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The buzz about cicadas

June 13, 2024

Curious nature lovers crowded to Cicadapalooza, held on June 8 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to learn all about the noisy bugs.

Crazylegs racers embrace the day

April 28, 2024

More than 9,000 people ran, walked and wheeled in the 42nd Annual Crazylegs Classic in Madison on April 27, enjoying a sunny spring day.

Earth Fest Kickoff: Celebrating sustainability progress

April 23, 2024

Participants in UW–Madison’s first-ever Earth Fest Kickoff Celebration on Friday, April 19, praised the momentum boost for the institution’s sustainability and environmental efforts.

From soil to sky, Day at the Capitol highlights span of UW–Madison’s impact

April 18, 2024

The day highlighted UW–Madison’s ongoing pursuit of innovation for the public good, driven by the Wisconsin Idea.

Robbed by COVID-19, UW seniors finally get the prom they missed in high school

April 17, 2024

"This prom was more significant than any high school prom could have been for us; it felt like a true celebration of class togetherness and putting the negative effects of the pandemic behind us."

Spins + jumps + ice = lots of fun

April 16, 2024

Students with edgy skills took to the ice with flair at the Spring 2024 Figure Skating Exhibition at the Sub Zero Ice Center at the Bakke Recreation and Wellbeing Center at UW–Madison on April 7.

2nd- and 3rd-shift employees recognized for work

April 11, 2024

A late-night event at Varsity Hall in Union South recognized all the 2nd- and 3rd-shift employees at UW–Madison who ensure campus operations run smoothly, as part of the year long celebration of UW's 175th anniversary.

APIDA Heritage Festival explores cultures

April 10, 2024

Fun and creativity overflowed during the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Festival held at the Red Gym at UW–Madison on April 6.

Eclipse throws shade, delighting campus

April 8, 2024

Hundreds crowded Library Mall Monday afternoon to peer up at a rare solar eclipse, as the UW–Madison Astronomy Club hosted a live viewing event from noon to 3:30 p.m. 

Celebrating the vote with verve

April 3, 2024

On Monday night, students gathered for a Voterpalooza event at the Rathskeller in Memorial Union, in advance of Tuesday's presidential primary in Wisconsin.

The ‘cruelest month’ strikes again with winter storm

April 3, 2024

A winter storm that combined snow, sleet and rain made getting around — and wardrobe choices — difficult this morning on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.

The meaning of MENA Heritage Month

March 29, 2024

The 2024 theme, “MENA in the Modern World,” explored how the collective cultures of the Middle Eastern North African region continue to evolve and influence contemporary society.

‘Stranger at the Gate’ shines spotlight on a transformative act of compassion

March 27, 2024

Members of the campus community gathered on March 20 at the Marquee Cinema in Union South for a screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary “Stranger…

Badger fans bring the red to New Hampshire for championship

March 24, 2024

Plenty of Wisconsin Badger fans — and Bucky Badger himself — made it to New Hampshire to cheer on the women's hockey team as it went for a record eighth national championship.

Belay is the way to keep danger away

March 19, 2024

To build the foundation for safe climbing, instructors offer Top Rope Belay Lesson classes at the 32-foot-tall Mount Mendota climbing wall in the Bakke Recreation & Wellbeing Center.

Visiting journalist gets close-up look at Geology Museum’s treasures

March 14, 2024

Kallie Moore is on campus March 12-14 to visit classes in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, tour museums and labs and share her insights as a professional science communicator with students and others.

Badgers on the move

March 8, 2024

For Active Badger Day, students across campus found ways to move and connect with more than 20 programs hosted by RecWell.

Students share ideas, discoveries at Research in the Rotunda

March 8, 2024

On Wednesday, undergraduate students from UW–Madison and campuses across the Universities of Wisconsin gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol for the annual Research in the Rotunda event to present research findings to Wisconsin legislators, state leaders, UW alumni and members of the public.

Celebrating MENA Heritage Month

March 6, 2024

The wide-ranging cultures of the Middle East and North Africa were celebrated in many forms at “Night at the Bazaar” kickoff event for MENA (Middle Eastern North African) Heritage Month on March 1 at the Red Gym.