Tag Student life

Giving Lakeshore a lift

October 31, 2016

On Oct. 23, midshipmen from UW–Madison's Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps turned out to tidy up Lakeshore Nature Preserve, removing invasive species and litter, collecting seeds and spreading mulch to redefine trails.

Campus prepares pumpkins, costumes for Halloween

October 28, 2016

The campus community is finding many creative ways to celebrate Halloween – carving pumpkins on a crisp October night, wandering the oh-so-spooky hallways of Humanities, hobnobbing with history's greatest artists.

Astronaut James Lovell to speak at UW–Madison’s December commencement

October 26, 2016

December’s University of Wisconsin–Madison commencement speaker is out of this world. Or at least he has been.

Voting under way on campus

October 25, 2016

Students register to vote and cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election Monday at the Student Activities Center. For details on how to vote early, visit vote.wisc.edu.

Early voting on campus runs through Nov. 4

October 18, 2016

Time is running out to vote early if you don't want to wait until election day. One-stop registration and early voting are offered for Madison residents through Friday in the Student Activity Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and at Union South from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Meningitis vaccines for students at the SERF continue today

October 18, 2016

Students 25 and under are urged to stop by the SERF and get the vaccine - it's fast, friendly and free.

College GameDay returns for Ohio State matchup

October 15, 2016

Spirits run high Saturday as the Badgers take on Ohio State, a football matchup highlighted by ESPN’s College GameDay broadcast. The game was tight throughout and …

A bold climb that changed the world

October 12, 2016

Students in the Chadbourne Residential College (CRC) and the Multicultural Learning Community (MLC) participate in a social justice workshop hosted by social activist Bree Newsome on Oct. 12, 2016. Newsome asked the students to think about a time that they felt powerful and provide them with insights and a history of social justice.

Monks’ art offers a break from hectic campus pace

September 28, 2016

To broaden cultural awareness on campus, the Wisconsin Union Directorate invited monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery to their annual World Music Festival to share their art.

Students share impassioned messages at ‘Dear World’ event

September 21, 2016

Numerous UW–Madison students shared the messages that are important to them through a unique means at "Dear World" event on Sept. 20 at Gordon Dining and Event Center. They painted the messages on their bodies, and then portraits were taken of them displaying them.

UW-Madison ranked 10th best public college by U.S. News & World Report

September 12, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is 10th among public institutions in U.S. News & World Report‘s latest college rankings. Overall, UW–Madison ranks 44th in a six-way tie.

GE visits campus to honor student contest winner, talk innovation

September 9, 2016

It’s hard to take Chris Nguyen seriously when he says, “I’m just a regular guy.” After all, he drew leaders from international industrial giant GE to the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus Monday bearing awards and scholarship money.

A student’s guide to free stuff

September 7, 2016

Just how far can one progress into the semester without having to pay for a meal?

Top spots on campus? SAFEwalk will take you there

September 6, 2016

SAFEwalk staff members escort a UW–Madison student. SAFEwalk is a free campus service that provides trained, two-person walking escorts throughout the main campus.

Video: Berquam welcomes back students

September 1, 2016

Dean of Students Lori Berquam goes for the gold in her message to returning students.

Slideshow: Campus ramps up with move-in, JVN Day

August 30, 2016

The UW–Madison campus began to hum with action again in the past week, with the return of students to the dorms and the JVN Day 2016 festival.

Campus area streets to be closed during UW–Madison move-in

August 22, 2016

Numerous campus area streets will be closed to accommodate the more than 7,500 University of Wisconsin–Madison students who will be moving into university residence halls. The big move-in days are Sunday, Aug, 28; Tuesday, Aug. 30; Wednesday, Aug. 31; and Thursday, Sept. 1.

Glamour profiles student tackling homelessness, hunger

August 9, 2016

The magazine’s new issue features Brooke Evans, a UW–Madison student whose own experiences have made her a powerful advocate for others.