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Spot reflects UW–Madison’s ‘remarkable story’ — in 30 seconds

UW–Madison debuts its new 30-second TV spot during Saturday night’s Wisconsin vs. Nebraska football game broadcast. This year’s spot focuses on the UW’s constant pursuit of progress in research, education and student experience.

UW Athletics completes safety review

A review of Athletics' health and safety-related policies and procedures affirmed the success of most of the department's practices and offered recommendations for an even greater level of care.

Shalala returns for campus honor

Chancellor Emerita Donna Shalala returned to campus for her induction into the UW Athletic Hall of Fame and a tailgate party at Olin House.

A festival of Badger fans and players

With the excitement of the upcoming season in the air, Wisconsin Badger football players mingled with fans, signing autographs and chatting, at Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1.

Campus community mourns loss of student-athlete Eli Stickley, 21

Stickley, a standout wrestler, died July 5 in a car crash in Illinois. His wrestling teammates say his warm, caring personality helped unite the team. “He was always looking for ways to get better himself and to make the team better,” a former coach said.

WAA offers travel packages for Orange Bowl

This is the first-ever trip to the Orange Bowl for Wisconsin. It is also the second straight year the Badgers are heading to a New Year’s Big Six bowl game.

College GameDay visits as Badgers beat Michigan

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

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

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

Badger athletic teams are leaders in academic performance

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

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

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

Badgers head to NCAA hockey championship

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

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

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

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

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