Photo galleries

Light paints on snow canvas

January 17, 2018

A blanket of freshly-fallen snow coats the campus as winter-morning sunlight shines through bare tree branches on Bascom Hill. Photographs were made using a tilt-shift-focus lens. 

SERF demolition: Out with the old, in with the new

January 10, 2018

Construction crews this week started demolishing the Southeast Recreational Facility (SERF) to make way for a larger, more modern recreational facility that will open …

Camp Randall season: Plenty of singing, dancing, cheering — and wins

December 5, 2017

It was quite a year at Camp Randall Stadium, where the Badgers won every regular-season football game on their way to the Big Ten West Division title. And the home fans supported them loudly, vigorously and humorously.

JSA event celebrates Asian culture

December 4, 2017

The richness and diversity of Asian culture were on display at a cultural celebration Saturday at Ingraham Hall sponsored by the Japanese Student Association.

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.

Native November bead workshop

November 16, 2017

As part of a month-long celebration of Native American experience, heritage and legacy, student members of Wunk Sheek hosted a bead workshop designed to teach contemporary Native American styles to the UW–Madison community.

Reaching out to prospective students

November 15, 2017

The Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wisconsin–Madison held a community event for prospective students at the Goodman Branch of the Madison Public Library. The event was designed to inform prospective college students about admissions and financial assistance.

Family Weekend… with cheese on top!

November 6, 2017

It was all about the cheese at a Saturday event at UW–Madison's discovery building, as event participants learned about the aging, the chemistry and the taste of cheese at "The Life of Cheese: A Tasting and Science of Cheese."

Eyewitness: Homecoming 2017

October 21, 2017

Homecoming 2017 events shaped up perfectly, with the last dose of summer-like weather lasting through the week. The week culminated with the parade on Friday …

Memorial Union has evolved over the years, but that union vibe remains

October 11, 2017

A recently completed renovation of Memorial Union is only the latest of the many changes it's undergone in its nearly 90 years of existence. Take a look back.

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.

Catching a warm breeze

October 3, 2017

Pedro Guinburg, a graduate student in economics, took advantage of unseasonably warm weather on Tuesday afternoon to windsurf on Lake Mendota, departing from a dock …

Faculty of color welcomed to campus

September 19, 2017

About 100 people attended UW–Madison’s Faculty of Color reception Monday at Union South. UW–Madison has added 13 new faculty of color this year, and 58 …

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan speaks

September 8, 2017

Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the U.S. Supreme Court shares insights on her life in the law Friday at the Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.

Photo gallery: Multicultural orientation celebrates new Badgers

September 8, 2017

The Multicultural Orientation and Reception (MCOR), part of a series of beginning-of-the-semester Wisconsin Welcome events, was held at the Wisconsin Union Theater's Shannon Hall, with music and dance performances by members of UW–Madison student organizations.

The solar eclipse over UW–Madison

August 21, 2017

SLIDE SHOW: The moon passed in front of the sun Monday for a maximum 85 percent solar eclipse. Here it is as seen from the Library Mall at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

A thank you, and a goodbye — sweetened with ice cream

August 3, 2017

In honor of Project 72 — an outreach effort highlighting UW–Madison connections and alumni in all 72 Wisconsin counties —  ice cream was served from …