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Students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are facing off against teams from around the world with their concept for an ultrafast futuristic form of transportation in the fourth annual SpaceX Hyperloop Competition.
“One of our mantras is ‘choose your challenge’ which really means everyone is supposed to challenge themselves to their own level and hopefully step out of your comfort zone but not into a panic zone."
A day in the life of a student tour guide, the red-polo-wearing ambassador for thousands of campus visitors
Often the first point of contact between the UW and the roughly 80,000 people who visit it each year, student tour guides wear many hats: trivia savants, de facto university ambassadors, academic advisors, elementary school teachers and dad joke connoisseurs.
NFL star and philanthropist J.J. Watt's teleprompter-free speech was one of the more freewheeling — and perhaps memorable — commencement addresses in Badger history.
Experience the weekend's celebrations in images.
Commencement weekend kicked off with a ceremony at the Kohl Center for about 900 doctoral, medical professional, and master of fine arts students.
All three recipients have conducted research as undergraduates and plan to pursue doctorates in their respective fields.
Stefanie Henry will graduate from UW as a double major in neurobiology and French, along with an extensive background in nervous system trauma research that is inspired by her brother’s spinal cord injury.
The newly unveiled statue, "The Monarch," celebrates the 150th anniversary of women receiving degrees at UW–Madison and was designed by artist Victoria Reed to represent female empowerment and influence.
Members of the Class of 2019 are already making their mark in academics, research and public service. Meet a few of this year's notable graduates.
With Finals Week looming, students showed up to pet dogs and relax May 3, at a Paws and Relax de-stress session hosted by the University Bookstore.
Nicholas Jackson is a study in perseverance. After setbacks, hardships and false starts, he will graduate on May 11.
Commencement spotlight: ‘Exceptional’ grad to enter Air Force Nurse Corps as one of its youngest members
On May 11, Delora Prange will graduate from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. A few weeks later, at age 21, she is expected to become one of the youngest members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps.
Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson joins the Wisconsin Robotics team with their victory celebration. Bruce Kluckhohn/AP Images for Land O’Lakes…
Everyone is welcome to attend this free event April 6 and 7 that will feature cultural education, dancing, food, crafts and drums. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the Grand Entries taking place at 1 p.m. each day.
Aysha Dominquez takes a full load of classes, while raising a family and commuting from Beaver Dam. She, and Olivia Wine, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Returning Adult Student Award.