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Football off to a rollicking start with mix of old and new

September 5, 2022

The Badgers season opener on Saturday, Sept. 3, featured some new additions. New Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin enjoyed the game and even joined in the "Jump Around," and the new renovated south end zone stands were a hit for fans.

Chancellor statement on Big Ten Conference expansion

June 30, 2022

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is pleased to support the planned expansion of the Big Ten Conference and the inclusion of the USC and UCLA, according to Interim Chancellor Karl Scholz.

Title IX anniversary: groundbreaking, glass-breaking

June 24, 2022

More than 100 UW Athletics staff members attended a ceremony outside Camp Randall Stadium Thursday observing the 50th anniversary of Title IX and celebrating the landmark legislation's positive impact on women in collegiate sports.

Camp revamp

March 21, 2022

Construction continues on a comprehensive renovation of the south end zone of Camp Randall Stadium — the first major makeover since 2005 for the home of Badger football and other events.

National champs!

December 18, 2021

The Badger volleyball team beat Nebraska 3-2 in a thrilling NCAA National Championship final, as fans on campus cheered them on heartily.

On to the Final Four

December 11, 2021

The Badgers volleyball team, backed by a raucous crowd at the UW Field House, beat Minnesota 3-0 in the Regional Finals to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament.

Badgers advance to Elite 8 in NCAA volleyball

December 9, 2021

Fourth-seeded Wisconsin swept No. 13 UCLA in the NCAA Madison Regional volleyball semifinals at the Field House on Thursday night, 25-16, 25-18, 25-17. On Saturday, UW will play 12th-seeded Minnesota, which advanced earlier Thursday with a five-set win over No. 5 Baylor.

Presenting: Barry Alvarez Field

October 2, 2021

A halftime ceremony made it official: The football field will be named Barry Alvarez Field at Camp Randall Stadium beginning in 2022.

Lighting it up for Barry

July 1, 2021

In honor of Barry Alvarez’s last day before retiring, red accent lighting illuminated the exterior of Bascom Hall and terrace plantings on June 30.

UW-Madison to launch Director of Athletics search

April 7, 2021

The Athletic Director identifies, hires, supports, and evaluates head coaches in all 23 Badger varsity sports. The AD is responsible for the planning and operation of the unit’s $130 million annual budget.

Praise to thee, Barry

April 6, 2021

UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez answered questions and shared memories with the press during a press conference at the Kohl Center Tuesday.

A victorious but unusual Badger game day

October 24, 2020

It was a game day at Camp Randall like no other before it. There were touchdowns and a resounding victory, but no crowd, and the only cheers were piped in.

Additional changes coming for UW season opener

October 7, 2020

Given the significant increase of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across Wisconsin, UW–Madison is taking new steps to limit attendance and game day activity around Badgers football.

Soccer standout Rose Lavelle to address winter graduates

September 30, 2020

"I'm excited to speak with the graduates at UW, all of whom are working to achieve some important goals. Madison has always been a second home for me. The opportunity to give back to the school that gave so much to me is just a tremendous honor," says Lavelle.

Chancellor Blank appointed to NCAA Board of Governors

September 25, 2020

“This is a time of great complexity and challenge for colleges and universities,” Blank said. “I look forward to working with my colleagues to address the many important issues affecting our student athletes and our athletic programs.”