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A victorious but unusual Badger game day

October 24, 2020

It was a game day at Camp Randall like no other before it. There were touchdowns and a resounding victory, but no crowd, and the only cheers were piped in.

Badger Talks: How to keep the virus away on Halloween

October 20, 2020

In this Badger Talks video, Malia Jones, an epidemiologist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, shares how we can safely celebrate Halloween with a few changes to our traditions.

Registration open for Diversity Forum 2020

September 29, 2020

The 2020 UW–Madison Diversity Forum will be held virtually on October 27-28. This year’s forum will explore a convergence of contemporary issues from racial equity and social justice to disparities in health care and white privilege during two full days of speakers and interactive sessions.

Astronaut Mae Jemison inspires a new generation of trailblazers

January 22, 2020

An appreciative, overflow crowd of more than 1,100 people showed up to hear the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture.

UW Varsity Band Spring concert tickets on sale Jan. 13

January 8, 2020

Marching band director Corey Pompey, in his first year, will continue the tradition by leading the band at the 46th annual event at the Kohl Center.

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.

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.