Tag Student life

UW-Madison #throwback meme discovery made

April 18, 2018

Was the first meme ever first published in a 1921 humor magazine at UW–Madison? We think so.

Fueled by tragedy, Cardiac on Campus helps students take care of hearts

April 11, 2018

The organization hosts fundraising events to install AEDs, teaches students and community members CPR for free, and raises awareness about heart disease, the number one killer in the U.S.

Chancellor announces major improvements to Bascom Hill

April 1, 2018

The rest stop will come complete with bathroom facilities, massage chairs, picnic tables and vending machines containing energy drinks, protein bars and Cheetos.

Through ‘radical’ project, students are turning unwanted jewelry into pieces to be cherished anew

March 30, 2018

“Radical Jewelry Makeover: Wisconsin" draws attention to talented student designers while raising awareness about ethical metal sourcing.

Stars of Comedy Central’s ‘Workaholics’ come to Madison to pet badgers, promote new movie

March 21, 2018

The comedy trio of Adam Devine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm headed to campus last week not only to visit Holm’s plaque in Alumni Park, but also to introduce their new movie “Game Over, Man!” at a special screening.

A March snowfall brings a battle for Bascom

March 7, 2018

The hill that's hosted an igloo and snowmen this winter was taken over Wednesday by snowball-hurling students.

When snowmen ruled

March 7, 2018

After unusually warm temperatures in late February melted most of the snow cover on campus, winter returned with a vengeance this week with heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday. Some students celebrated by making snowmen.

Producer, actress Lena Waithe speaks, meets with students

February 14, 2018

Emmy Award-winning screenwriter, producer, and actress Lena Waithe met with students and gave a speech at Union South Tuesday night. She was featured as a Wisconsin Union Directorate Distinguished Lecturer, and keynote speaker for Black History Month.

Student to student: 9 tips for getting your pictures picked up by UW’s social media

February 13, 2018

With 175,000 Twitter followers, 100,000 Instagram followers and 292,000 Facebook followers, getting your pictures and tweets retweeted or picked up by one of …

Ice is nice at 2018 Hoofers Winter Carnival

February 10, 2018

Sun, snow and ice created the perfect setting for the annual winter celebration.

Snow and cold? No problem for Badgers

February 6, 2018

Winter hit the UW–Madison campus in full force this week, with plenty of snow and dropping temperatures, but students are a hardy bunch.

Deaf actor, activist Nyle DiMarco connects with deaf students in intimate Q&A session

January 31, 2018

Model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco led a personal event at Memorial Union, connecting with deaf and hard of hearing students from around Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Now’s the time: Tips for starting spring semester strong

January 30, 2018

Don’t be afraid to say hello to the person next to you in your new classes. It may be hard to get back …

MLK Day Celebration to include speakers, art project, volunteering

December 19, 2017

UW-Madison students, faculty and staff are invited to the 2018 UW–Madison MLK Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 22 from 3 to 8 p.m. in Memorial Union.