Tag Wisconsin Alumni Association

New order aims to promote public safety in campus gathering spots

May 20, 2020

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

May 11, 2020

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

August 5, 2019

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

October 15, 2018

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

April 26, 2018

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

December 3, 2017

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

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.

Despite rain, Alumni Park opening brings smiles, excitement

October 9, 2017

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

October 3, 2017

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

September 8, 2017

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

May 10, 2017

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

March 3, 2017

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

December 22, 2016

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

November 12, 2016

As Badgers everywhere celebrate Homecoming, thousands gathered for the annual downtown parade.

Slideshow: Scenes from Homecoming 2015

October 17, 2015

UW-Madison students, alumni and fans celebrated Homecoming 2015, highlighted by the traditional parade down State Street on Friday night. It was one of many Homecoming week activities sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA).