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UW–Madison student voting rose in 2020, exceeds national rate

November 2, 2021

Student voter turnout increased 7.4 percentage points in last year’s presidential election, rising to 72.8 percent of eligible students in 2020 from a rate of 65.4 percent in 2016.

Homecoming swings into high gear

October 29, 2021

Campus came alive Friday night with Homecoming activities, with the Homecoming Parade down State Street, a pep rally at Alumni Park, and the Multicultural Homecoming Yard Show at Memorial Union.

Family weekend fun

October 9, 2021

Over 1,300 families came to campus for UW–Madison's Family Weekend from Oct. 7 to 9. They explored campus, played games and had a lot of fun.

UW–Madison 13th among public universities in Wall Street Journal rankings

September 21, 2021

The rankings are based on 15 key indicators that assess colleges in four areas: outcomes, resources, engagement and environment.

A club for everything, from art to chess to boxing

September 15, 2021

Students got a chance to learn about special-interest groups, activities and services offered by more than 400 registered student organizations on campus during the Student Organization Fair on Sept. 14 at the Kohl Center.

And they’re back! Students embrace campus life again

September 6, 2021

As evidenced by the smiles and fist bumps, there is nothing quite like being back on campus. Take a look at some the activities — painting, volleyball, ice cream socials.

New Mercile J. Lee Scholars start to build community

September 1, 2021

Incoming students in the Mercile Lee Scholars Program took part in a community building exercise during an orientation session held at Carson Gulley Center on Aug. 30.

An annual ritual: Moving into the residence halls

August 30, 2021

Residence hall move-in at the University of Wisconsin–Madison started Monday, Aug. 30, and it was a happy occasion for many students.

A good day to spike and dig

June 24, 2021

With in-person activities resuming on campus, Students enthusiastically took part in a sand volleyball tournament.

‘It prepared me so well’: First graduate of precollege program for Native students reflects on time at UW–Madison

June 23, 2021

Williams was a sophomore at Seymour Community High School in 2014 when he was in the first cohort of ITA students from the Oneida and Lac du Flambeau communities. He is the first to graduate from UW–Madison.

WiscWind makes sixth appearance in Collegiate Wind Competition

June 18, 2021

The teams had to design, fabricate, and test a wind turbine, and create a plan for siting a 100-megawatt wind farm in western South Dakota.

Life returns to the Terrace

June 16, 2021

People, music and conversation are back at the Terrace, as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually being lifted as more people are vaccinated

Family, friends send video congratulations to Class of ’21

May 7, 2021

Badger pride in the Class of 2021 is strong!

Student to student: I will always be a Badger at heart

May 5, 2021

UW has allowed me to find myself and has allowed me to meet people that will forever stay engraved in my heart. I’d also never thought that I’d say this, but I will also miss the beautiful snowy mornings when everything is covered and still.

Divine Nine plaza dedicated

April 26, 2021

Campus leaders and students gathered on Saturday for a dedication ceremony for the Divine Nine Garden Plaza project on East Campus Mall.

The snowman’s creed: Have fun before melting

February 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about campus, but one thing remains the same: When the snow falls, the snowmen follow. The cheery beings can…

Student to student: Black History Month is more than just a month

February 10, 2021

Black history can mean appreciating an influential figure who lived long ago, or a deeply personal present-day connection. UW students tell what it means to them.

Going after winter — with an axe

February 6, 2021

Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event  presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.