Tag Student life

Student-to-student: What online learning taught me about staying connected

April 1, 2020

".... My normal 6-minute walk to class has been replaced by a mere four steps into my mom’s office across the hall. With all UW–Madison courses shifted to online learning, this is what my day-to-day routine looks like."

‘Voterpalooza’ to prepare for presidential primary

March 4, 2020

The Associated Students of Madison’s “Voterpalooza” will offer students help registering to vote from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at booths at Union South, Library Mall, and East Campus Mall. The presidential primary is April 7.

2020 Census: Most UW–Madison students will be counted in Madison

March 2, 2020

When responding to the 2020 Census, UW–Madison students should be counted where they live and sleep most of the time as of April 1, 2020. 

An exuberant, intercultural competition of dance

February 24, 2020

The Chinese Undergraduate Student Association held a Show Me Your Dance event at the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Shannon Hall on Feb. 22. Student performers and audiences from different cultural backgrounds all joined in, creating intercultural communication through art. 

The signs of love

February 13, 2020

Looking for signs of love on this Valentine’s Day? If you look closely, you can find plenty of them on the walls, desks and tables…

Student to student: Valentines to our fav parts of campus

February 12, 2020

Whether or not you have a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with, there is plenty to love in Madison. Here are our love letters…

Get Social: Lady Liberty with dogs, flamingos and more

February 11, 2020

It's about as photogenic as it gets: Lady Liberty's head and arm on Lake Mendota, with an orange sunset setting the ice ablaze. In this week's Get Social, take a look at some of the best selfies and photos from what's become an annual tradition.

‘Afrofuturism’ comes to campus

February 10, 2020

More than 50 students kicked off Black History Month at an event called “An Afrofuturist Affair,” at the Pyle Center's Alumni Lounge at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Friday, Feb. 7.

Astronaut Mae Jemison inspires a new generation of trailblazers

January 22, 2020

An appreciative, overflow crowd of more than 1,100 people showed up to hear the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture.

Viral video: Student commencement speaker’s address tops 3.5M views

January 15, 2020

Lisa Kamal, a standout geology major, opened her commencement speech by singing a few lines from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” She went on to explain that the cast recording had become a coping mechanism for her during some dark times. It struck a chord with viewers online.

Dinners On Wisconsin brings together students, staff over food

December 6, 2019

Dinners On Wisconsin's mission is to make UW–Madison feel a little more like home for both students and professors by bringing them together around dinner tables with warm plates of home-cooked meals

University Housing launches new Starship robot delivery service

November 4, 2019

University of Wisconsin–Madison’s over 66,000 students, staff, and faculty will have access to a fleet of 30 Starship Technologies robots that can autonomously deliver food directly to their location.

Winter’s white encroaches on autumn gold

October 30, 2019

The autumn leaves on campus were still in their full golden glory when the season's first snowfall came on Oct. 29.

In year 5, University Veteran Services expands efforts to create community among military-connected Badgers

October 30, 2019

The office is undertaking its mission to support veterans and veterans' family members with several new initiatives, a new name, and its first female veteran staff member.

Quiz: Which UW pumpkin carving are you?

October 22, 2019

Halloween is a time to express yourself to the world. And there are plenty of different ways to express your Badger spirit with your pumpkin carving. Take this quiz to find out which carving is best for you.

Quiz: Where should you study?

October 16, 2019

Midterm season means lots of studying. Luckily, there’s plenty of spots around campus to help you get in the zone. Take this quiz to find out where you should go to hit the books!

Planning for spring? Consider a Summer Finish scholarship to complete your degree

October 15, 2019

As students close to graduation register for spring courses, they can talk to their advisors about graduating in a timely manner with Summer Finish.

Hard work makes Wisconsin basketball dreams come true for Samad Qawi

October 11, 2019

Samad Qawi, in white, is shown at the men’s basketball team practice. As a senior, Qawi made the team in a tryout.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of UW–Madison

October 9, 2019

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