Tag Campus facilities & construction

Two new cultural center startup spaces to open this fall

“I want all high school students to feel that if they come here, they belong here,” says Alondra Avitia, one of the students who helped create the centers. “You want to feel that sense of belonging the minute you set foot on a campus.”

Observatory Drive to be closed for 3-4 weeks starting Wednesday

As utility work trenching across Observatory Drive continues, a planned full closure of several blocks of it will start earlier and last longer than originally planned.

Scenes from Saturday Commencement 2017

More than 7,000 graduates took part in commencement exercises this weekend, celebrating with family and friends from around Wisconsin, the country and the world. Festivities began…

Alumni Park opening date, first featured grads announced

The new green space between Memorial Union and the Red Gym will officially open to campus and the community Friday, Oct. 6, showcasing the work of artists and makers — including local artisans — who contributed to the park's design.

Black Cultural Center grand opening

The university’s Black Cultural Center marked its grand opening with a full day of events on Wednesday. The center, located in the Red Gym, includes a lounge, collaborative work areas, computer work stations and space to showcase art. A visual timeline honors the contributions of black students to the university.

Just add sunshine

"All right — take your seats, everyone." Sounds like a professor at the beginning of class, right? But in this case, it's an invitation. After a long winter in storage, the colorful sunburst chairs returned to the Memorial Union Terrace Thursday. Just add some real sunshine, and let the studying and socializing begin.

Paulos named director of Physical Sciences Laboratory

Whether you need a more rugged boat-mounted water testing rig made, or a 20-year-old spectrometer or circuit board upgraded, the Physical Sciences Lab delivers with expertise and teamwork.