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Tune in to WFAA’s podcast with commencement speaker J.J. Watt
J.J. Watt once dominated Camp Randall with his defensive skills as he played football for the Wisconsin Badgers. On May 11 he returns in a very different role: spring commencement speaker!
Commencement spotlight: For graduate, a happy ending that almost didn’t happen
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.
UW team builds robot that wins national H-O-R-S-E title
Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson joins the Wisconsin Robotics team with their victory celebration. Bruce Kluckhohn/AP Images for Land O’Lakes…
Student-led On Wisconsin Powwow brings ‘the spirit of home straight to campus’
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.
Returning adult students honored for hard work through challenges
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.
Visit by fraternity and sorority experts includes open session
A team of national experts will begin a four-day campus visit Sunday as part of a proactive review to strengthen fraternity and sorority life.
From track to pool to ice: UW celebrates national championships
There was no shortage of national titles to celebrate Monday night at the Kohl Center as fans gathered to pay tribute to the women's hockey team, fresh from their fifth championship, as well as champion swimmer Beata Nelson and runners Alicia Monson and Morgan McDonald.
Badgers win 5th national hockey title
Wisconsin is on top of the collegiate hockey world once again after defeating Minnesota, 2-0, to claim the 2019 NCAA National Championship on Sunday.
Women’s hockey: Eyes on the prize
The Badgers seek their fifth NCAA crown Sunday at 1:30 p.m. against archrival Minnesota.
Student to student: Valentine’s Day letters to our most beloved parts of campus
Whether or not you have a significant other to celebrate Valentine's Day with, there is plenty to love in Madison. Here are our love letters to the little things on campus that make our hearts skip a beat.
Proactive review to strengthen fraternity and sorority life
“This review aims to help our fraternities and sororities benefit from the many new initiatives and best practices that are being developed nationally," says Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor.
No school, no problem: How Badgers are spending snow day
Though school is temporarily out due to extreme temperatures, that hasn’t stopped UW–Madison students from making the most of their day off. For a group…
Student to student: Five reasons to go to Vice Chancellor Reesor’s office hours
Lori Reesor, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is pictured in front of Bascom Hall on July 6, 2018. (Photo…
Marking MLK Day with a history-making leader
In addition to a keynote by Wisconsin's first African-American lieutenant governor, Mandela Barnes, Monday's event also featured music, discussion and, on a lighter note, coloring pages paying tribute to famous African-Americans.
Ada Deer: A lifetime of firsts
Deer, a 1957 graduate, went on to become the first female chair of Wisconsin's Menominee Indian Tribe as well as a national leader in Indian affairs.
Stressed by finals? Paws and Relax
What better way to get a break from finals then to pet a contented dog? Plenty of students took the chance to pet Charlie and Nugget during what was called a "Paws and Relax" de-stress session hosted by the University Bookstore on Dec. 13.