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Camp Randall season: Plenty of singing, dancing, cheering — and wins

December 5, 2017

It was quite a year at Camp Randall Stadium, where the Badgers won every regular-season football game on their way to the Big Ten West Division title. And the home fans supported them loudly, vigorously and humorously.

With Badgers unbeaten, ESPN’s College GameDay rolls into campus

November 15, 2017

ESPN’s popular football show — College GameDay Built by The Home Depot — will broadcast live from Bascom Hill Saturday as the unbeaten and fifth-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (10-0) take on the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines (8-2).

Photo gallery: Andy North and friends have fun, raise $1 million for Carbone Cancer Center

June 6, 2017

Professional golfer Andy North and his friends raised more than $1 million for the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center at a dinner and golf tournament this week

Athletes’ treat

April 6, 2017

It's still ice cream, but it's so much more. UW Athletics has teamed up with the Babcock Dairy Plant on campus to add and subtract ingredients to produce a variety with performance and recovery benefits for student-athletes — and all the flavor of real ice cream.

Surgeon honored for work in orthopedics, sports medicine

March 17, 2017

The American Medical Women’s Association will honor Dr. Tamara Scerpella with its Woman in Science Award, recognizing her contributions to medical science, through basic research, publications and leadership in the field.

Professor: Use math to pick your bracket winners. Really.

March 9, 2017

It's more than picking the teams with the most ferocious mascots. When picking your brackets for the NCAA basketball tournament, Engineering Professor Laura Albert McLay says you can use math. The Markov Chain, for instance. Also, she spins a pretty mean basketball.

UW team is triumphant in ‘Ninja Warrior’ contest

December 22, 2016

There was no stopping the three-person Wisconsin Badgers team on their road to the "Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness" championship.

Students make finals of ‘Team Ninja Warrior’

December 19, 2016

Three UW students – "Science Ninja" Zach Kemmerer, pole vaulter Taylor Amann and "R.A. Ninja" Andrew Philibeck – made it to the finals of "Team Ninja Warrior College Madness," airing Dec. 20.

Video: Exercise can relieve student stress, boost grades

November 9, 2016

Many students find that exercise — such as running or yoga — can relieve stress, and experts say it even leads to a higher GPA.

Blank comments to Nov. 7 faculty senate

November 7, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement to the Nov. 7 meeting of the UW–Madison Faculty Senate: “I am personally very sorry for the hurt …

Gard draws on lessons from family, faith, farm

October 26, 2016

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlights men's basketball Coach Greg Gard's relationship with his father, who passed away from brain cancer a year ago.

College GameDay returns for Ohio State matchup

October 15, 2016

Spirits run high Saturday as the Badgers take on Ohio State, a football matchup highlighted by ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast. The game was tight throughout and …

UW-Madison grad leads student-athletes at UW-Whitewater

September 9, 2016

Kristina Navarro, who has her Ph.D. from the UW–Madison School of Education, uses her knowledge and connections to turn UW-Whitewater student-athletes into leaders on and off the playing field, through an innovative program.