Tag Student life

School of Music seeks volunteers to help tune new music hall

September 12, 2019

The Hamel Music Center is ready for its final tuning. Volunteers are needed to quietly take a seat in the audience of the performance halls while professional acousticians measure and evaluate the sound of various instruments and ensembles.

Sign up for intramurals; there’s something for everyone

September 11, 2019

Here are a few things you might not know about UW’s intramural programs:

Brand New Badger: Freshman hopes to ease transition for other young immigrants

September 11, 2019

Yanci Almonte Vargas wrote an essay about the ups and downs of his immigration experience, in order to help other young immigrants. It will be featured in a new book series.

Get Social: Back to school, and to the lake, the dorm and Well Red

September 4, 2019

The first week back at school made its appearance on Badgerland's social media this week. Pretty lake views, dorm rooms, excited freshmen, and traffic dominate this week's Get Social. Oh, and dogs, as always.

Move-in 2019: A Wisconsin welcome

September 1, 2019

Thousands of new students and their families moved in to campus residence halls this weekend with the help of fellow students and staff. Bucky stopped by to lend a paw as well.

Get Social: Goodbye to family, hello to campus

August 28, 2019

Plenty of Badgers said farewell to their families and headed to campus this week. In this week's get Get Social, take a look at some of those tearful goodbyes, and excited talk of promising futures at UW–Madison.

Brand New Badger: Music provides a salve for freshman following life-altering injury

August 28, 2019

His desire to attend UW–Madison never wavered throughout his recovery, with a focus on gaining the skills to run his own music studio.

Get Social: A glance at the best of this #UWSummer

August 7, 2019

In this week's Get Social, a look at some of the best, most popular posts of this #UWSummer.

Witte Residence Hall renovations focused on benefiting students

August 6, 2019

Originated as a part of a student capstone project, this major renovation to the 55-year-old residence hall is centered around the students that will inhabit it.

First Wave alumna awarded major graduate fellowship

July 31, 2019

Mackenzie Berry is the recipient of a $20,000 Marcus L. Urann Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. She is one of only six recipients nationwide this year to receive the fellowship.

Research looks at how Snapchat filters affect self-image

July 30, 2019

Graduate student Amy Niu is researching whether selfie-editing filters negatively or positively impact one’s evaluation of self.

Organizational structure, leadership posts announced for Student Affairs

July 23, 2019

The university’s vision for student-related services takes shape, with Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor announcing an organizational structure and key leadership posts for the units reporting to her.

If it’s not the tundra, it’s the heat: 5 ways to cope

July 17, 2019

Extreme temperatures have been predicted in Madison for the next couple of days and we all know what that means. Desperately…

Badgerloop team sets sights on top prize in international competition

July 17, 2019

Students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are facing off against teams from around the world with their concept for an ultrafast futuristic form of transportation in the fourth annual SpaceX Hyperloop Competition.

New ropes course brings people together through challenges

June 25, 2019

“One of our mantras is ‘choose your challenge’ which really means everyone is supposed to challenge themselves to their own level and hopefully step out of your comfort zone but not into a panic zone."

Get Social: #UWSummer shines on

June 19, 2019

We've reached the eight-week summer session of UW–Madison's summer term, and it's clear the season is being enjoyed by all the social posts about everyone's #UWSummer.

A day in the life of a student tour guide, the red-polo-wearing ambassador for thousands of campus visitors

May 14, 2019

Often the first point of contact between the UW and the roughly 80,000 people who visit it each year, student tour guides wear many hats: trivia savants, de facto university ambassadors, academic advisors, elementary school teachers and dad joke connoisseurs.

Watt to grads: ‘When you figure your dream out, remember it will not be a straight path’

May 11, 2019

NFL star and philanthropist J.J. Watt's teleprompter-free speech was one of the more freewheeling — and perhaps memorable — commencement addresses in Badger history.

Photo gallery – Commencement 2019

May 10, 2019

Experience the weekend's celebrations in images.