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Voting on UW–Madison campus up in 2018

September 24, 2019

"These results show that we as students were excited to vote in 2018," said Laura Downer, chair of the Associated Students of Madison. "We want to have a say in the future of our country, and we know how crucial voting is to amplifying our voice."

A football present wrapped in red and white stripes

September 23, 2019

Red- and white-wearing Badger football fans created a stripe-out effect in Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday. The atmosphere was festive as the Badgers defeated Michigan, 35-14.

Six tips to enjoy Red vs. Blue

September 18, 2019

Members of the UW Band take part in Jump Around at the start of the fourth quarter. Photo: Bryce Richter The…

UW students develop skills, networks at wildlife summer camp

September 18, 2019

Students work in small groups as they get intensive hands-on field experience identifying and handling Wisconsin wildlife, including small mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles in the course..

For football-loving students, ‘Mocktailgate’ will offer all the fun, none of the hangover

September 16, 2019

Students who want to get their Badger spirit on this weekend but not be around alcohol have another option: a “Mocktailgate” on Library Mall from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 21.

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…