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College GameDay visits as Badgers beat Michigan

November 18, 2017

Hundreds of fans lined up on Bascom Hill early Saturday to get a prime spot for the broadcast of ESPN's College GameDay and cheer on the Badgers.

Kellners mark Homecoming with $25 million gift

October 21, 2017

Ted and Mary Kellner, whose generosity to their alma mater spans the campus, will make a $25 million commitment as part of the university’s current $3.2 billion All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign.

In Memoriam: “Band Mom” Phyllis Leckrone

August 8, 2017

Leckrone served as “band mom” to thousands of marching band students with care, dedication and support.

Badger athletic teams are leaders in academic performance

May 10, 2017

The Wisconsin football, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's golf and women's hockey teams all earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for posting scores in the top 10 percent of their sport.

Carlini wins Sullivan Award

April 11, 2017

The four-time UW volleyball All-American takes home the most prestigious award in amateur athletics. Carlini is the first UW student-athlete to win the honor.

Leckrone back with the band after double bypass surgery

March 23, 2017

The longtime conductor returned in time to rehearse for the annual Varsity Band concerts April 20-22.

Badgers head to NCAA hockey championship

March 17, 2017

The women's hockey team defeated Boston College 1-0 Friday and heads to the NCAA championship Sunday.

Surgeon honored for work in orthopedics, sports medicine

March 17, 2017

The American Medical Women’s Association will honor Dr. Tamara Scerpella with its Woman in Science Award, recognizing her contributions to medical science, through basic research, publications and leadership in the field.

Legendary UW men’s hockey coach Jeff Sauer passes away

February 2, 2017

Sauer led the Badgers to 489 victories, the most victories for a UW coach in any sport. He guided Wisconsin to the 1983 and 1990 NCAA titles.

Big Apple Badgers: Troy Vincent

February 2, 2017

New York City is home to the National Football League front office, and that’s where we find Troy Vincent, former star UW defensive back and current executive vice president of football operations for the NFL. He talks about his love of UW–Madison and how his time here changed his life.

Athletics, financial aid reap rewards from record UW merchandise sales

January 5, 2017

Royalties from the sale of licensed UW–Madison merchandise set a record in 2015-16, exceeding $4.4 million.

Q & A: Van Matre reflects on expanding and protecting the UW brand

January 5, 2017

Over her 17 years as the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s trademark licensing director, Cindy Van Matre has protected the UW trademark and helped expand it into …

Students make finals of ‘Team Ninja Warrior’

December 19, 2016

Three UW students – "Science Ninja" Zach Kemmerer, pole vaulter Taylor Amann and "R.A. Ninja" Andrew Philibeck – made it to the finals of "Team Ninja Warrior College Madness," airing Dec. 20.

Another big night for Badger volleyball

December 3, 2016

The Wisconsin Badgers volleyball team defeated the Washington State Cougars during second round play in the NCAA Division 1 championship at the UW Field House Friday night. The Badgers swept the Cougars, 3-0, and advanced to the Sweet 16 regionals, to be hosted at the Field House Dec. 9-10.

Dancing and marching wrap Camp Randall in ‘Circle of Life’

November 15, 2016

For the first time ever, UW–Madison dance students performed original choreography alongside the UW Marching Band during halftime of a Badger football game.

Blank comments to Nov. 7 faculty senate

November 7, 2016

Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement to the Nov. 7 meeting of the UW–Madison Faculty Senate: “I am personally very sorry for the hurt …

Gard draws on lessons from family, faith, farm

October 26, 2016

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel highlights men's basketball Coach Greg Gard's relationship with his father, who passed away from brain cancer a year ago.