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A day in the life of a student tour guide, the red-polo-wearing ambassador for thousands of campus visitors

May 14, 2019

Often the first point of contact between the UW and the roughly 80,000 people who visit it each year, student tour guides wear many hats: trivia savants, de facto university ambassadors, academic advisors, elementary school teachers and dad joke connoisseurs.

President’s Oak lives on

October 11, 2018

On Wednesday morning, a graft from the long-standing, much-beloved President’s Oak was planted near Washburn Observatory during a ceremony celebrating both the future and the past.

Campus situated between two lakes means beauty, but also high waters sometimes

August 24, 2018

Rising waters from Lake Mendota area are affecting some parts of the UW–Madison campus, including the Hasler limnology building and Picnic Point.

Dutch elm disease claims “Elmer,” a campus tree more than a century old

August 9, 2018

An elm tree affectionately known as Elmer, a landmark on campus for more than a century, has been taken down, a victim of Dutch elm disease.

World Emoji Day? Here’s your emoji guide to UW–Madison

July 18, 2018

Texting your friend but don’t have time to spell out “Hagenah Fountain?” In honor of Tuesday's World Emoji Day, try this handy emoji guide for all things related to Wisconsin.

Student to student quiz: Which Bucky on Parade are you?

July 17, 2018

There's a Bucky on Parade for every personality. Are you social like "We are Bucky", sporty like @GameDayBucky or outdoorsy like "Goodnight Bucky"?

UW-Madison partners with Madison high schools to promote college and career readiness

June 12, 2018

In a partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District, UW–Madison is making strides in showing high school students the opportunities they have for post-secondary education.

85 different Bucky statues to be unveiled to kick off ‘Bucky on Parade’

May 2, 2018

The Bucky on Parade public art project features 85 life-sized Bucky Badger statues across Dane County, including 15 on campus, each decorated on a different theme

Chancellor Blank responds to report on student organizations that took name of KKK in 1920s

April 19, 2018

This report does not make for comfortable reading, nor should it," Blank writes. "It makes clear that the history our campus needs to confront is not merely that of these two groups or a particular set of individuals, but 'a pervasive culture of racial and religious bigotry.'”

A March snowfall brings a battle for Bascom

March 7, 2018

The hill that's hosted an igloo and snowmen this winter was taken over Wednesday by snowball-hurling students.

Through multimedia project, alumni reflect on how the Dow protests changed them

October 10, 2017

Fifty years after campus protests against Dow Chemical Company, UW–Madison asked six alumni to reflect on how the protests altered their lives. Their memories anchor “A Turning Point,” an original multimedia web project by University Communications and University Marketing.

A Turning Point: Six stories from the Dow protests

October 10, 2017

Fifty years ago the Dow Chemical protests brought everyday life on the UW–Madison campus to an abrupt halt. Hear from six UW alumni – ordinary students whose lives were forever changed by that momentous day.

Calling all Badgers: HLN to broadcast live during special tailgating weekend

September 25, 2017

The UW–Madison campus and its football tailgating traditions will be showcased Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, during two mornings of live broadcasts on Headline News (HLN).

Video: Soaring over UW–Madison campus

November 10, 2016

Is there anything more beautiful than the UW–Madison campus on a sunny autumn day? Wait until you see it from above, thanks to a drone.

Terrace time

May 20, 2016

Crowds thronged the Memorial Union Terrace this week as it reopened following a major renovation.

UW-Madison revamps summer experience with scholarships

March 8, 2016

In an effort to enrich the college experience and help students stay on track toward graduation, UW–Madison is encouraging them to consider Summer Term.