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Abdu’Allah to lead arts learning community

December 13, 2016

Artist — and barber — Faisal Abdu’Allah talks about his work while cutting the hair of volunteer Alison Jones Chaim during…

Libraries, Chazen, Arts Institute celebrate Shakespeare in Wisconsin

October 4, 2016

As the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death is marked this year, UW–Madison has spearheaded the Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 initiative.

MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ winner is UW–Madison alumna

September 22, 2016

Anne Basting, who received a master’s degree in theatre and drama at UW–Madison, is now a theatre professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Artist mixes traditional and contemporary; decorative and political

September 21, 2016

Interdisciplinary artist-in-residence Meeta Mastani teaches students about natural dyes and printing, but she also encourages them to use their art to express their emotions and beliefs.

Students share impassioned messages at ‘Dear World’ event

September 21, 2016

Numerous UW–Madison students shared the messages that are important to them through a unique means at "Dear World" event on Sept. 20 at Gordon Dining and Event Center. They painted the messages on their bodies, and then portraits were taken of them displaying them.

A century on, celebrating the first Yiddish-language college course

September 15, 2016

Louis Wolfenson started teaching Yiddish at the UW in 1916, more than 30 years before Yiddish classes originated in New York City.

Musical Athletic Training

August 23, 2016

UW-Madison student Robert Medina saw athletic training as a clear career path to take, so he entered the program within the Department of Kinesiology.  It…

Benefits of dance for older adults with Parkinson’s to be highlighted

May 31, 2016

The Summer Institute on Mental Disorders and the Older Adult will offer new strategies for social workers, nurses, physical therapists, psychologists and physicians.

Students present creative innovation at New Arts Venture Challenge

May 4, 2016

Funding pitches to investors tend to relate to innovative ideas in science, engineering or business. At the University of Wisconsin–Madison, a campus wide competition has…

Common ‘Threads’ displayed at SoHE student fashion show

May 4, 2016

Students in the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s School of Human Ecology presented “Threads 2016: IMPACT” on Saturday, April 30…

YouW Profile: Madeline Horan, WUD Music Committee

April 25, 2016

Junior Madeline Horan, majoring in Communication Science and Disorders, is an active member of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Music Committee. Members book, promote, and cover shows…

No typical day in artist in residence’s classroom

April 12, 2016

Amy Franceschini’s class may be unconventional at times, but it’s teaching important lessons about social change and uncertainty.

Contest seeks more amazing science images

February 4, 2016

To recognize the artistic merit of scientific imagery, the sixth annual Cool Science Image Contest is soliciting the most stunning visuals from student, faculty and staff scientists.

Students and staff plan a full slate for Black History Month 2016

January 27, 2016

Even with 29 days in February, the student planning committee for UW–Madison's Black History Month organized so many activities that they spill into the months on either side.