Student to student: A reunion of ‘60s activists from Madison imparts lessons to millennials about achieving change
For three days in June, hundreds of aging radicals, activists and former University of Wisconsin students returned to Madison – once a “cradle of counterculture” – to relive the 1960s through a mix of music, art, politics and history. Today's millennials can learn from them.
UW–Madison students who helped collect and process audio interviews about the 1967 Dow protests on campus say they learned some valuable lessons from the accounts.
Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. The stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences or both.
Was the first meme ever first published in a 1921 humor magazine at UW–Madison? We think so.
Last year, more than 14,000 visitors came to the free museum to spin bicycle-wheel gyroscopes, crank electrical generators, and yank on pulleys.
A new report found a broad failure of textbooks, state standards and pedagogy to adequately address the role slavery played in the development of the United States — or how its legacies still influence us today.
The Battle of Chattanooga from the Milwaukee-based American Panoramic Company’s cyclorama “The Storming of Missionary Ridge.” Courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society…
A recently completed renovation of Memorial Union is only the latest of the many changes it's undergone in its nearly 90 years of existence. Take a look back.
Fifty years after campus protests against Dow Chemical Company, UW–Madison asked six alumni to reflect on how the protests altered their lives. Their memories anchor “A Turning Point,” an original multimedia web project by University Communications and University Marketing.
Jane Austen: Remembered and Revisited invites community members to explore her work and her world, drawing on UW–Madison expertise in literature, dance, music, film and visual arts.