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Generations of learning at Grandparents University
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, the program brings grandparents and their grandchildren to campus for two days of fun, adventure, and learning.
Bucky plans virtual Homecoming for 2020
Although COVID-19 will prevent in-person events, the Wisconsin Alumni Association is still creating ways to celebrate — from a star-studded pregame event to the finest flamingo traditions.
New order aims to promote public safety in campus gathering spots
The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.
The UW Now: Experts discuss economic impact of COVID-19
Join a livestream and Q & A with a panel of experts from the UW community Tuesday at 7 p.m. CDT.
Badgers return for Multicultural Summer Picnic
More than 200 Badgers of color and their families joined the Wisconsin Alumni Association August 3 for the inaugural Multicultural Summer Picnic.
Campus gears up for Homecoming celebration
From its beginnings on a crisp November weekend in 1911, Homecoming has grown into the UW’s most beloved tradition. Join us Oct. 18-21!
Portraying the spirit of Bucky — in chalk
Students presented their chalk art murals featuring Bucky Badger and other campus icons during Badgers Chalk the Block, an All-Campus Party event held on Library Mall on April 25.
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.
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.
Despite rain, Alumni Park opening brings smiles, excitement
UW-Madison's new Alumni Park opened at a special ceremony on Friday, and the rain failed to inhibit enthusiasm for the new green space and story park that's been under construction for more than a year.
Alumni Park opening celebration will be Friday, Oct. 6
A full weekend of activities is planned to follow up on Alumni Park's unveiling on Oct. 6. The park's artful exhibits tell more than 200 alumni and UW stories, and it has gardens, a visitor center and a statue of Bucky Badger.
Four to receive 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards, WAA’s highest honor
The 2017 recipients are Jim Berbee, a UW School of Medicine and Public Health assistant professor; Robert Bergman, the Gerald E. K. Branch Distinguished Professor Emeritus in chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley; Danae Davis, the executive director of Milwaukee Succeeds; and Kelly Kahl, the president of CBS Entertainment.
Alumni Park opening date, first featured grads announced
The new green space between Memorial Union and the Red Gym will officially open to campus and the community Friday, Oct. 6, showcasing the work of artists and makers — including local artisans — who contributed to the park's design.
‘Forward under 40’ honors young alumni
The Wisconsin Alumni Association recognizes eight alumni under the age of 40 who are leveraging the benefits of their UW education to better their cities, states, nation, and the world.
UW alumni travel to Texas for Cotton Bowl
University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni and fans traveling to the Cotton Bowl Classic in Arlington, Texas, with the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) will begin the trip on Dec. 31.
Homecoming 2016 in pictures
As Badgers everywhere celebrate Homecoming, thousands gathered for the annual downtown parade.