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Campus community mourns loss of student-athlete Eli Stickley, 21

Stickley, a standout wrestler, died July 5 in a car crash in Illinois. His wrestling teammates say his warm, caring personality helped unite the team. “He was always looking for ways to get better himself and to make the team better,” a former coach said.

UW Making Comics course promotes creativity, self-expression through art and writing

Now being offered during summer term, a UW–Madison class focuses on the art and practice of making comics, or as the instructor describes it, “visual storytelling through combined words and pictures.”

Kappa Sigma fraternity suspended

UW–Madison has placed the fraternity chapter on interim suspension for a safety-related incident during the weekend of June 30-July 1, pending an investigation by the Division of Student Life on behalf of the Committee on Student Organizations.

UW Summer Music Clinic teaches junior high students music skills, life lessons

Nearly 400 junior high school students are participating in the UW–Madison Summer Music Clinic, a week-long band, choir and orchestra camp.

8 ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer

Whether you’re looking to cool off in the heat or get some exercise outdoors, here is a list of eight ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer.

UW–Madison awarded $1 million to support STEM transfer students

The team aims to increase the graduation rate of STEM transfer students across Wisconsin, many of whom come from rural communities or underrepresented minority groups.

9 ways to meet new people on campus this summer

Summer is the perfect time to get connected with others and try out new things. Luckily, there are a variety of events happening at UW–Madison this summer to make that process easier.

TEAM Lab provides hands-on learning experience in modern machine shop facility

With countless tools and machines, the possibilities for bringing an idea to life are endless at the College of Engineering’s Technical…

UW student named Newman Civic Fellow, recognized for high school outreach program

Wendy Hoang has been honored for creating a high school outreach program for Madison East High School that helps first-generation college students and students of color.

After #BlackandHooded goes viral, UW–Madison alums unexpectedly find themselves leading a movement

Two UW–Madison graduates created a #BlackandHooded website, which displays photos and connects prospective and current black graduate students with black professionals who’ve earned advanced degrees. The idea has taken off.

Students help capture campus protest voices from 50 years ago through public history project

UW–Madison students who helped collect and process audio interviews about the 1967 Dow protests on campus say they learned some valuable lessons from the accounts.

Newest Badgerloop Pod unveiled

The UW–Madison Badgerloop team Thursday revealed Badgerloop Pod III — its latest entry into the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Competition, an event designed to spur new ideas about an ultrafast, futuristic form of transportation.

Undergraduate Symposium shows value of mentorship

The annual Undergraduate Symposium on April 13 is an opportunity for students to show what they’ve learned, often with the help of a strong mentor.

UW Varsity Band Concert celebrates Camp Randall centennial

The annual UW Varsity Band Concert at the Kohl Center April 19-21 will be a mammoth spectacle with pyrotechnics, aerial stunts and multimedia displays.

Bucky’s Classroom in session

Middle-school students from throughout the state toured UW–Madison this month as part of Bucky’s Classroom, an outreach program that aims to increase college awareness and help young people explore career options.

UW-Madison ranks 2nd in doctorates awarded, climbing from 3rd

Ph.D. recipients from UW–Madison go on to pursue a variety of career opportunities across education, government, nonprofits and the private sector.

Survey results suggest the newly expanded Our Wisconsin program is making inroads

In its second year, the Our Wisconsin inclusion program at UW–Madison expanded four-fold to 4,332 students, and survey results suggest it is increasing awareness of and respect for diversity on campus.