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Astronaut Mae Jemison inspires a new generation of trailblazers

January 22, 2020

An appreciative, overflow crowd of more than 1,100 people showed up to hear the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture.

Viral video: Student commencement speaker’s address tops 3.5M views

January 15, 2020

Lisa Kamal, a standout geology major, opened her commencement speech by singing a few lines from the Broadway hit “Hamilton.” She went on to explain that the cast recording had become a coping mechanism for her during some dark times. It struck a chord with viewers online.

Dinners On Wisconsin brings together students, staff over food

December 6, 2019

Dinners On Wisconsin's mission is to make UW–Madison feel a little more like home for both students and professors by bringing them together around dinner tables with warm plates of home-cooked meals

University Housing launches new Starship robot delivery service

November 4, 2019

University of Wisconsin–Madison’s over 66,000 students, staff, and faculty will have access to a fleet of 30 Starship Technologies robots that can autonomously deliver food directly to their location.

Winter’s white encroaches on autumn gold

October 30, 2019

The autumn leaves on campus were still in their full golden glory when the season's first snowfall came on Oct. 29.

In year 5, University Veteran Services expands efforts to create community among military-connected Badgers

October 30, 2019

The office is undertaking its mission to support veterans and veterans' family members with several new initiatives, a new name, and its first female veteran staff member.

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."