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Student to student: Recognizing women in leadership at UW

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

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

"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

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…

Students extend winning streak in fashion industry competition

UW­­–Madison students cleaned up in a prestigious national competition sponsored each year by the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund — the fashion industry’s premier competition for gifted young designers, merchandisers, retailers and business majors.

At winter commencement, notable grads abound

This Sunday, thousands of winter graduates will earn degrees from UW–Madison. Each has an impressive story to tell. Here are just a few of the remarkable tales behind the names you’ll hear at the Kohl Center.

Students to showcase biomedical engineering projects Friday

The problem-solving abilities of 64 teams of students will be on display Friday. The projects run the gamut from assistive devices to analytical tools, from surgical aids to a radiation shield.

Friendly competition aims to boost food donations

Throughout the week of Dec. 3-7, the McBurney Disability Resource Center has challenged the nine departments of the Division of Student Life to a friendly competition to increase donations to the Open Seat Food Pantry.

UW-Madison students make discoveries, explore Italy in archaeological expedition

Two seniors traveled to the ancient city of Agrigento on the south coast of Sicily this past summer, to develop a more accurate historical timeline.

University Housing responds to resident feedback, improves WiFi technology

For those living in University Housing, surfing the web, streaming movies and staying connected is now easier, faster and better than before.

Student to student: 7 UW-inspired costumes to wear this Halloween

If you have still yet to come up with a Halloween outfit and want to have the coolest costume on campus, grab your hot glue gun, sewing needle and tape and try out some of these costume ideas that are literally inspired by UW–Madison.

12 famous people you didn’t know went to UW–Madison

Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …

Walsh retiring after elevating undergraduate advising

As director of the Cross-College Advising Service, Tim Walsh's passion for a liberal arts education, his values, principles, and his core understanding of the student experience have added greatly to the advising profession.

Rupi Kaur shares her love for Madison, delivers powerful performance

The 25-year-old poet impressed a crowd at Memorial Union on Saturday, and in turn she raved about Madison on social media. “This seems like a place where I could write a book," she wrote.

Water-skiing star — and UW–Madison senior — nabs a world first in international competition

Gabbie Taschwer was part of a record-setting jump at the Show Ski World Championships, where she helped the U.S. team win.

4 tips for crushing the Career & Internship Fair

When you meet with potential employers at the Career & Internship Fair, there are steps you can take to be most effective.