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Three with campus ties rescue drowning man from Lake Mendota

September 6, 2019

A UW–Madison fraternity member, a campus employee, and an alumnus of the university are being credited with saving a 24-year-old man from drowning in Lake Mendota.

Chancellor welcomes new students at convocation

September 3, 2019

Incoming freshmen and transfer students were introduced to the traditions of campus today with an expanded slate of events surrounding the Chancellor’s Convocation.

UW–Madison twins to appear on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

June 18, 2019

Identical twins Marquez and Nathan Green will be appearing together on the NBC television show. “Do I want to beat him? Of course — badly,” Nathan says. “But if I can’t win, I’d want him to.”

UW strengthens policies to protect health and safety of youth in precollege programs

June 4, 2019

The effort will help ensure the health and safety of all youth under age 18 participating in academic programs, summer camps, sports clinics and other activities under the auspices of UW–Madison.

SPA honors employees who help students

May 8, 2019

The Student Personnel Association recognized six distinguished UW–Madison employees for their work in student services during its annual reception April 25.

Commencement spotlight: UW grad uses brother’s injury as inspiration for research

May 8, 2019

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.

35th annual Distance Teaching & Learning Conference explores broader access to higher education

May 7, 2019

When the Distance Teaching & Learning Conference was launched in 1985, “distance education” meant sending VHS tapes to students through the mail. The tools may have changed, but the mission remains the same for the 35th annual conference.

Finals prep: Choose your fav study spot from this list

May 1, 2019

at UW–Madison there's a place to study for all types of learners. Whether you love to work in solitude or with a buddy, this list has the perfect study spot for every student.

Nursing student upholds family tradition as fourth-generation Badger nurse

May 1, 2019

Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW–Madison’s nursing program. The program has seen some serious changes in that time.

Food safety subject of Go Big Read book

April 17, 2019

Deborah Blum’s “The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century,” pays tribute to Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley and his work to ensure our food is safe.

Students strut their stuff at symposium

April 15, 2019

UW–Madison students presented their projects at the 2019 Undergraduate Symposium at Union South on April 12, on topics ranging from grape juice to DNA. 

UW Changes Lives: Opening doors for transfer students

March 22, 2019

Transfer students are a vibrant and diverse part of UW–Madison's student body. UW–Madison has created several programs in recent years to help them academically, financially and socially.

Student to student: Recognizing women in leadership at UW

March 6, 2019

With International Women’s Day coming March 8, now's the time to celebrate the women who have made an impact on our lives, as well as on our campus community.

Chemistry instructor finds ‘dream job’ helping students persevere

February 12, 2019

Matt Bowman has guided some 3,500 students through the demanding course of organic chemistry — a requirement for many majors. His warmness, energy and humor have won him fans.

Student-driven oral history project marks 50th anniversary of Black Student Strike on campus

February 7, 2019

"13 demands" recounts the Black Student Strike of February 1969 through the memories of more than two dozen people who organized, participated in or witnessed it. The protest, surging and ebbing over roughly two weeks, was among the largest in the university’s history.

No school, no problem: How Badgers are spending snow day

January 30, 2019

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…