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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Badger volleyball team beat Nebraska 3-2 in a thrilling NCAA National Championship final, as fans on campus cheered them on heartily.
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.
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.
A halftime ceremony made it official: The football field will be named Barry Alvarez Field at Camp Randall Stadium beginning in 2022.
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.
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.
UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez answered questions and shared memories with the press during a press conference at the Kohl Center Tuesday.
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.
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.
"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.
“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.”