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APIDA Heritage Month builds community through food and fellowship

May 1, 2024

April at the University of Wisconsin–Madison marks the annual celebration of APIDA Heritage Month. This year’s theme, “Ingredients, Identities, and Intersectionality,” recognized the close connection between food and identity, particularly within the APIDA community.

The meaning of MENA Heritage Month

March 29, 2024

The 2024 theme, “MENA in the Modern World,” explored how the collective cultures of the Middle Eastern North African region continue to evolve and influence contemporary society.

Badgers on the move

March 8, 2024

For Active Badger Day, students across campus found ways to move and connect with more than 20 programs hosted by RecWell.

Exploring the Legacy of Black History at UW–Madison

February 28, 2024

Take a look back at "Legacy X," this year's celebration of Black History Month and 10 years of student-organized, campus-wide celebrations at UW–Madison.

Celebrating the Year of the Dragon: Discover your zodiac and UW–Madison’s Lunar New Year 

February 20, 2024

UW–Madison students ring in the Year of the Dragon with celebrations across campus.

An oral history: 10 years of student-led Black History Month celebrations at UW–Madison

February 7, 2024

This year’s Black History Month theme, “Legacy X,” honors the 10th anniversary of campuswide, student-led Black History Month programming. To mark the milestone, three student journalists interviewed many of the people who helped establish and expand the event.

Students set study strategies

December 13, 2023

With final exams beginning on Friday and final assignments due soon, UW–Madison students deployed in libraries and study spots across campus this week in full force.

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 stars to clothes, six student orgs for you

October 3, 2023

The clubs offer different activities and levels of involvement, but they have the same message to students: Take the plunge and engage in a community on campus.

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.