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Homecoming fun

Thousands of spectators lined State Street to cheer on the University of Wisconsin–Madison's Homecoming Parade on Friday, Oct. 18.

Foxconn Days showcase technology, opportunities

Foxconn staff were available to share details about the Foxconn Institute for Research in Science and Technology and to discuss career opportunities. 

Dance talk a hit at RedTalk

The Homecoming RedTalk on Wednesday night featured choreographers Frank Gatson Jr. and Rebecca Arends, both UW–Madison graduates.

Some Bucky-themed pumpkin carving designs for you

Halloween is only two weeks away, so now's the perfect time to start thinking about your pumpkin carving design. Why not make it UW-themed this year?

So this is what college life is like

Plenty of proud parents walked around the UW–Madison campus with students on Family Weekend, Oct. 12 to 14.

A hands-on exploration of science

Dozens of interactive, hands-on exploration stations at the Wisconsin Science Festival's Discovery Expo at the Discovery Building on Thursday and Friday helped attendees learn about virtual reality, health and medicine, chemistry, astrobotany and more science topics.

Faculty of Color reception

Nearly 200 people attended the Faculty of Color Reception, an annual tradition to introduce newly hired faculty and announce recently promoted faculty of color.

A neon workout

It's possible to get a good workout in the dark, if you have some neon to light the way. Rec Sports held a glow-in-the-dark group group fitness event at the Natatorium on Sept. 20.

A peek at the new Hamel Music Center

The state-of-the-art facility will not only provide a venue for performers and audiences but also will offer acoustical and recording technology for students.

There’s a group for everyone at the org fair

UW-Madison students flocked to the Student Organization Fair Sept. 12 and 13 at the Kohl Center to learn about groups, activities and services that they can join.

They’re all Badgers now

UW-Madison freshmen got a warm welcome from Chancellor Rebecca Blank and other university officials Tuesday at the Kohl Center, as part of the Chancellor's Convocation for New Students.

Nothing says welcome like karaoke, cards and Jenga

UW-Madison students flocked to the Overture Center for the Arts in downtown Madison on Aug. 30 for the Night at the Overture Wisconsin Welcome event.

Moving target

The moving-in process is underway on campus, with students beginning to settle into their residence halls after carrying in carts, baskets and armloads full of all those things they brought from home that they just can't live without. 

Girls learn skills at “Nick” construction site

As part of a "Build Like a Girl" outreach event on Aug. 10, hosted by Miron Construction, nearly 15 4th- through 6th-grade girls from the Boys and Girls Club of Milwaukee helped out on to the construction site for the Nicholas Recreation Center at UW–Madison.

A tour of Babcock Hall, and a taste of the ice cream

Students in UW–Madison’s International Student Summer Institute recently toured Babcock Hall Dairy Store to see how they make and distribute the famed ice cream.

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.

Art from shaving cream

Shaving cream has plenty of uses besides shaving off your beard. At a Summer Spin activity on July 26, Participants eagerly created shaving-cream art and patterned-paper prints at the Chazen Museum of Art.

The delicate beauty of leaves

Sunshine and leaves — both in abundant supply in mid-summer — were combined to make sun print art this week, during a Lunchtime Wellness Series event at Allen Centennial Garden.