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APIDA Heritage Month builds community through food and fellowship

May 1, 2024

April at the University of Wisconsin–Madison marks the annual celebration of APIDA Heritage Month. This year’s theme, “Ingredients, Identities, and Intersectionality,” recognized the close connection between food and identity, particularly within the APIDA community.

Fall scenes color UW–Madison’s campus

October 24, 2023

After an extended summer, UW–Madison's campus transitions to fall colors and cooler weather.

Family Weekend 2023: We’re all Badgers now!

October 23, 2023

Planned activities included everything from cheering on the women's hockey team to walking on Lakeshore Path to making crafts at Wheelhouse Studio.

Connection, reflection and celebration mark this year’s Latinx Heritage Month

October 17, 2023

This year’s Latinx Heritage Month reflected on the connected yet distinct Latinx customs and traditions that have been transplanted across multiple generations, through many spaces, and have found their way to UW–Madison.

Ojibwe birchbark canoe returns to Lake Mendota after 10 years, connecting to 1,000s of years of art and culture

October 12, 2023

Ten years after it first cut through Lake Mendota, a traditional birchbark canoe returned to the water, paddled by its maker, Wayne Valliere, who shared the experience with members of a first-year experience group focused on Indigenous arts and science.

A look at lasting legacies and tailgating traditions from Homecoming 2023

October 9, 2023

Fans turned out on a bright and crisp fall morning to celebrate Homecoming 2023 ahead of the Badger football game, with many adding their own traditions to the game day experience.

Moments in time: photos from 2022

December 20, 2022

We've captured some of the most memorable and captivating images from our staff photographers, Jeff Miller, Bryce Richter and Althea Dotzour and student photographers Colton Mansavage Taylor Wolfram.

Autumn colors grace campus

October 17, 2022

With campus ablaze in color and a waning number of warm days before winter comes, hardly anyone let a light drizzle stop them from getting outdoors on Oct. 11.

Scenes from start of semester

January 26, 2022

The semester started Jan. 25 with routines both familiar – moving briskly to class through the cold, masking up indoors – and new – picking up free surgical masks and take-home COVID-19 antigen tests at the unions.

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...