Sometimes we choose our career, and sometimes a career chooses us. That may be the case with UW–Madison Housing Director Paul Evans, who first went to college with the idea of becoming a dentist, but next month leaves the university after 36 years, his entire career spent in housing.
An idea that began as a homework assignment for two UW–Madison sophomores living in Sellery Hall's Entrepreneurial Residential Learning Community, has since grown into a fully functional, award-winning website that serves hundreds of UW–Madison students.
It’s the morning ritual parents know all too well. Waking the kids up. Getting them breakfast. Cajoling them into getting dressed. And then the magic trick of getting out the door – hopefully with both shoes on. No, it’s not easy. And it’s not any easier with more than one kid, however adorable. But the morning ritual is a little bit easier for some parents, thanks to expanded child care offerings by the Office of Child Care and Family Resources.
Carson Gulley Center, a fixture in UW–Madison’s lakeshore neighborhood since the 1920s, has reopened after undergoing a full renovation that showcases the character of the building’s original architecture.
The spring semester may have ended in May, but the learning never stops on campus. While most students are on vacation, UW–Madison opens its doors to more than 100 residential programs that take place during the summer — each offering visitors an opportunity to learn something new.
The UW System Board of Regents today approved the naming of Aldo Leopold Residence Hall, the newest UW–Madison University Housing building, which will become home to 172 students starting in late August.
Thousands of University of Wisconsin–Madison students are moving out of their residence halls this week and thousands of others will be streaming to and from commencement ceremonies at the Kohl Center.