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Saying goodbye is hard, but luckily, I have memories and friendships that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.
“You have all received a superior education here — not in my kitchen, at Wisconsin,” joked the keynote speaker, author James Patterson. “There’s never been a better time to make use of everything you learned in school. You are prepared for this."
Graduates don't get to celebrate in Camp Randall Stadium and the Kohl Center this year because of the social distancing required by the COVID-19 pandemic. So to mark Saturday's virtual graduation ceremony, the UW Athletic Department lit the two venues in red Friday night to honor the Class of 2020.
Music is the gateway to the soul. Or, in this case, graduation. In anticipation of virtual commencement, the UW–Madison senior class officers have put…
A first-ever virtual commencement means exploring new ways to connect to Badgers across the globe and a chance to celebrate with loved ones, whether at home or through virtual platforms.
We had our first snow back in October, our football team made it to the Rose Bowl and in-person instruction was suspended due to COVID-19. Despite the tumult, UW–Madison students had plenty of favorite memories from the year.
For the past week, students have been returning to dorms to gather their belongings. UW Housing organized the move-outs in staggered time periods from April 27 to May 7.
“My mom is going to cook a huge gorgeous meal, we are going to drink champagne, watch the ceremony, and cry."
Alex King enlisted in the Wisconsin Air National Guard in September of 2016 — the same month he began classes at UW–Madison as a freshman. He’s juggled school work and military training ever since, excelling at both.
Kelsey Rahe’s act of heroism has even received national recognition. She was featured on ABC’s World News Tonight — a show hosted by David Muir, who was also the UW commencement speaker when Rahe graduated in 2018.
When UW–Madison suspended in-person instruction for the semester, we each returned to our homes -- Christine to Queens, N.Y. on the east coast, me to Los Angeles on the west coast. We are approximately 2,700 miles apart from each other.
As the UW–Madison community adapts to learning and working remotely, we’re encouraging students to find/discover/create a sense of home and community by connecting with fellow Badgers virtually. It’s called #BadgerAtHome.
".... My normal 6-minute walk to class has been replaced by a mere four steps into my mom’s office across the hall. With all UW–Madison courses shifted to online learning, this is what my day-to-day routine looks like."
The Associated Students of Madison’s “Voterpalooza” will offer students help registering to vote from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at booths at Union South, Library Mall, and East Campus Mall. The presidential primary is April 7.
When responding to the 2020 Census, UW–Madison students should be counted where they live and sleep most of the time as of April 1, 2020.
The Chinese Undergraduate Student Association held a Show Me Your Dance event at the Wisconsin Union Theater’s Shannon Hall on Feb. 22. Student performers and audiences from different cultural backgrounds all joined in, creating intercultural communication through art.
Looking for signs of love on this Valentine’s Day? If you look closely, you can find plenty of them on the walls, desks and tables…
Whether or not you have a significant other to celebrate Valentine’s Day with, there is plenty to love in Madison. Here are our love letters…
It's about as photogenic as it gets: Lady Liberty's head and arm on Lake Mendota, with an orange sunset setting the ice ablaze. In this week's Get Social, take a look at some of the best selfies and photos from what's become an annual tradition.