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175th anniversary: Amid changes in student life, constants remain

November 15, 2023

Decades ago, UW students walked the same streets, lived in residence halls and sat in many of the same classrooms as today's students, but their day-to-day experience was very different. Take a look at student life across generations.

The many flavors of autumn

November 15, 2023

International student and University Communications intern Xinlin Jiang shares what the flavors of autumn harvest celebrations and family gatherings mean to her and Badgers from here in Wisconsin and around the world.

Scenes from a spooky Halloween night

November 1, 2023

On a brisk Halloween night, members of the UW–Madison community got out to celebrate the spookiness across campus.

Fall scenes color UW–Madison’s campus

October 24, 2023

After an extended summer, UW–Madison's campus transitions to fall colors and cooler weather.

Connection, reflection and celebration mark this year’s Latinx Heritage Month

October 17, 2023

This year’s Latinx Heritage Month reflected on the connected yet distinct Latinx customs and traditions that have been transplanted across multiple generations, through many spaces, and have found their way to UW–Madison.

A harvest for all from the People’s Farm

October 11, 2023

Volunteers with The People's Farm student organization celebrated their harvest at the F.H. King garden by giving it all away to the campus community.

From medieval armor to improv comedy, there’s a student org for everyone

September 13, 2023

Looking to find your community, UW students? The Fall Student Organization Fair at the Kohl Center on Sept. 8 featured clubs for every interest.

Student Stories: A rookie’s guide to navigating football frenzy 

September 12, 2023

Even though I didn’t understand the rules or what was going on all the time, one thing was clear: The joy and sense of belonging within Camp Randall Stadium can even make a scorching day feel fervently festive.

UW students take on summer internships worldwide, from Colombia to South Africa

August 22, 2023

Learning about new cultures and cities has proven to be just as valuable as the internship work itself, say two UW–Madison students who went abroad.

ICYMI: A look back at summer in Madison

August 17, 2023

Summer in Madison is a lot of things, but it's definitely not boring. In case you missed it, here's a look back at some highlights from summer 2023.

Madison becomes second hometown for international students

July 10, 2023

Every year, more than 6,000 students from more than 112 countries venture across oceans and/or lands to join the vibrant campus community.

High school twins show Badger spirit on ‘Today Show’

June 2, 2023

After rooming together for 18 years, twins David and Jacob Wang expect to live separately and have different majors at UW–Madison. But they'll maintain the closeness they've always had.

How to be a Badger while away from campus for the summer

June 1, 2023

Social media and electronic communications have made it easier to keep in touch with fellow Badgers all over, as well as campus happenings.

Nurtured at UW, East of Vilas rocks the local music scene

May 22, 2023

East of Vilas got its start at a UW–Madison learning community, and now the band is performing all over Madison, part of a thriving local music scene.

UW–Madison mock trial team places 11th at nationals

April 30, 2023

Mock trial teams argue a simulated court case, preparing both a defense case and a prosecution/plaintiff case.

Campus blossoms

April 21, 2023

Warming temperatures last week brought campus to its full spring glory, as flowers bloomed and the lawns and docks filled with students talking and playing games.

Badgers celebrate National Student Employment Week

April 20, 2023

This April 10-13, students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison celebrated National Student Employment Week with a blend of in-person and virtual events acknowledging the…

5 student entrepreneurs to keep an eye on

April 12, 2023

An incubator in its own right, UW–Madison creates the conditions for emerging entrepreneurs to take flight

A jump into Ojibwe tradition on the ice of Lake Mendota

February 4, 2023

Participants at the Ojibwe Winter Games on Lake Mendota on Feb. 3 learned how to fling a snow snake (gooniikaa-ginebig) and other traditional Ojibwe hunting skills.