Tag Student life

100-hour challenge winners blend creativity, utility

November 21, 2017

The challenge was to build useful or creative products based on objects donated by the University’s recycling system, called SWAP, and to do the whole shebang in 100 hours.

Two seniors named finalists for Rhodes Scholarship

November 19, 2017

Kyra Fox and Ross Dahlke were among 228 students nationwide who made it to the final stage of the competition.

College GameDay visits as Badgers beat Michigan

November 18, 2017

Hundreds of fans lined up on Bascom Hill early Saturday to get a prime spot for the broadcast of ESPN's College GameDay and cheer on the Badgers.

Native November bead workshop

November 16, 2017

As part of a month-long celebration of Native American experience, heritage and legacy, student members of Wunk Sheek hosted a bead workshop designed to teach contemporary Native American styles to the UW–Madison community.

UW–Madison enhances process for reporting bias incidents, releases latest campus data

November 16, 2017

UW–Madison’s commitment to a safe and welcoming learning environment includes a process for students to report incidents of bias or hate and to receive support.

Students play a big role at Bucky’s Butchery, campus meat store

November 8, 2017

Bucky’s Butchery, a retail meat store on campus, employs about 15 student workers in cutting meat, mixing ingredients, processing products, marketing and cleaning.

A downright wicked introduction to the Winter Commencement speakers

October 25, 2017

The Evil Queen from ABC's "Once Upon A Time" is here to introduce UW–Madison's Winter 2017 Commencement speakers. They are two of Hollywood’s top storytellers and they met years ago in the basement of Vilas Hall.

American Family Insurance supports UW–Madison Rec Sports upgrade

October 24, 2017

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is pleased to announce the next phase of its partnership with American Family Insurance, which will be the first “pillar partner” of the Division of Recreational Sports.

Kellners mark Homecoming with $25 million gift

October 21, 2017

Ted and Mary Kellner, whose generosity to their alma mater spans the campus, will make a $25 million commitment as part of the university’s current $3.2 billion All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign.

New center seeks to foster religious dialogue on campus

October 18, 2017

A new program on campus called the Center for Religion and Global Citizenry is bringing together students from different faiths to promote inter-religious dialogue at the university.

UW students help run World Dairy Expo

October 18, 2017

About 100 UW–Madison undergraduate students, worked at the 2017 World Dairy Expo to make it run smoothly. The expo, which took place Oct. 3-7 at the Alliant Energy Center, is the nation’s largest dairy cattle show and trade show.

How to throw yourself into the fall

October 17, 2017

Summer is over, and the days are getting shorter and the temperature colder. But autumn can be a season for fun at UW–Madison, as long …

Memorial Union has evolved over the years, but that union vibe remains

October 11, 2017

A recently completed renovation of Memorial Union is only the latest of the many changes it's undergone in its nearly 90 years of existence. Take a look back.

Through multimedia project, alumni reflect on how the Dow protests changed them

October 10, 2017

Fifty years after campus protests against Dow Chemical Company, UW–Madison asked six alumni to reflect on how the protests altered their lives. Their memories anchor “A Turning Point,” an original multimedia web project by University Communications and University Marketing.

A Turning Point: Six stories from the Dow protests

October 10, 2017

Fifty years ago the Dow Chemical protests brought everyday life on the UW–Madison campus to an abrupt halt. Hear from six UW alumni – ordinary students whose lives were forever changed by that momentous day.

University of Wisconsin Midshipmen experience life in the fleet

September 29, 2017

In their summer training assignments, 36 UW–Madison midshipmen experienced life in the Navy and Marine Corps, ranging from submarines to aviation squadrons to participation in Marine Corps Officer Candidates School.

Calling all Badgers: HLN to broadcast live during special tailgating weekend

September 25, 2017

The UW–Madison campus and its football tailgating traditions will be showcased Friday and Saturday, Sept. 29 and 30, during two mornings of live broadcasts on Headline News (HLN).

UW statement on student-produced clothing line

September 20, 2017

UW-Madison released the following statement on Sept. 20 in response to questions about the an unaffiliated student-produced clothing line. “UW-Madison strives to provide a welcoming …

Brand New Badger: Daughter of Hmong immigrants part of national push for more women in technology

September 19, 2017

“(My parents) urged my oldest sister to go to college, and she became the role model for the rest of us,” Rosee Xiong says. “And now I’m hoping I can be a role model for other minority students and for my younger siblings.”