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Recent sightings: Greetings and goodbyes

June 6, 2007

A discarded holiday greeting card from a former resident lies on the floor of an empty room at Ogg Hall. Workers have…

Student race car design team takes first place

May 23, 2007

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Formula SAE Racing student vehicle team took first place at the international competition in Detroit.

Adidas pledges new efforts for Hermosa workers

May 18, 2007

In response to a request from UW–Madison Chancellor John Wiley, the adidas Group is pledging new efforts to curb labor "blacklisting" and to help secure jobs for the former workers of one of its subcontractors.

Recent sightings: Sunset sail

May 16, 2007

A man flying a powered paraglider makes a low altitude pass over people enjoying a sunset from the Memorial Union Terrace…

Recent sightings: Lake study

May 16, 2007

Erin Perkins, a junior legal studies and criminal justice major, studies while sitting on a pier near the Memorial Union Terrace as…

Survey examines attitudes regarding the campus-area housing market

May 10, 2007

University of Wisconsin–Madison planners are conducting a survey to determine whether faculty and staff are interested in moving closer to campus, cutting commuting times and invigorating the housing market in campus-area neighborhoods.

Ogg Hall reaches end of the line

May 8, 2007

In a few days, Nick Wiersum will pack up his belongings and leave Ogg Hall, his first home away from home. Wiersum is among the last of tens of thousands of students to live in the two-tower, 13-story residence hall, which will be demolished to make way for green space along the East Campus Mall.

UW-Madison, UW System, RCF reach settlement

May 3, 2007

A settlement has been reached in the Roman Catholic Foundation's federal lawsuit against the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents and University of Wisconsin–Madison officials.

Recent sightings: Up against the wall

April 26, 2007

Taking a break from end-of-spring-semester academic stress, undergraduate Nhan Vu, having donned a sticky suit, hurls himself against the Velcro wall of…

Program partners international and American students to enhance learning

April 11, 2007

UW–Madison is home to more than 3,000 international students from more than 100 countries. As new international students arrive on campus each year, many are confronted with language barriers, culture shock, loneliness and academic difficulties, among other worries.