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F.H. King group provides students, local community with fresh produce despite pandemic

September 16, 2020

The student organization's goal is to connect students with the land they live on and the food they eat, including combating food insecurity and fighting against social injustice in the food system.

Tuition refund deadline extended for students impacted by COVID-19

September 16, 2020

For students negatively impacted by COVID-19 and who choose to completely withdraw from the semester, a full tuition refund will be possible for one additional week, to Friday, Sept. 18.

A program created to promote community on campus

September 14, 2020

In hopes of helping new students connect this semester, the Cener for First-Year Experience created Badger Welcome Groups. More than 600 signed to get to know each other.

Campus guidelines help students exercise rights of free speech, expression

August 26, 2020

At the start of each academic year, university officials remind students of protest guidelines that will help keep them safe and in good standing as they exercise their constitutional rights.

Visiting students can find a Badger path through college during the pandemic

August 24, 2020

As the pandemic disrupts education plans, UW–Madison invites visiting students who have not yet started or completed an undergraduate degree to be a Badger in person or online and earn college credit this fall.

UW–Madison test-optional admissions policy extended through summer 2023

August 20, 2020

The move to a test-optional approach for at least two years reflects both an immediate response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and a broader desire by the university to study over time how such a policy might alter the composition of its incoming classes.

Preparing classrooms for students’ return

August 10, 2020

Classrooms, common spaces and other areas are being prepared to keep students safe upon return to campus this fall. Staff members are using signs, chair placement and seating location stickers to ensure students will be physically distanced.

Grad student’s research focuses on ‘cutting’ from sports teams

August 5, 2020

When high schools cut athletes from sports teams, it can be painful for those who didn’t make the team. But it also has wider implications, according to research from UW kinesiology graduate student Mayrena Hernandez.

The Bandana Project: Allies for mental health

July 28, 2020

The bright green bandanas twirling from students’ backpacks are a statement of support for their classmates who may be struggling with mental health issues or suicidal thoughts.

UW committed to accessibility as nation marks 30 years of Americans with Disabilities Act

July 27, 2020

The ADA, which has had an undeniable impact on access and inclusion at UW–Madison, is more critical than ever as the university expands its digital campus due to the challenges presented by COVID-19.

Student to student: Adjusting to remote education, pandemic

July 21, 2020

It’s been a summer of resiliency for UW–Madison students, who’ve adjusted to summer courses going remote in the middle of a global pandemic.

UW-Madison students score highly on leadership; study shows campus activities with highest impact

July 16, 2020

“Effective leadership education prepares UW–Madison students for their careers and for addressing complex social challenges on campus, in our communities, and around the world."

Showing pro-diversity feelings are the norm makes individuals more tolerant

June 29, 2020

Students who watched a video about the positive impact of a diverse campus on their first day of class were more tolerant of other groups and more supportive of diversity even months later.

Remembering Bella Sobah: ‘She was the greatness in all of us’

June 26, 2020

“She lived life to the fullest and did so unapologetically. It didn’t matter that she had spinal muscular atrophy. It didn’t matter that she was a Black woman in a society that didn’t fight for her. She was still going to fight for the life she deserved.”

COVID-19 canceled their variety show; students raised $341,000 for charity anyway

May 27, 2020

Members of the group Humorology say the coronavirus pandemic only heightened their fundraising resolve. Donations will benefit children who might otherwise go hungry.

Student to student: How COVID-19 has changed our summer plans

May 20, 2020

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to canceled or downgraded internships for many college students. However, we have discovered that being flexible and creative can lead to new opportunities.