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Student to student: A reunion of ‘60s activists from Madison imparts lessons to millennials about achieving change

July 3, 2018

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.

Flamingos, pranks and togas: Leon Varjian exhibit highlights Madison’s playful past

May 24, 2017

Materials from recently discovered storage units have been organized into an exhibition called “Dizzyland: Leon Varjian and the Antics of the Pail & Shovel Party.”

UW-Madison provides students info, tools to take part in Election Day

November 7, 2016

Election Day is Tuesday and UW–Madison has provided students with a variety of information and tools to help them succeed in voting.

UW-Madison professor reflects on decades of attending party conventions

July 18, 2016

UW-Madison political science professor Byron E. Shafer, who has attended political party conventions since 1980, expects some interesting developments at this year's events.