Commencement is one of the most joyous times in the life of UW–Madison students and parents.
Thousands of graduating students will make their way across the commencement stage this weekend, posing for photos, hearing the hoots from family members high up in the Kohl Center seats and beaming with pride.
With the help of a generous matching gift challenge from John and Tashia Morgridge, last year’s commencement campaign achieved 10 percent participation from the Class of 2011.
Every UW–Madison graduate has a story. Here are eight stories of students who will receive their degrees at commencement ceremonies May 18-20 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
It’s commencement season, and Inside UW–Madison talked with Sarah Jedd, assistant faculty associate for Communication Arts 100 and 105, speech composition and public speaking, about…
Carol Bartz, the former CEO and president of Autodesk and Yahoo!, is returning to her alma mater to deliver the charge to the graduates at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's four commencement ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, May 19-20 at the Kohl Center.
A graduate displays a cap with a unique message during a winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on…
It's never been easier to share the joy of commencement weekend.
Days before winter commencement ceremonies, a student worker sits amidst teetering stacks of red diploma covers. None contain diplomas. Still, each one needs a plastic insert and an informational sheet, so the student must wade through the stacks one at a time.
The clock is ticking. University of Wisconsin–Madison Class of 2011 graduates can see their gifts to support the university doubled, but only through Saturday, Dec. 31.
Jake Wood, president of Team Rubicon, a nonprofit veterans' service organization that he co-founded following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, will speak at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's 2011 mid-year commencement.
John and Tashia Morgridge did much more than deliver the charge to the graduates at the undergraduate commencement ceremonies this weekend. They announced that they have pledged to match each gift made by a member of the graduating senior class through the end of 2011.
For the first time, each of UW–Madison’s five spring commencement ceremonies at the Kohl Center will be live captioned in real time.
Alumni John and Tashia Morgridge will deliver the charge to the graduates at the university’s four undergraduate commencement ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, at the Kohl Center.
A highly respected former Wisconsin congressman and a husband and wife team dedicated to advocating for water systems worldwide, ancient and modern, have been selected to receive honorary degrees at the University of Wisconsin–Madison's May 13 spring commencement ceremony.
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Ohio, the senior woman in the 112th Congress and a UW–Madison alumna, will deliver the charge to the graduates at the university's two winter commencement ceremonies on Sunday, Dec. 19, at the Kohl Center.