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Quiz: Which Bucky Badger are you?

October 2, 2019

In honor of our beloved Bucky Badger's birthday, take this quiz to find out which Bucky you are based on your personality.

Last call for Bucky on Parade

September 10, 2018

The Bucky on Parade public art project ends on Sept. 12, and the next day most of the distinctively decorated statues will be removed from their summer display sites.

Shalala returns for campus honor

September 8, 2018

Chancellor Emerita Donna Shalala returned to campus for her induction into the UW Athletic Hall of Fame and a tailgate party at Olin House.

How do you Bucky on Parade?

August 16, 2018

The Bucky on Parade project placed 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County, and they've proven to be a big draw for many.

Bucky on Parade feature: Jill Iwanski

August 8, 2018

Artist Jill Iwanski designed and constructed the "... And On Wisconsin!" Bucky statue as a tribute to her time as a trombone player in the UW Marching Band. "My involvement in the Marching Band hugely shaped my time at UW and helped make me who I am today," she says.

A festival of Badger fans and players

August 3, 2018

With the excitement of the upcoming season in the air, Wisconsin Badger football players mingled with fans, signing autographs and chatting, at Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1.

Bucky on Parade feature: S.V. Medaris

August 1, 2018

Artist S.V. Medaris was inspired to create Retro Bucky, a display of the various Bucky logos since the 1930s, by her love for the Bucky logo. "I had a Bucky Badger sweatshirt that I wore, like, always," Medaris said after her family moved to Wisconsin from Southern California. "I was in love with that logo/image from the start."

Bucky on Parade feature: Megan Breene and Allyson Casey

July 25, 2018

Megan Breene and Allyson Casey, both graphic designers at the Wisconsin Union, designed and painted Sunset Bucky for Bucky on Parade, a public art project. They hope their Bucky reminds people of nights spent on the Terrace, which has become an icon of Madison.

Bucky on Parade feature: Nicole Rosenbaum

July 18, 2018

Nicole Rosenbaum, a senior at UW graduating with an Art Education degree, designed "Terrace Bucky" and "Flamingo Bucky" for Bucky on Parade, a public art project. Her parents, both artists, inspired her to pursue art, and now she's eager to spread her love of creativity to children.

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 .

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.

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

Bucky’s Classroom in session

March 22, 2018

Middle-school students from throughout the state toured UW–Madison this month as part of Bucky’s Classroom, an outreach program that aims to increase college awareness and help young people explore career options.

Athletics, financial aid reap rewards from record UW merchandise sales

January 5, 2017

Royalties from the sale of licensed UW–Madison merchandise set a record in 2015-16, exceeding $4.4 million.