Tag Campus facilities and construction

Stone survivors: Law School gargoyles reunited after nearly 70 years apart

Some families have a dog or cat; the Been family has a gargoyle. Now, it’s going back to its original home at the University of Wisconsin Law School — and the intriguing story of its loss and recovery is being told.

Construction begins on $133 million revamp of Chemistry Building

With the start of construction on a $133 million chemistry tower and other renovations, students — as well as faculty and other researchers — will gain access to updated teaching and laboratory spaces to accommodate the next generation of chemical education and research.

Celebration marks launch of Babcock Hall construction project, honors partners

The $47 million project involves the renovation of the Babcock Hall Dairy Plant, as well as a new, three-story addition for the Center for Dairy Research.

Flood closures may complicate residence hall move-in

Numerous campus area streets will be closed to accommodate UW–Madison students who will be moving into university residence halls starting Aug. 26. Flooding is expected to close some nearby streets.

People taking note of music hall construction and its surprising features

The facility will handle a wide range of performances — from intimate recitals, to ensembles, to groups of 100 or more musicians and singers. And what look like wagon-wheel windows are actually not windows at all.