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Campus, community celebrate Juneteenth through weekend

June 16, 2021

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to take advantage of the many virtual and in-person opportunities in Dane County this week in celebration of Juneteenth.

Congratulatory banners part of larger effort to promote Indigenous languages

June 2, 2021

Banners in seven Indigenous languages offered congratulations to the Class of 2021. The effort was organized by Enwejig, a campus group that promotes language reclamation.

Claudia Guzmán named director of Multicultural Student Center

September 9, 2020

More than ever this year, Guzmán says it will be crucial that the MSC provide students of color with the services, support and resources they need to succeed.

Chancellor: UW plans for a safe return this fall

May 18, 2020

Chancellor Blank explains how the university will operate this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.

Spring comes to the Arboretum

May 14, 2020

With the snow melted, the warmth of the spring sun brings the Arboretum back to joyous life. Flowers bloom, birds sing, shoots arise from the soil. Enjoy this look at spring’s wonderful renewal of the earth.

Spring commencement 2020: A virtual party heard round the world

May 9, 2020

“You have all received a superior education here — not in my kitchen, at Wisconsin,” joked the keynote speaker, author James Patterson. “There’s never been a better time to make use of everything you learned in school. You are prepared for this."

Student to student: 6 of the best tunes from the class of 2020 spotify playlist

May 6, 2020

Music is the gateway to the soul. Or, in this case, graduation. In anticipation of virtual commencement, the UW–Madison senior class officers have put…

Fashion show moves to Sunday

April 30, 2020

Students in the Textile and Fashion Design program will show their creations on Facebook at 7 p.m. Central Time Sunday in School of Human Ecology's annual fashion show, "Threads 2020: React."

WATCH: ’69 strike leader to speak at spring commencement

February 19, 2020

John Felder, a leader of the 1969 Black Student Strike, will be the alumni speaker at UW's 2020 spring commencement.

WATCH: Mystery solved!

February 19, 2020

The spring 2020 commencement speaker is...

Jason Gay’s 2019 winter commencement address

December 15, 2019

"I think it’s important to do the homework, to prepare, and take the serious stuff seriously. But I also think it’s useful to always carry some humility, to acknowledge we are not always in control of our stories; how often it's moments of chaos, luck, and strange bends of the universe that conspire to teach us, to push us, challenge us – and bring us to thrilling events like this ceremony today."

Rank them: Favorite Study Break

December 11, 2019

What is your favorite way to step away from your studies and calm your mind? Vote now!

Get Social: More dogs! And two other mighty cute critters

December 10, 2019

If you need an additional dose of sweetness to ease your end of semester stress, this is for you.

PBS documentary on UW band’s Leckrone debuts 7 p.m. Tuesday

November 25, 2019

For 50 years, the University of Wisconsin's marching band moved to the beat of Mike Leckrone's baton. Take a look back at his legacy Tuesday at 7 p.m. on PBS Wisconsin.

Wendricks make Horticulture 120 course a family affair

November 13, 2019

Five members of the Wendricks family -- three cousins and their grandparents -- are all taking a horticulture class together this semester. They sit together.

Celebrating community this Veterans Day

November 8, 2019

Student veterans add depth and perspective to our classrooms and to our larger campus identity. We enjoy the personal freedoms we exercise every day because they stood up to fight for them.