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At Camp Randall, a jubilant, emotional (and dry!) 2018 commencement

May 12, 2018

During his remarks, keynote speaker David Muir briefly went live on Instagram with a crowd shot on his phone. The audience roared. “That’s the sound of Badgers about to change the world,” Muir said.

Commencement: The weekend in photos

May 12, 2018

From elaborately decorated mortarboards to beaming graduates, commencement weekend is full of camera-ready moments.

Graduates reflect on life and career ahead at Friday commencement

May 11, 2018

“Graduates, if we have done our job right, we’ve expanded your skills and prepared you for successful work in your field – and I hope we’ve also expanded your perspectives,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank told graduates.

Weather advisory: May 12 commencement at Camp Randall

May 10, 2018

The forecast calls for cool weather with a chance of rain - here's important information on how to prepare.

For this graduate, memes became the start of something big

May 6, 2018

The Facebook group UW Memes for Milk-Chugging Teens has become a rapid-fire broadcaster of all manner of campus humor and its founder, Shane Linden, has become Internet famous.

Meet the Class of 2018: Making their mark on campus and beyond

May 6, 2018

Through research, advocacy, community service and humor, these eight members of the Class of 2018 illustrate the impact Badgers can have on the world around them.

Fahey, Chazen, Thomas-Greenfield to receive honorary degrees

March 8, 2018

Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.

ABC News’ David Muir, America’s most-watched anchor, to be spring commencement speaker

February 21, 2018

Muir is known as a tough and principled reporter whose exclusive interviews generate global headlines — a “Gen X Walter Cronkite,” as Vanity Fair magazine put it.

Photo gallery: 2017 winter commencement

December 17, 2017

More than 8,000 gathered at the Kohl Center to celebrate with the graduates.

2017 winter commencement address: “Find your story, live it every day”

December 17, 2017

Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, top Hollywood writers and producers and graduates of UW–Madison, delivered the 2017 winter commencement address.

2017 UW–Madison winter commencement takes place on Sunday

December 13, 2017

Just more than 1,000 students will take part in the 2017 University of Wisconsin–Madison winter commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Kohl Center.

Never too late: Alum to participate in winter commencement 50 years after earning degree

December 11, 2017

Fifty years after earning his doctorate from UW–Madison, Luciano Barraza finally will participate in the commencement ceremony, thanks to his grandson.

Jada Kline, winter commencement student speaker, is ready for her Badger moment

November 15, 2017

Jada Kline, the student speaker for the UW–Madison winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 17, will emphasize the value of bouncing back from disappointments, never becoming complacent and trying harder the next time.

A downright wicked introduction to the Winter Commencement speakers

October 25, 2017

The Evil Queen from ABC's "Once Upon A Time" is here to introduce UW–Madison's Winter 2017 Commencement speakers. They are two of Hollywood’s top storytellers and they met years ago in the basement of Vilas Hall.

Winter Commencement speakers began successful Hollywood partnership on campus

October 25, 2017

Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, two of Hollywood’s top storytellers, met each other while editing Super 8 film in the basement of Vilas Hall.

With ceremony and salutes, ROTC graduates begin their military service

May 17, 2017

Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, the head of Naval Service Training Command, commissioned 35 members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Reserve Officers Training Corps in a ceremony May 13 at Gordon Dining and Event Center.

Starting their service

May 15, 2017

On May 13, 32 members of the UW–Madison Reserve Officer Training Corps were commissioned to serve in the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps.

Commencement Speech by Steven Levitan

May 13, 2017

Award-winning television producer Steven Levitan, a 1984 graduate of UW–Madison and creator of the Emmy-winning show ‘Modern Family’ presented the keynote speech during UW–Madison’s spring …

“Don’t sit back and wait for good things to happen,” Levitan tells grads

May 13, 2017

About 42,000 turned out for Saturday's commencement exercises in Camp Randall to hear the 'Modern Family' producer.