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Vaccine clinics offer shots to 2nd and 3rd shift employees

April 7, 2021

Modeled after successful flu vaccine clinics UHS hosts each year, the clinics were designed to reduce the barriers some employees may confront while trying to seek vaccination.

Praise to thee, Barry

April 6, 2021

UW-Madison Athletic Director Barry Alvarez answered questions and shared memories with the press during a press conference at the Kohl Center Tuesday.

Enthusiasm on campus as more students, employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 

March 23, 2021

Nearly 10,000 students and employees have received at least one shot of either a two-dose or one-dose vaccine, both at UHS and reported off campus. 

No barking in the book store

March 19, 2021

Family dog Maggie, an 8-year-old Labrador Retriever, keeps an eye on things as undergraduate student Ali McGowan studies in the first-floor Moka Coffee and Tea lobby inside the University Book Store (UBS) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Spring of Deception

March 16, 2021

We found out this week why March is sometimes called the Spring of Deception in Wisconsin. After a burst of summery temperatures, a couple inches of snow fell on Madison on Monday.

What’s changed on campus

March 9, 2021

While many of us have been away during the pandemic, campus continues to evolve as construction projects progress. If you haven’t been to Badgerland for…

Uncovering winter’s blanket

March 3, 2021

As we awake from winter and flirt with the warmer, snow-melting temperatures of early spring, let’s reflect on the found beauty of Mother Nature’s seasonal transitions.

The snowman’s creed: Have fun before melting

February 24, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much about campus, but one thing remains the same: When the snow falls, the snowmen follow. The cheery beings can…

Campus emerging from icebox

February 17, 2021

Campus has suffered through an extreme cold spell, with temperatures dropping below zero for 12 nights in a row. While it makes outdoor activities difficult, it gives campus buildings an eerie, beautiful look, with steam lit up by the winter sunlight.

Going after winter — with an axe

February 6, 2021

Participants learned how to use ice climbing equipment during a Wisconsin Union Winter Carnival event  presented by the Hoofers Mountaineering Club on Feb. 5.

A big-time installation

January 27, 2021

Worker used a gantry earlier this month to guide a 15-foot wide painting into place at the Chazen Museum of Art. The 1971 acrylic painting called "Danse Élanse" by artist Jean Dubuffet can now be seen on a wall of the main lobby.

The COVID-19 saliva test, step by step

January 22, 2021

The COVID-19 testing on each of the UW–Madison campus test sites is the same: Sign in with your Safer Badgers app, get the testing kit, submit the saliva sample, and turn it in.

Embracing the cold, dark winter

January 11, 2021

Instead of complaining about the long, cold midwinter nights, a group of enthusiastic hikers have been embracing them, joining a series of socially distanced nature hikes sponsored by Outdoor UW.

These dogs had their day

January 10, 2021

More than 30 registrants participated in the Wisconsin Union's Hound Hike on Jan. 9. Participants and their dogs got a free bandana and had a "pupfessional" photo made, and then sauntered around campus.

Prime rime (ice) time on campus

January 8, 2021

Campus took on an enchanted look when freezing fog created rime ice coating the branches of trees and bushes

Year-end snowfall blankets campus

December 30, 2020

Bringing the curtain down on 2020, a classic Wisconsin snowfall the night of Dec. 29–30 dressed the UW–Madison campus in its winter best. 

Santa visits kids in hospital — through video call

December 17, 2020

The pandemic can't stop a visit from Santa Claus. The jolly one on Wednesday made video visits with patients at American Family Children's Hospital.

Moments in Time 2020: A Year of Resilience

December 15, 2020

University Communications photographers compiled a visual record of the year as it unfolded on campus. These are their most memorable Moments in Time.

Trailer to be center of testing

December 14, 2020

A mobile lab run by University of Illinois System subsidiary Shield T3 was set up Friday in Lot 64 near the WARF building. The lab will conduct diagnostic PCR testing of saliva samples collected at sites across campus from students and employees starting in January.

Vaccine arrives at UW Health

December 14, 2020

UW Health received its first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine the morning of Monday, Dec. 14. By early afternoon, the first doses were given to frontline medical personnel.