Tag Recent sightings
More than 100 people gathered Thursday, Dec. 18, on Library Mall for a candlelight vigil mourning the victims of a recent mass shooting at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. The vigil was hosted by the Pakistani Students Association, a UW–Madison student organization.
The glass artists known as Mad Gaffers are going festive with a series of holiday events this Thursday through Sunday at the UW Glass Lab. Participants can create a glass ornament of their own, watch Mad Gaffers blow the largest one in Madison, and shop for gifts at the club’s annual Holiday Sale.
Geese and ducks swim in and fly above the steamy water of Lake Mendota as the sun rises above the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol and downtown Madison skyline with temperatures in the single digits. The Friday, Nov. 21, view is from the tip of Picnic Point, part of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Lakeshore Nature Preserve.
The Memorial Union's Wheelhouse Studios hosted an outreach pottery sampler course Nov. 4 in partnership with LOV-Dane, a grassroots organization of individuals with disabilities, families and community members who strive to build fulfilling, community-centered lives for all citizens.
Costumed faculty, staff and students from the UW–Madison Dance Department parade across Bascom Hill on Hallowen Friday, Oct. 31. The event was held in honor of two of the department's newly tenured professors, Kate Corby and Chris Walker.
Temperatures drop, leaves turn, days shorten and sometimes life slows down enough to contemplate next steps. "Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons," author Jim Bishop once wrote. On a campus known for its beauty, this season certainly rivals others for making us look around and take notice.
A pedestrian walks by a chalked sidewalk advertisement for the 2014 Madison Heart Walk during an autumn day. The charity event, sponsored by…
Plastic pink flamingos flock to Bascom Hill Tuesday, Oct. 7, for the annual "Fill the Hill" event, an initiative of the UW’s Annual Campaign. Event volunteers place a pink flamingo on Bascom Hill for each donation between 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and 5 p.m. Oct. 7.
Campus hosted the annual Parents’ Weekend from Sept. 19-21, formally introducing parents to the staples of campus life. The events included luncheons, photo ops, information sessions, faculty presentations and more.
More than a thousand students gather in the stands and learn traditional "fifth quarter" songs before flowing onto the football field at Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison to form the shape of the letter "W" as part of the W Project on Sept. 4, 2014.
UW-Madison's campus was back in full action Sept. 2 for the first day of fall classes.
The Chancellor's Convocation, a Wisconsin Welcome event for incoming freshmen and transfer students, was held Friday, Aug. 29, at the Kohl Center. It highlighted a theme fundamental to the university: service.
Fresh corn-on-the cob, chicken, hamburger patties, hot dogs and other food cooks on the grill at the Memorial Union Terrace's Brat Stand at the University of Wisconsin–Madison during a summer evening on Aug. 7, 2014.