Tag Campus facilities and construction
The recently opened addition to the Chemistry Building on University Avenue is a nine-story tower housing lecture halls, an information commons, offices, teaching laboratories, and group write-up spaces for undergraduate teaching labs.
Construction continues on a comprehensive renovation of the south end zone of Camp Randall Stadium — the first major makeover since 2005 for the home of Badger football and other events.
Finalists for the facilities planning and management position will be on campus for interviews and presentations in the coming weeks.
Join dance Professor Chris Walker (recently appointed director of the Division of the Arts) on a video tour of this campus asset — home of the acclaimed UW–Madison Dance Department.
Emergency repairs to two campus buildings are now complete, but both buildings will require further work over the next year.
An engineering review has identified potential structural concerns with a portion of the northwest section of the building that require immediate attention.
The awards recognize exceptional performance in administrative work across the university, in academics, research, student services, outreach, or general administration.
Here's how to get started with the Safer Badgers app — the official COVID-19 app for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The app provides resources to support health and safety on campus and in the community.
The heating and cooling plant improvements stem from an upgraded cleaning system for heat exchangers covering over 50,000 tons of the campus’s central plant chillers.
The new Nicholas Recreation Center ("The Nick") is home to 30,000 square feet of fitness space, eight courts, five studios, an Olympic-size pool, and more. It is operating at 25 percent capacity, with face masks required.
“This project is part of our ongoing commitment to invest in spaces where students can feel at home and where they can find and build community,” says Gabe Javier, associate vice chancellor for student affairs in the area of inclusion and identity.
The new system will include an array of 66 photovoltaic modules that are projected to produce 32,300 kilowatt-hours in the first year of operation.
Bill Evans remembers feeling the building shudder, then seeing a wave of dirt and dust blow by a lab door. He immediately reported that something terrible had happened.
The blast shattered most of the hospital's east-facing windows, including those in the intensive care unit. “Our assignment was to pick glass off of patients,” remembers a nursing student.
In May, the street was temporarily closed due to the high volume of pedestrian and bicycle usage during the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic. When the road reopens, the speed limit will be reduced from 25 mph to 20 mph.
After being closed since March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, some University of Wisconsin–Madison facilities are reopening on a limited basis, with new safety requirements such as masking and physical distancing.