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Class of 2020 Celebration: Better late than never

September 18, 2021

Alumni from UW–Madison's class of 2020 are gathering on campus this weekend to celebrate their commencement in-person.

Family, friends send video congratulations to Class of ’21

May 7, 2021

Badger pride in the Class of 2021 is strong!

Save the date: UW–Madison sets weekend to celebrate 2020 graduates

April 29, 2021

The weekend of events will include a Saturday celebration at Camp Randall with guest speakers, music, campus traditions and photo opportunities.

Broadway star, prominent psychologist to be speakers at commencement

March 24, 2021

Broadway star André De Shields will address bachelor’s degree candidates, while Dr. John Gottman, one of the most influential psychologists in the country, will address graduate degree candidates.

Student to student: How professors are stepping up

December 9, 2020

With fewer in-person lectures, professors have had to find new ways of teaching and also have had to gain a new sense of understanding for their students. Meet a few who've really stepped up.

Sven Kleinhans, student commencement speaker, has overcome challenges to excel in higher education

December 2, 2020

“What drives me is the fact that I come from a hard-working family that experienced financial hardships,” Kleinhans says. “I developed a sense of determination, and I want to show people in similar positions that they can achieve so much if they commit to working hard and putting effort into the things they want to achieve.”

UW–Madison recognized nationally for success in increasing graduation rates

October 28, 2020

After a host of reforms to increase student success, average undergraduate time to degree decreased to less than four calendar years for the first time in 2019 and continued to shorten in 2020.

Soccer standout Rose Lavelle to address winter graduates

September 30, 2020

"I'm excited to speak with the graduates at UW, all of whom are working to achieve some important goals. Madison has always been a second home for me. The opportunity to give back to the school that gave so much to me is just a tremendous honor," says Lavelle.

Student to student: A farewell to the campus I love

May 13, 2020

Saying goodbye is hard, but luckily, I have memories and friendships that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.

Business grads get their names up in lights

May 10, 2020

In a visual tribute honoring the graduating Class of 2020, the names of graduates  of the Wisconsin School of Business were projected onto the side of Grainger Hall.

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."