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Going green for the Bucks

July 21, 2021

Red is the primary color around here, but Bascom Hall went green to honor the Milwaukee Bucks winning the 2021 NBA Championship, with their victory over the Phoenix Suns.

A beautiful day to say thanks to employees

July 20, 2021

The weather was ideal on Tuesday, July 20, for the first of three employee appreciation events.

A beauteous evening, calm and free

July 2, 2021

At the end of a recent summer day, people gathered along the lake and on the Goodspeed Family Pier to enjoy the beauty of the sunset.

Lighting it up for Barry

July 1, 2021

In honor of Barry Alvarez’s last day before retiring, red accent lighting illuminated the exterior of Bascom Hall and terrace plantings on June 30.

Making a splash at Alumni Park

June 25, 2021

With Madison in the midst of a string of hot days, visitors to campus are finding creative ways to cool off.

A good day to spike and dig

June 24, 2021

With in-person activities resuming on campus, Students enthusiastically took part in a sand volleyball tournament.

A beautiful night for jazz and Juneteenth

June 21, 2021

Members of the Madison community enjoyed a warm summer evening and the sounds of trumpeter Marquis Hill and his band at a Madison Jazz Festival event at the Memorial Union Terrace on June 19, which also marks Juneteenth.

Juneteenth flag raised on campus

June 18, 2021

The Juneteenth flag was raised at Wisconsin Union buildings this morning in what is believed to be the first university-sponsored flying of the flag on the UW–Madison campus.

Life returns to the Terrace

June 16, 2021

People, music and conversation are back at the Terrace, as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually being lifted as more people are vaccinated

In-person campus tours return to UW–Madison, the ‘wow’ factor intact

June 15, 2021

After a 14-month, pandemic-induced pause, in-person tours have resumed at UW–Madison, beckoning visitors from across the country and beyond.

UW-Madison professors teach schools how to do antigen testing

June 11, 2021

"A school can identify quickly if a staff member or a kid who comes in the school who might have symptoms comes in the school and should get sent home."

Behind the scenes with the new AD

June 2, 2021

Chris McIntosh, a former Badger football star, was introduced as the University of Wisconsin's next director of athletics at a Kohl Center news conference following his selection by Chancellor Rebecca Blank and approval by the UW System Board of Regents on Wednesday. McIntosh, currently the deputy AD, will succeed Barry Alvarez, who is retiring.

Video: Dean Robertson engineering expansion

May 17, 2021

“The new facility will stimulate collaboration, spark research discoveries and serve as the focal point of our engineering campus, Robertson said.

Badger Talks: Is the pandemic affecting our memory?

May 13, 2021

In this Badger Talks, Haley Vlach walks us through the reasons why the pandemic has been so challenging for our memory.

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.