Tag Holidays

Chancellor announces major improvements to Bascom Hill

April 1, 2018

The rest stop will come complete with bathroom facilities, massage chairs, picnic tables and vending machines containing energy drinks, protein bars and Cheetos.

Roses are red; write a love poem this Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2018

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to think outside the heart-shaped chocolate box by putting pen to paper and writing a love poem. Here are some tips.

Media advisory: UW–Madison experts ready to offer a cornucopia of Thanksgiving tips

November 20, 2017

Experts from the UW–Madison can talk turkey, Black Friday and a variety of other Thanksgiving-related topics.  

Inspired by King, students share a day of service and reflection

January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. is known for poetic words and heroic actions. On Monday, the University of Wisconsin–Madison community came together to consider King’s legacy and how he continues to inspire.

Gifts with Badger appeal

November 29, 2016

What's on your holiday shopping list this year? Consider a gift that shows your UW–Madison pride. Browse our annual gift guide and maybe you'll even find something to tuck into your own stocking.

Remembering the fallen on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016

To mark Veterans Day on Friday, volunteers took turns on Bascom Hill reading the names and hometowns of more than 6,800 U.S. service members killed in military action in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.

Campus prepares pumpkins, costumes for Halloween

October 28, 2016

The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.

Tip: The 12 days of experts

December 11, 2013

For many, the holiday season brings joy, fun and cookies. Lots of cookies.

Arboretum Local Products Fair encourages shopping ‘green’ and local

November 19, 2012

Holiday shopping will take on a local flavor at the fourth annual "Close to Home: Arboretum Local Products Fair" Sunday, Nov. 25 at the UW Arboretum.