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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…

Recent sightings: Light show

June 23, 2015

Colorful bands of the Aurora Borealis, or "northern lights," glow in the nighttime sky above Lake Mendota near Observatory Hill during a strong solar storm in the northern hemisphere at 12:49 a.m. on June 23.

Wild, wild campus: A visual sampling of the creatures among us

June 16, 2015

A campus wouldn’t be a campus without bricks and mortar, without indoor spaces to teach and learn and conduct research — especially when winter hits hard across the Midwest. But at UW–Madison, we also place great value on outdoor spaces, those spots where nature has dibs.

Recent sightings: Bucky’s Workout

May 28, 2015

Photos: Bryce Richter With UW mascot Bucky Badger leading them, members of the UW–Madison community participate in Bucky’s Workout, a…

Recent sightings: Bucky’s Day Off

May 5, 2015

UW students Chelsea Sheedy (left), Bethany Rahja (center) and Mariel Lopes (right) compete in a race on the moon-walker bungee run during the…

Recent sightings: Who, indeed

April 14, 2015

Nestled in the crook of a tree branch, a pair of owlets flank an adult great horned owl as the three bask in…