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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about campus, but one thing remains the same: When the snow falls, the snowmen follow. The cheery beings can…
Black history can mean appreciating an influential figure who lived long ago, or a deeply personal present-day connection. UW students tell what it means to them.
Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.
It’s a big job to help keep campus safe through the pandemic. As part of UW–Madison’s Safer Badgers effort, people are needed to answer questions over phone and email, staff the testing sites, support the app, manage building access and more.
UW-Madison’s share of the new federal emergency student support is $9.9 million. This funding will be used to continue to address the additional financial burden many students and families are facing.
University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alex Plum competed this year as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most celebrated college award for…
Campus leaders are using the results from two just-completed student surveys — one for undergraduates and one for graduate students — to improve the student…
A dedicated group of UW–Madison students who are part of the #BadgersVote coalition came out the evening of Nov. 2 to create street chalkings reminding…
The golds and reds of late October shed a soft, warm light upon campus in recent days, especially as sunset approaches.
Morgan and Riley Parks were co-valedictorians at Altoona High School. Now the two are now freshmen at UW–Madison, experiencing together many of the same pandemic-tinged college experiences.
Summer evenings remain relaxed and beautiful at the Memorial Union Terrace, but with changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Patrons can enjoy physically distanced, reserved-table seating with food and drink service.
Amy Shircel gets frustrated when she sees trending photos on social media of lines at bars in Madison wrapping around the corner.
“This is a crucial role on our campus at a time when continued progress on equity and inclusion is not only expected but essential,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “We are very fortunate to have someone with Dr. Gittens’ experience and skill to lead this effort."
And while we can’t be on campus right now, with a little imagination, we can still find the W at home. Perhaps you have a vintage UW banner on your wall. Or maybe the growing pile of pens on your makeshift desk can make for a mighty W.
Saying goodbye is hard, but luckily, I have memories and friendships that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.
“You have all received a superior education here — not in my kitchen, at Wisconsin,” joked the keynote speaker, author James Patterson. “There’s never been a better time to make use of everything you learned in school. You are prepared for this."
Graduates don't get to celebrate in Camp Randall Stadium and the Kohl Center this year because of the social distancing required by the COVID-19 pandemic. So to mark Saturday's virtual graduation ceremony, the UW Athletic Department lit the two venues in red Friday night to honor the Class of 2020.
Music is the gateway to the soul. Or, in this case, graduation. In anticipation of virtual commencement, the UW–Madison senior class officers have put…