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Gathering storm

May 27, 2022

Sunlight peeks through as storm clouds roll in over Lake Mendota near the Goodspeed Family Pier along the Memorial Union Terrace at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on May 26, 2022.

Mural project promotes diversity in veterinary medicine

May 26, 2022

More than 30 participants from multiple universities helped paint sections of a reduced-scale rendering of a community mural project, led by artist Tia Richardson at the Veterinary Medicine Building on May 20.

Spring takes its own sweet time

May 18, 2022

Nature seems to be taking a halting approach this year to unfurling the highly anticipated and deeply appreciated splendor of late spring — which makes even the slightest glimmer glorious. 

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield meets with students

May 14, 2022

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, spoke with a select group of students from the political science and African studies programs, as well as the King-Morgridge Scholars.

Hundreds gather for historic unveiling of the Divine Nine Garden Plaza

May 9, 2022

The Plaza is named in honor of the historically Black fraternities and sororities that make up NPHC, seven of which are active at UW–Madison.

Resource center keeps bicyclists in motion

May 4, 2022

If you weren't looking for it, you might not suspect there's a place to fix a flat tire on your bike where most people see a gated campus parking garage. But there it is, in Helen C. White Hall under the sign "University Bicycle Resource Center."

Barber, printmaker, professor finds humanity beyond race

May 3, 2022

Faisal Abdu’Allah is a professor of printmaking and a trained barber whose artworks explore race, culture and identity. His most recent work, on display at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, is a limestone statue of himself that he designed and was created using a robotic tool and the skills of a master carver.

UW–Madison Day returns to the state Capitol

April 28, 2022

The day featured discussions with state legislators, graduate student research projects, flash talks by faculty experts, and a closing event with Director of Athletics Chris McIntosh.

Turban tying 101

April 25, 2022

Members of the Sikh Student Association stepped up to teach the technique of tying turbans during a special Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month event on April 22, 2022.

Badger band lights up the Kohl Center

April 23, 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the UW Varsity Band Spring Concert returned in style on Friday, April 22.

A special day for UW Marching Band fan

April 22, 2022

Thursday evening, 2½-year-old Ila Hellgren from Madison got a sneak peek of this weekend’s UW Band Spring Concert during a rehearsal at the Kohl Center. The special moment was made possible by Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.

Chalk it up to Earth Day

April 20, 2022

On April 20, students got together to chalk the sidewalks outside of the Historical Society with Earth Day-inspired art, to get campus excited for the day, on Friday, April 22.

APIDA art show: Courage in Community

April 19, 2022

"Courage in Community" was the theme of the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month Art Show, held at the Multicultural Student Center lounge in the Red Gym on April 16.

Chemical reaction: ‘a huge upgrade’

April 19, 2022

The recently opened addition to the Chemistry Building on University Avenue is a nine-story tower housing lecture halls, an information commons, offices, teaching laboratories, and group write-up spaces for undergraduate teaching labs. 

Space telescope ‘a little like a time machine’

April 14, 2022

Assistant professor Michael Maseda was one of many who contributed to development of the James Webb Space Telescope. He looks forward to using the instrument to take “baby pictures of galaxies” — potentially looking as far back into the history of the universe as the Big Bang itself.

Rain or shine, it’s Terrace time

April 13, 2022

After a long winter in storage, the chairs came out April 13, ready for sunshine, a view of Lake Mendota and being the best seats on campus for studying, catching up with friends or just plain daydreaming.