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Bakke center qualities: nature, wellness, “one-stop shop” and welcoming atmosphere

September 25, 2023

The Bakke offers a wide range of features including cardio, weightlifting, cooking, dancing, sport simulators, nap pods, mental health and wellness, a rock wall and even a protein shake station.

UW and tribal leaders honor newly installed Truman Lowe sculpture

September 17, 2023

“Effigy: Bird Form”  is meant to evoke the effigy mounds that have since disappeared. The sculpture is located on the eastern edge of Observatory Hill just north of Van Hise Hall.

From medieval armor to improv comedy, there’s a student org for everyone

September 13, 2023

Looking to find your community, UW students? The Fall Student Organization Fair at the Kohl Center on Sept. 8 featured clubs for every interest.

MCOR: Sharing cultural traditions from around the world

September 11, 2023

Twenty-seven groups from different student organizations affiliated with the Multicultural Student Center performed a mix of stepping/strolling, dance routines and a capella singing for new students seeking to join student organizations.

Badgers off to a blazing-hot start

September 4, 2023

The Badgers football team and head coach Luke Fickell started the new era of Wisconsin football with a 38-17 defeat of the Buffalo Bulls.

All about the W

September 3, 2023

On the evening of Sept. 1, thousands of first-year University of Wisconsin–Madison students gathered at Camp Randall Stadium for the W Project, a crash course in the Badger spirit.

Move-in: Lots of helpers make move-in day work

August 30, 2023

During this week's move-in, all sorts of people pitch into push carts, carry boxes, offer advice and provide students with support on an emotional day, especially for students off to college for the first time.

Summer evenings on the prairie

August 22, 2023

A walk through Curtis Prairie at the Arboretum is an ideal time and place to slow an overly busy mind and restore one’s spirit, whether its watching the pink bergamot unfurl, the goldenrod spears reaching for the sky, or bees buzzing on a delicate lavender Joe-Pye weed.

2nd- and 3rd-shift employees enjoy late-night ice cream social

August 18, 2023

More than 300 second- and third-shift employees enjoyed ice cream and an inside look at the new Bakke Recreation and Wellbeing Center at an Employee Appreciation Ice Cream Social event from 10 p.m. to midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 16.

Putting the ‘unity’ in community

July 24, 2023

The South Madison community celebrated the ninth annual Unity Picnic at the UW South Madison Partnership.

UW employees beat the heat with a cool scoop of Babcock ice cream

June 30, 2023

The annual event serves as a gesture of thanks for employees’ hard work and dedication throughout the academic year.

Video: Helping students tell their stories through poetry

June 22, 2023

ALL Stories brings local authors into schools and community organizations to help encourage and inspire young writers.

Grounds crew creates beauty — and biodiversity — on campus

May 26, 2023

The goal is to create a campus landscape that supports biodiversity while providing an inviting space for students, employees and visitors alike.

A fond farewell for Provost Scholz

May 19, 2023

Members of the UW community gathered to bid a fond farewell to Provost Karl Scholz, who will become the next president of the University of Oregon on July 1.

Flowing between art and science

May 18, 2023

Now in its third year, the Flow Project highlights not only the value of art as a tool to communicate science, but also as a way to inspire new science across University of Wisconsin campuses.