Photo galleries

Ferguson back on his feet with UW’s help

June 14, 2018

Ferguson the miniature donkey is walking again after a veterinarian at the School of Veterinary Medicine amputated his deformed hoof, and a prosthetist fitted him with an artificial limb.

Where the university meets the state

June 12, 2018

Thirty-eight faculty and academic staff with a desire to gain a deeper understanding of the perspectives and experiences of Wisconsinites participated in the 2018 Wisconsin Idea Seminar. The tour included a potato farm in the state's Central Sands region, among nearly 20 stops from the UW–Madison campus to Lake Superior.

K-9 care

June 8, 2018

A student-run UW veterinary medical training program for Wisconsin police officer-K-9 teams took place as part of a larger technical training program at Camp Randall Stadium June 6. The session provided officers with training on taking vitals, CPR, K-9 first aid, and recognizing emergency situations such as heat stroke in their K-9 partners.

Spring splendor

May 24, 2018

Little can compare to spring in the UW Arboretum — especially when that spring was slow to show its face. In the Longenecker Horticultural Gardens, the blossoming trees, buzzing bees and strutting turkeys celebrate the return of warm weather in Madison.

Work is underway on “The Nick”

May 21, 2018

A ceremonial groundbreaking event was held May 21 for the Nicholas Recreation Center, which is expected to be completed in 2019.

Commencement: The weekend in photos

May 12, 2018

From elaborately decorated mortarboards to beaming graduates, commencement weekend is full of camera-ready moments.

Come rain or shine, tassels will be turned

May 11, 2018

Cool, rainy weather failed to dampen the excitement of commencement weekend at UW–Madison, when nearly 7,500 are expected to participate in graduation ceremonies.

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.

Switched-on art

April 24, 2018

Neon has come a long way since the days when its typical use was for signs with succinct messages such as "EAT." The 2018 Neon Light Show, held in the UW Stock Pavilion on April 21, included glass sculptures and artwork created by more than 45 artists from UW–Madison, Alfred University (New York), Brooklyn Glass (New York), the Art Institute of Chicago, and many artists from Wisconsin.

Newest Badgerloop Pod unveiled

April 20, 2018

The UW–Madison Badgerloop team Thursday revealed Badgerloop Pod III — its latest entry into the 2018 SpaceX Hyperloop Competition, an event designed to spur new ideas about an ultrafast, futuristic form of transportation.

Neither snow nor sleet stops students from voting

April 3, 2018

Despite overcast skies and falling sleet, on-campus polling sites were busy for the spring election on Tuesday. Students and residents voted at Memorial Union, the Red Gym, Memorial Library and Eagle Heights Community Center.

Styling — in fashions from around the world

March 20, 2018

Students modeled authentic clothing from cultures around the world at the "Runways of the World" show at Union South on March 18.

A March snowfall brings a battle for Bascom

March 7, 2018

The hill that's hosted an igloo and snowmen this winter was taken over Wednesday by snowball-hurling students.

When snowmen ruled

March 7, 2018

After unusually warm temperatures in late February melted most of the snow cover on campus, winter returned with a vengeance this week with heavy snowfall on Monday and Tuesday. Some students celebrated by making snowmen.