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