“Corey Pompey is the clear choice,” said Susan Cook, director of the School of Music. “He has a deep musicianship along with an enthusiasm and energy on the podium that was infectious; he really connected with the students.”
The UW–Madison Awards in the Creative Arts honored everything from a dance work to a recording of new music to a multi-channel, multi-screen video artwork examining the philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …
The humanitarian and emeritus professor of music was fêted with music and multimedia tributes during an evening filled with laughter and love at the Overture Center for the Arts.
The 25-year-old poet impressed a crowd at Memorial Union on Saturday, and in turn she raved about Madison on social media. “This seems like a place where I could write a book," she wrote.
"Racism in Hollywood has also taken a toll in particular on Asian Americans. Asian Americans are an extremely small slice of the national population, so their needs and demands are rarely taken into consideration,” says Lori Kido Lopez.
There's a Bucky on Parade for every personality. Are you social like "We are Bucky", sporty like @GameDayBucky or outdoorsy like "Goodnight Bucky"?
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.”
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 .
Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.
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.
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.
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.
Christy Grace, an artist based in Fitchburg, created the holographic, glittery "Celestial Bucky" for Bucky on Parade. Its current home is near Observatory Outlook.
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.
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.
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