Tag Freshmen

Brand New Badger: Freshman hopes to ease transition for other young immigrants

September 11, 2019

Yanci Almonte Vargas wrote an essay about the ups and downs of his immigration experience, in order to help other young immigrants. It will be featured in a new book series.

Wisconsin Experience Summer Launch gives freshmen a head start

February 8, 2019

The program allows incoming freshmen to earn credit toward their degrees, meet other students, and learn about UW–Madison resources before the start of fall semester.

New summer program helps UW freshmen get ‘QuickStart’

November 5, 2018

CALS launched a brand new “early start” program for incoming first-year students called QuickStart, which helps them make the most of their college experience.

College is a time to try on different hats — Just ask Lori!

August 28, 2017

In her welcome back message, UW–Madison Dean of Students Lori Berquam encourages students to try on some new hats during their college careers.

Meet the Class of 2020

September 30, 2016

This fall, the University of Wisconsin–Madison welcomed 6,430 newly enrolled freshman, up from 6,270 last year. Of those students, 3,671 come from Wisconsin, up from 3,617 last year.

Slideshow: New Badgers are welcomed onto campus

September 2, 2016

New and returning University of Wisconsin–Madison students were welcomed back on campus with a series of events this week, including a road race, a festival at Union South and even a chance to pose with Bucky Badger.