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Cap Times Idea Fest returns to campus Sept. 13-14

July 18, 2019

Eric Holder will discuss gerrymandering, WARF's Erik Iverson will lead a panel on "How Does Madison Not Become Seattle?" and political scientist Kathy Cramer will highlight the Local Voices Network, among other events.

Sensor from Antarctic observatory IceCube joins Smithsonian collection

May 30, 2019

IceCube uses thousands of these sensors embedded in a cubic kilometer of ice underneath the South Pole to track neutrinos, invisible subatomic particles that traverse space at nearly the speed of light.

Crazylegs, with a sprinkling of snowflakes

April 27, 2019

The snow didn't dampen spirits at the 38th annual Crazyleg Classic, as more than 10,000 people participated in the 8k run, wheelchair and 2-mile walk event on Saturday, April 27.

Phi Kappa Phi inducts 152 members, announces nine fellowships

April 19, 2019

Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897 by a group of students who felt a need for an honor society that would recognize excellence across the whole range of academic disciplines.

Lands We Share project about six state farms wraps up with Madison exhibit

April 16, 2019

Focusing on the intersection of farming, land, race, and ethnicity in the state, this initiative of the Wisconsin Farms Oral History Project set out with a goal of bringing people from diverse backgrounds together; people often separated despite living and working in the same towns or regions.

Students strut their stuff at symposium

April 15, 2019

UW–Madison students presented their projects at the 2019 Undergraduate Symposium at Union South on April 12, on topics ranging from grape juice to DNA. 

Thanks, Mike: Badger Band director gives grand finale

April 14, 2019

University of Wisconsin–Madison band director Mike Leckrone capped his 50-year career with his 45th annual Varsity Band Spring Concert on April 13 at the Kohl Center.

An expedition to explore science

April 8, 2019

Hundreds of families and children enjoyed hands-on activities, from blowing giant bubbles to launching water rockets at this year’s Science Expeditions from April 5 to 7.

Student-led On Wisconsin Powwow brings ‘the spirit of home straight to campus’

April 3, 2019

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event April 6 and 7 that will feature cultural education, dancing, food, crafts and drums. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the Grand Entries taking place at 1 p.m. each day.

Science Expeditions invites public to campus April 5–7

April 2, 2019

Dive underwater to explore Wisconsin’s forgotten mines. Peer up at the heavens and survey the night sky. Or discover the life and legacy of Wisconsin’s famed naturalist, Aldo Leopold. Or pick all three. It’s your choice how to kick off this year’s Science Expeditions.

Recalling the 1969 Black Student Strike

February 12, 2019

Organizers of the 1969 Black Student Strike at UW–Madison recalled the turmoil and the excitement of the campus-wide student strike, during a panel Monday night at Memorial Union's Play Circle.

J.J. Watt, a powerhouse on and off the field, to be commencement speaker

February 6, 2019

Watt, who attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 2008-10 and played for the Badgers, will share his approach to life with graduates on May 11. “I can’t wait to get back to Camp Randall,” he said.

SSTAR Lab examining solutions for making higher education more affordable

February 5, 2019

The SSTAR Lab’s mission is to use applied academic research to guide, support, and partner with practitioners whose work aims to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for current and future college students.

Faculty, staff return to Vilas Hall after flooding; cleanup continues in Vilas and Chemistry

February 4, 2019

Faculty and staff have returned to the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Vilas Hall Monday to aid in cleanup while facilities crews assess and repair flood damage there and in the Chemistry Building.

Three days and nearly 70 degrees

February 4, 2019

The descent of a "polar vortex" into Wisconsin brought brutally low temperatures and high wind chills to campus on Jan. 30 and 31, but those temperatures rose 68 degrees by Feb. 3 as the weather pattern lifted.

UW-Madison to reopen at noon Thursday; classes to begin at 1 p.m.

January 30, 2019

It is our goal to resume campus services as soon as possible but please be aware that some services may not be available immediately at noon.

Marking MLK Day with a history-making leader

January 21, 2019

In addition to a keynote by Wisconsin's first African-American lieutenant governor, Mandela Barnes, Monday's event also featured music, discussion and, on a lighter note, coloring pages paying tribute to famous African-Americans.

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes to speak at UW MLK Day celebration

January 9, 2019

Barnes, the second African-American elected to statewide office in Wisconsin, will address the celebration theme of "MLK & Beyond: Manifesting the Dreams of the Movement."

Biden to hold Tuesday event at Gordon

October 26, 2018

Tickets are required for the event, which is organized by the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, to be held at Gordon Dining & Events Center from 9 to 11 a.m.

12 famous people you didn’t know went to UW–Madison

October 17, 2018

Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …