Tag Student life
And they’re back! Students embrace campus life again
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Badger pride in the Class of 2021 is strong!
Student to student: I will always be a Badger at heart
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
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
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
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
Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.
Meet the people who make Safer Badgers work, part 2
It’s a big job to help keep campus safe through the pandemic. As part of UW–Madison’s Safer Badgers effort, people are needed to answer questions over phone and email, staff the testing sites, support the app, manage building access and more.
Second round of emergency COVID-19 financial aid coming for students
UW-Madison’s share of the new federal emergency student support is $9.9 million. This funding will be used to continue to address the additional financial burden many students and families are facing.
UW–Madison senior among finalists for 2021 Rhodes Scholarship
University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Alex Plum competed this year as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most celebrated college award for…
Student survey results being used to improve fall, spring semesters
Campus leaders are using the results from two just-completed student surveys — one for undergraduates and one for graduate students — to improve the student…
UW in top 25 for study abroad and international students
UW–Madison moved up three spots, from No. 18 to No. 15, on the 2020 Open Doors Report’s ranking of U.S. universities and colleges for total students studying abroad.