Tag Recent sightings


February 23, 2016

High winds didn't deter hundreds of people from enjoying a nighttime walk amid six custom-made luminaries and lanterns at the Allen Centennial Garden Feb. 19.

Winter wonder

January 21, 2016

Living along the jet stream – those fast-flowing air currents in the upper atmosphere circling the earth – brings its share of erratic weather patterns and unpredictability.

Moments in Time: Photographers’ Choice 2015

December 17, 2015

This now-annual collection of photographs compiled by University Communications photographers Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter highlights some of the decisive moments of 2015.

Prehistoric presents

December 9, 2015

A toy dinosaur stands next to replicas of a Spinosaurus tooth on display and available for purchase — along with many gems and minerals — during the Friends of the Geology Museum Holiday Sale.

Recent sightings: Crew views

November 6, 2015

Photo: Jeff Miller With nighttime giving way to dawn, members of the Wisconsin women’s crew team use a pier near the…

Recent sightings: Ho-Chunk students visit

October 23, 2015

Nine high school students from Wisconsin's Ho-Chunk Nation viisted a Native American effigy mound and the Tree of Peace on Observatory Hill on Oct. 23. The UW Arboretum's Earth Partnership Program and UW–Madison's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies hosted the group's one-day visit to campus.

Recent sightings: They filled the hill

October 20, 2015

Hundreds of plastic pink flamingos adorn Bascom Hill for the annual "Fill the Hill" event Oct. 7. The event, which is part of the UW's Annual Campaign, places a pink flamingo on Bascom Hill for each donation pledged.

Recent sightings: Moon over Madison

September 28, 2015

Seen from the roof of Memorial Library, a supermoon rises in the nighttime sky behind the Wisconsin statue headdress atop the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol building on Sept. 27, 2015.

Recent sightings: Wisconsin Welcome

September 5, 2015

Several thousand UW–Madison freshmen and transfer students turned out Friday night for a Wisconsin Welcome event at the Overture Center for the Arts in downtown Madison,…

Recent sightings: Volleyball 101

August 14, 2015

Members of the Wisconsin women’s volleyball team hosted a Bucky’s Buddies Sports 101 for Kids event in the Field House on Aug. 13. The…

Recent sightings: Bearly there

July 24, 2015

Facilities managers Jeff Vogtschaller (left) and Duane Barnes hoist and position a 12-foot-tall stuffed polar bear being prepared for display atop the foyer…

Recent sightings: Old school

July 6, 2015

Sarah Krause writes on a manual typewriter on Library Mall on July 1, 2015. Krause was modeling for a Life Drawing 232 class…