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Powwow celebrates Native cultures for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 13, 2023

Student organization Wunk Sheek hosted the powwow, welcoming the community to enjoy a celebration of Indigenous cultures.

Ojibwe birchbark canoe returns to Lake Mendota after 10 years, connecting to 1,000s of years of art and culture

October 12, 2023

Ten years after it first cut through Lake Mendota, a traditional birchbark canoe returned to the water, paddled by its maker, Wayne Valliere, who shared the experience with members of a first-year experience group focused on Indigenous arts and science.

Summer field course centers the history, culture and experiences of Native students

July 13, 2023

This year, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University hosted LA 360: Indigenous Field-Based Learning for Land Stewardship, a weeklong summer field course that interweaves Native history and culture with science education. UW–Madison will host the course in 2024.

Flowing between art and science

May 18, 2023

Now in its third year, the Flow Project highlights not only the value of art as a tool to communicate science, but also as a way to inspire new science across University of Wisconsin campuses.

Enter your amazing science visuals in the 2023 Cool Science Image Contest

May 8, 2023

Members of the UW–Madison community may enter up to three images by the June 15 deadline.

Phi Beta Kappa academic society honors 200 students

April 25, 2023

The Phi Beta Kappa ceremony inducting 200 students took place at Varsity Hall in Union South. Photo: Taylor Wolfram On Saturday, April…

Campus buzzes with Earth Week activity

April 25, 2023

April 17-23, students across campus put their talents and creativity to work for Earth Week, showcasing the myriad efforts across campus to make UW, Wisconsin and planet Earth more sustainable.

UW–Madison journalism students help Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens announce expansion

April 24, 2023

Students created and ran a public relations campaign for the Dane County nonprofit as part of their public relations strategy coursework.

Badgers win national debate championship

April 18, 2023

The team was deemed the most persuasive in the nation, winning with their argument, “we should regret the fear of death.”

Engineering students create medallion for chancellor’s investiture

April 6, 2023

Mechanical Engineering undergraduate students Teekay Kowalewski (left) and Dylan Zinkgraf (right) present Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin with a larger-scale, recast version of the University…

UW’s 5 hottest majors: Student demand, workforce trends drive enrollment gains

February 7, 2023

UW–Madison is constantly evolving to make sure higher education captures student interest and meets the needs of employers here in Wisconsin and around the world.

And they’re off! Spring semester is sprung

January 25, 2023

With winter break over, students returned to class, reunited with friends, picked up bus passes and prepared for another semester of learning.

(Snow)flaking out on Bascom Hill

December 16, 2022

A sudden snowfall late on Dec. 14 (and early on Dec. 15) was the perfect study break opportunity for a group of students who met up on Bascom Hill.