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Recent sightings: Movin’ on in

August 28, 2014

The bulk of more than 7,400 students were scheduled to move into University Housing residence halls on Aug. 27 and Aug. 28.

Summer Collegiate Experience eases students into UW

August 6, 2014

Around the office, it's referred to as "The Foundation." For outsiders, it's known as the Summer Collegiate Experience, or SCE.

UW, Madison schools team up to train mindfulness muscles

July 1, 2014

Mindfulness practice in the classroom may be one way to help students improve their academic performance, nurture their emotional well-being and bolster their behavior.

College admission conundrum?

April 23, 2014

As college admissions letters crisscross the country, we wonder about standardized testing. Do the SAT and ACT accurately anticipate college success? Are they essential gauges of a student’s potential and ability?

Phi Beta Kappa initiates 116 new members at UW–Madison

April 16, 2014

The Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa at the University of Wisconsin–Madison inducted 116 students into membership in a ceremony on Saturday, April 12.

Four UW–Madison students receive Goldwater Scholarships

April 9, 2014

Each year, an American university may nominate only four undergraduates for a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. conferred upon undergraduates studying the sciences. So it is a particularly special honor that all four of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s nominees have been selected to receive the scholarship.

Junior Cal Melberg becomes ‘the match’

February 12, 2014

After attending a Be the Match bone marrow donor registration event on campus last May, UW–Madison junior Cal Melberg knew his chances of ever being matched were slim. Then, in September, he got the call.