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Weary of winter? Take a fresh look

March 14, 2013

Like the finishing touch of a lovely dessert, Mother Nature has continued to sprinkle the campus and surrounding areas with snow, reminding us that winter…

Recent sightings: A sneak-peek tour

October 29, 2012

Taking advantage of one of the events offered for the UW’s Homecoming, on Oct. 26 a group of College of Engineering alumni — sporting…

A Walk in the Woods

October 15, 2012

“Come to the woods, for here is rest.” Naturalist John Muir could have been describing the UW Arboretum when his words were published in Atlantic…

History on the Hill

October 4, 2012

Fresh off the first presidential debate of the campaign season, President Barack Obama made a stop in Madison on Oct. 4, speaking to an estimated…

Bodies of Wonder

August 29, 2012

Madison wouldn’t be Madison without its five nearby lakes that offer an abundance of choices — from quiet locations for contemplation to vast playgrounds during…

Badger Watch program receives national recognition

June 15, 2010

The UW Police Department's Badger Watch program is being honored as the nation's 2010 Neighborhood Watch Program by the National Sheriffs' Association.

Heating plant renovation ushers in greener era

January 27, 2010

The Charter Street Heating Plant, an aging but critical source of energy for campus, is about to undergo a transformation that will take the state and university to the 21st century frontiers of cleaner, coal-free power.