Fahey, Chazen, Thomas-Greenfield to receive honorary degrees

Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.

Creative Writing fellow wins national poetry award

In talking about the inspiration for her collection of poetry, Tiana Clark explains 'For me, trees will never be just trees. They will also and always be a row of gallows from which Black bodies once swung.'

New exhibit pushes viewers to connect with an African tradition of honoring ancestors

Students, staff and faculty collaborated to create “Whirling Return of the Ancestors," which highlights one tradition of the Yorùbá people in Western Africa.

Aldo Leopold’s writings given voice March 3 at UW Arboretum

The 13th annual Madison Reads Leopold event on Saturday, March 3, will feature a reading of the influential conservationist’s “A Sand County Almanac” and other writings.