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The same year Gina Lin was applying for college, she led her high school’s table tennis team to fourth place in a national tournament. That year, the Table Tennis Club of UW–Madison won the “Rookie of the Year” award at a different national competition.
For 17 days in February, athletes and officials from around the globe will gather in Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Olympics. UW–Madison has experts on topics including large-scale athletic events, Russian history, the politics of sport, digital and social media use by Olympic viewers, and LGBT activism.
Wisconsin Badgers Lauren Carlini (1), Courtney Thomas (3), Annemarie Hickey (4), Ellen Chapman (20), and Haleigh Nelson (13) celebrate their final point and 3-0 defeat of the UW-Milwaukee Panthers during the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament at the Field House on Friday, Dec. 6.
Competition for airtime and brand recognition can be just as intense for institutions of higher education as it is for major national and international brands. The advertising space provided to each Big Ten school provides the kind of media placement that most universities could never afford on their own.