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A heavenly time at Devil’s Lake

September 28, 2022

A group of transfer students enjoyed a day trip to Devil's Lake State Park, where they enjoyed stunning views from the quartzite bluffs and kayak rides on Devil's Lake.

3,000-year-old canoe recovered from Lake Mendota

September 22, 2022

On a brisk and breezy first day of fall, divers recovered an ancient Ho-Chunk canoe from the depths of Lake Mendota, an effort coordinated by the Wisconsin State Historical Society and members of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Students explore their futures at career fair

September 21, 2022

Students from schools and departments all over campus went to the Fall Career & Internship Fair on Sept. 19-20 at the Gordon Dining & Event Center, to explore possible futures.

Ho-Chunk Nation flag-raising symbolizes a shared future

September 15, 2022

“These efforts here are very thoughtful and very inclusive to not only the Ho-Chunk people, but it’s a real opportunity to learn about the people who lived here,” said Ho-Chunk Nation President Marlon WhiteEagle.

Chancellor Mnookin tours dairy farm, highlights research efforts

September 13, 2022

The visit to two dairy farms highlighted the Dairy Innovation Hub, a partnership that conducts research and offers support to Wisconsin's dairy industry.

One hundred acres of beauty

September 11, 2022

A visual tour of 100 acres of land being restored and conserved by UW–Madison's Susan and Steve Carpenter.

Follow four students as they navigate the first day of class

September 7, 2022

Navigating the first day of classes for new students to campus is an exhilarating, nerve-wracking and memorable experience. Follow along as four students new to UW–Madison tackle their first day.

‘The Wisconsin Experience’ begins for thousands of new Badgers at 2022 Convocation

September 6, 2022

Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin shared that this year’s freshman class is expected to be the largest in history at about 8,600 students — selected from a record-breaking pool of applicants of more than 60,000.

Football off to a rollicking start with mix of old and new

September 5, 2022

The Badgers season opener on Saturday, Sept. 3, featured some new additions. New Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin enjoyed the game and even joined in the "Jump Around," and the new renovated south end zone stands were a hit for fans.

Arriving on campus, students enjoy welcome activities

September 3, 2022

Students arriving to campus had fun in  a variety of welcome activities in advance of Wednesday's first day of class.

Dashing to a degree

September 2, 2022

The Graduate School Degree Dash took off across campus Friday morning, with 657 people running, walking, and rolling through the 5.07- and 1.94-mile courses. 

Whopping “W” wakens Wisconsin willpower

September 2, 2022

First-year students learned game-day traditions such as the "Jump Around" dance and then formed a gigantic "W" on the field in a Wisconsin Welcome event Thursday.

The ABCs of moving into the residence halls

August 30, 2022

If you do it properly, it will ensure your college career at UW–Madison gets off to a good start. Here's a simple guide to making sure that move-in goes smoothly.

Red-cart days: Students move in, with chancellor’s help

August 29, 2022

Students started moving into UW–Madison residence halls on Monday, with the help of family, friends, upperclassemen, and even Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin and some other UW–Madison leaders.

Partnership celebration brings smiles, cooperation

August 26, 2022

The UW South Madison Partnership building on Thursday was filled with happy community members enjoying food, music, games and face-painting during its third community celebration, and first since it opened in a new, larger space.

Mural painting brings community together at UW South Madison Partnership

August 19, 2022

The murals reflect artist Lilada Gee’s bold and colorful style and are designed to inspire the community and families that use the location for programming. You can see these murals in person at the August 25 Community Celebration.

At summer youth camps, fun and learning go hand in hand

August 9, 2022

UW–Madison offers a diverse range of summertime activities for young learners from ages 5-18  designed to exercise both the mind and the body. They…