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“Crazy Rich Asians” movie offers pressure and possibility, says UW expert

August 9, 2018

"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.

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

July 17, 2018

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

July 11, 2018

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

June 28, 2018

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

June 22, 2018

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

June 20, 2018

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

June 13, 2018

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

June 6, 2018

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

May 30, 2018

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

May 29, 2018

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

May 23, 2018

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’

May 2, 2018

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

April 24, 2018

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

April 6, 2018

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

March 30, 2018

“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

March 27, 2018

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

March 8, 2018

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

March 2, 2018

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

February 28, 2018

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