Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.
Students, staff and faculty collaborated to create “Whirling Return of the Ancestors," which highlights one tradition of the Yorùbá people in Western Africa.
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.
A new report found a broad failure of textbooks, state standards and pedagogy to adequately address the role slavery played in the development of the United States — or how its legacies still influence us today.
From the day Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were announced as the artists charged with painting former President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama, Leslie Smith III waited in suspense for the reveal.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to think outside the heart-shaped chocolate box by putting pen to paper and writing a love poem. Here are some tips.
To recognize the visual and exploratory value of scientific imagery, the contest offers an opportunity to show off compelling — and often artistic — science images made by students, staff or faculty.
The facility will handle a wide range of performances — from intimate recitals, to ensembles, to groups of 100 or more musicians and singers. And what look like wagon-wheel windows are actually not windows at all.
Model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco led a personal event at Memorial Union, connecting with deaf and hard of hearing students from around Wisconsin and Minnesota.
To help participants solve problems, the Odyssey Project has hired a new counselor with seed money from American Family Insurance Dreams Foundation.
For 14 years, Ahna Skop, a professor of genetics, has baked a cake to celebrate each of her lab’s academic publications and graduating students.
UW-Madison students, faculty and staff are invited to the 2018 UW–Madison MLK Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 22 from 3 to 8 p.m. in Memorial Union.
The 2018 conference will help writers make sense of today’s confusing publishing landscape and find their own route to success.
Rachel Rose and her team have contributed to the upcoming release of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.
As part of a month-long celebration of Native American experience, heritage and legacy, student members of Wunk Sheek hosted a bead workshop designed to teach contemporary Native American styles to the UW–Madison community.
The geography and culture of Wisconsin’s Driftless area were celebrated through the words of writers known and unknown, in a theater named for a writer who dedicated his life to encouraging homegrown artistic and literary talent.
A university art museum doesn’t have to choose between serving academia and serving the community, says Amy Gilman, the new director of the Chazen Art Museum. It can do both.
The effort combined chemical analysis of nitrate film, review of historical literature on it, and information from professionals who have handled, stored and shipped it.