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Dakotah/Hidatsa elder, storyteller, and traditionalist to be Elder-In-Residence

November 8, 2019

The Elder-in-Residence program welcomes tribal leaders to campus to provide education and cultural exchanges. It’s part of a larger initiative to improve the experience of American Indian and Alaskan Native students attending UW–Madison.

UW Odyssey Project raises record amount to help transform lives

November 7, 2019

"Keena's a great example of how our students come into the program with gifts they may not even know they have, find their voice, and change the world."

What will you do now? Diversity Forum’s second day explores equity

November 7, 2019

The second day of UW–Madison's Diversity Forum explored numerous inclusion topics, with sessions ranging from the language of gender identity to statewide racial disparities to inclusion for people with non-apparent disabilities.

John Quiñones: Be active bystanders, not silent observers, when witnessing injustice

November 5, 2019

The ABC News correspondent spoke to an overflow crowd of more than 1,200 at this year’s UW–Madison Diversity Forum.

ABC News Veteran John Quiñones to keynote 2019 UW–Madison Diversity Forum

October 31, 2019

The seven-time Emmy award-winning news correspondent and best-selling book author will share how he came from a foundation in poverty with a real understanding of the challenges of immigration and integration.

Faculty of Color reception 2019

September 25, 2019

Newly hired and recently promoted faculty of color were celebrated on Tuesday night at the UW–Madison Faculty of Color Reception at Memorial Union.

For football-loving students, ‘Mocktailgate’ will offer all the fun, none of the hangover

September 16, 2019

Students who want to get their Badger spirit on this weekend but not be around alcohol have another option: a “Mocktailgate” on Library Mall from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 21.

UW expert weighs in on record number of candidates

July 30, 2019

Why are there so many candidates? Some are looking to boost their careers, others want to bring particular issues to the public's attention.

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.