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Follow four students as they navigate the first day of class

September 7, 2022

Navigating the first day of classes for new students to campus is an exhilarating, nerve-wracking and memorable experience. Follow along as four students new to UW–Madison tackle their first day.

Arriving on campus, students enjoy welcome activities

September 3, 2022

Students arriving to campus had fun in  a variety of welcome activities in advance of Wednesday's first day of class.

Student speaker Marina Kerekes ready to inspire incoming Badgers at Convocation

August 30, 2022

“Only at a school as supportive and encouraging of exploration as UW can you enter your freshman year pre-law and two summers later, find yourself in a rainforest with monkey feces on your arm.”

2022 Senior Class Gift to go to the Green Fund

March 30, 2022

The Green Fund helps fund student-initiated projects like energy-efficient greenhouse cooling systems or solar arrays in on-campus buildings to help address the environmental footprint, social impact, and operating costs of campus facilities.

Secretary of Education chats with UW students

September 20, 2021

Students of a UW–Madison special education teacher preparation program chatted with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a campus visit Monday. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Gov. Tony Evers also joined the talk.

A club for everything, from art to chess to boxing

September 15, 2021

Students got a chance to learn about special-interest groups, activities and services offered by more than 400 registered student organizations on campus during the Student Organization Fair on Sept. 14 at the Kohl Center.

Canvas feature allows individuals to select preferred names, personal pronouns

January 19, 2021

The new voluntary option allows individuals to indicate how they would like to be referred to in class, in online discussions, or anywhere else Canvas displays names and/or pronouns.

Student survey results being used to improve fall, spring semesters

November 18, 2020

Campus leaders are using the results from two just-completed student surveys — one for undergraduates and one for graduate students — to improve the student…

Claudia Guzmán named director of Multicultural Student Center

September 9, 2020

More than ever this year, Guzmán says it will be crucial that the MSC provide students of color with the services, support and resources they need to succeed.

Students welcomed back to (virtual) classes on Monday

March 20, 2020

As students prepare to return to instruction on Monday through alternate means, UW–Madison is offering a number of resources to help with the transition, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor says.

Update on coronavirus and spring break travel

February 26, 2020

བོད་ཡིག Tibetan    中文 Chinese    Español   Hmoob   नेपाली Nepali The following message was sent from Chancellor Rebecca Blank to…

Update: UW–Madison responses to homecoming video

January 2, 2020

Information related to the fall student Homecoming video is being reposted following national media coverage which did not fully document the university's response to the issue.

Celebrating community this Veterans Day

November 8, 2019

Student veterans add depth and perspective to our classrooms and to our larger campus identity. We enjoy the personal freedoms we exercise every day because they stood up to fight for them.

Know before you go: Campus policies on free speech and protests

August 28, 2019

As the new academic year gets underway, university officials are reminding students of guidelines that will help keep them safe and in good standing as they exercise their rights to free speech and free expression.