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Quiz: Which UW pumpkin carving are you?

October 22, 2019

Halloween is a time to express yourself to the world. And there are plenty of different ways to express your Badger spirit with your pumpkin carving. Take this quiz to find out which carving is best for you.

Quiz: Where should you study?

October 16, 2019

Midterm season means lots of studying. Luckily, there’s plenty of spots around campus to help you get in the zone. Take this quiz to find out where you should go to hit the books!

Planning for spring? Consider a Summer Finish scholarship to complete your degree

October 15, 2019

As students close to graduation register for spring courses, they can talk to their advisors about graduating in a timely manner with Summer Finish.

Hard work makes Wisconsin basketball dreams come true for Samad Qawi

October 11, 2019

Samad Qawi, in white, is shown at the men’s basketball team practice. As a senior, Qawi made the team in a tryout.

Quiz: Test your knowledge of UW–Madison

October 9, 2019

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Homecoming traditions of yesterday and today

October 9, 2019

Some homecoming traditions, such as the homecoming parade on State Street and planting flamingos on Bascom Hall, have a long history and are still celebrated today. Others have fallen by the wayside.

Campus a popular stopover for migrating butterflies

October 2, 2019

Butterflies like to stop at the UW–Madison campus and Arboretum to rest and drink up the nectar in the many flowers there.

Quiz: Which Bucky Badger are you?

October 2, 2019

In honor of our beloved Bucky Badger's birthday, take this quiz to find out which Bucky you are based on your personality.

Go Big Read book ‘The Poison Squad’ featured on WPR’s ‘Chapter a Day’

September 30, 2019

Blum’s book pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, dubbed the “father of the pure food and drug act.”

Badgers have the top t-shirt cannon in college athletics. Boom.

September 25, 2019

Bucky Badger fires t-shirts into the student section at Camp Randall Stadium with the new t-shirt cannon during the game against Central Michigan…

Red Tutu Trot: A fun way to raise money for cardiac health on campus

September 25, 2019

Heart disease and cardiac arrest affects both young and old populations, yet cardiac health seems to rarely be on the minds of college students. Cardiac on Campus has the goal of changing that.

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: