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In-person classes continue — with safeguards

April 27, 2021

While much instruction has gone virtual, some classes with under 50 students continued in person, including many labs requiring hands-on learning. Take a look.

Divine Nine plaza dedicated

April 26, 2021

Campus leaders and students gathered on Saturday for a dedication ceremony for the Divine Nine Garden Plaza project on East Campus Mall.

The Terrace awaits

April 21, 2021

The sunburst chairs are sitting again by the lake, just waiting for warmer weather to entice visitors.

Praise to thee, Barry

April 6, 2021

UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez answered questions and shared memories with the press during a press conference at the Kohl Center Tuesday.

Badger Talks video: Follow vaccine etiquette

March 30, 2021

Vaccines provide hope that the worst of the pandemic will soon be behind us, but they also can lead to some tricky conversations. In this week’s Badger Talks video, vaccine etiquette is discussed.

UW-Madison nursing students volunteer to give out vaccine

March 29, 2021

"Being able to contribute to warding off this disease is so empowering and rewarding, and it just makes me feel like all this suffering all of us have been experiencing is moving toward a resolution," said nursing student Kayla Van Boxtel.

The band’s together again!

March 25, 2021

The air was filled with excitement and music as the UW–Madison Varsity Band gathered for the first large group practices since the COVID-19 lockdown began.

Spring of Deception

March 16, 2021

We found out this week why March is sometimes called the Spring of Deception in Wisconsin. After a burst of summery temperatures, a couple inches of snow fell on Madison on Monday.

What’s changed on campus

March 9, 2021

While many of us have been away during the pandemic, campus continues to evolve as construction projects progress. If you haven’t been to Badgerland for…

Badger Talks: Disparities in COVID vaccination

March 5, 2021

“I think the disparities in vaccination are a reflection of the underlying  disparities that drive Covid-related mobidity and mortality in the first place."

Uncovering winter’s blanket

March 3, 2021

As we awake from winter and flirt with the warmer, snow-melting temperatures of early spring, let’s reflect on the found beauty of Mother Nature’s seasonal transitions.

The snowman’s creed: Have fun before melting

February 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about campus, but one thing remains the same: When the snow falls, the snowmen follow. The cheery beings can…

Badger Talks video: The right type of mask

February 23, 2021

In this Badger Talks interview, mechanical engineering professor Scott Sanders talks through some of the mask-fitting guidance.

Campus emerging from icebox

February 17, 2021

Campus has suffered through an extreme cold spell, with temperatures dropping below zero for 12 nights in a row. While it makes outdoor activities difficult, it gives campus buildings an eerie, beautiful look, with steam lit up by the winter sunlight.

Going after winter — with an axe

February 6, 2021

Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event  presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.

Badger Talks video: The future of travel

January 28, 2021

The start of mass vaccination for COVID-19 has raised the exciting prospect of being able to travel again in the near future. In this Badger Talks video, Laura Albert, professor of industrial and systems engineering, talks about what we can expect as we return.

A big-time installation

January 27, 2021

Worker used a gantry earlier this month to guide a 15-foot wide painting into place at the Chazen Museum of Art. The 1971 acrylic painting called "Danse Élanse" by artist Jean Dubuffet can now be seen on a wall of the main lobby.

The COVID-19 saliva test, step by step

January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 testing on each of the UW–Madison campus test sites is the same: Sign in with your Safer Badgers app, get the testing kit, submit the saliva sample, and turn it in.

Badger Talks video: Coping with symptoms of depression

January 12, 2021

In this week’s Badger Talks video, UW Health clinical psychologist Shanda Wells talks about how people can cope if they’re experiencing symptoms of depression and how to know when it’s time to seek out professional help.

Embracing the cold, dark winter

January 11, 2021

Instead of complaining about the long, cold midwinter nights, a group of enthusiastic hikers have been embracing them, joining a series of socially distanced nature hikes sponsored by Outdoor UW.