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All set for the Final Four

December 17, 2019

On Tuesday afternoon, a spirited group of nearly 80 Badger volleyball fans gathered at the Field House to send off the team to compete in the Final Four of the 2019 NCAA Tournament Championship in Pittsburgh.

What’s going on underneath Bascom Hill?

December 16, 2019

Workers continue to make progress underneath Bascom Hill, where they're using a custom-made borer to drill a 640-foot-long tunnel to carry utilities.

Badger volleyball team in final four

December 14, 2019

Wisconsin defeated Nebraska 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 to advance to the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship Semifinal against No. 1 Baylor in Pittsburgh next Thursday. It was No. 4 UW's third sweep of the No. 5 Huskers this season. This will be the Badgers' third national semifinal in team history.

Badger volleyball team advances to NCAA Sweet 16

December 7, 2019

The No. 4 Wisconsin volleyball team rolled into the Sweet 16 of the 2019 NCAA Tournament with a straight-set win over UCLA on Saturday night during the second round of Division 1 championship play at the UW Field House. The Badgers move on to face No. 13 Texas A&M. UPDATE: UW defeated Texas A&M Friday to advance to the Elite Eight.

Badger volleyball advances in tournament

December 7, 2019

The No. 4 Wisconsin volleyball team rallied back to win its first-round NCAA matchup with Illinois State on Friday night at the UW Field House. On Saturday, the Badgers advanced to the tournament's Sweet 16 with a straight-set win over UCLA.

‘Christmas in the Lab’ celebrates 50 years of chemistry and comedy

December 2, 2019

What began as a holiday treat for long-suffering freshman chemistry students has turned into a 50-year tradition for chemistry Professor Bassam Shakhashiri.

A global Friends-Giving

November 27, 2019

Nearly 50 students, domestic and international, came together to share a Thanksgiving meal during a Friends-Giving dinner at the Memorial Union Tuesday. The event, hosted by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Global Connections committee, included food, turkey-themed crafts and a bit of karaoke.

Graduation checklist: Cap, gown, Abe photo

November 25, 2019

It's a rite of passage for UW–Madison graduates, wearing their graduation gowns, to pose for a photo on the lap of the Abraham Lincoln statue atop Bascom Hill.

The force is strong — at Gordon

November 18, 2019

Jedi knights turned out in force on Nov. 13 at the Gordon Dining and Event Center, for the Ultimate Star Wars Dining Experience. 

Tunneling under Bascom Hill

November 13, 2019

A huge, custom-made borer has started drilling a 640-foot-long tunnel under Bascom Hill to carry utilities. The borer, 11 feet in diameter, was lowered into a reinforced earthen pit between South Hall and the Law Building, where it runs on hydraulic tracks installed there, filling carts with earth as it excavates the face of the tunnel.


November 11, 2019

A wide variety of works by graduate art students were on display during the annual Printmageddon Annual Grad Print Show at Gallery Seven in the Mosse Humanities Building.

Winter’s white encroaches on autumn gold

October 30, 2019

The autumn leaves on campus were still in their full golden glory when the season's first snowfall came on Oct. 29.

Makerspace masks

October 25, 2019

The UW–Madison College of Engineering's Makerspace held a workshop Oct. 24 to teach the basics of thermoforming and mold making by creating Halloween masks. Makerspace Workshops are geared toward newcomers and are open to all UW–Madison students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Prairie preserve

October 21, 2019

On Saturday, participants in UW–Madison's Family Weekend gathered seeds from native prairie plants in the Biocore Prairie of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve on the UW campus. The prairie is a site for lab courses, research projects, service learning, and collaborative research and teaching efforts. 

‘Three sisters’ are almost ready to harvest

October 1, 2019

Crops are ripening at the Three Sisters Garden at the UW–Madison Arboretum, planted by Madison area tribal communities in coordination with staff from the Arboretum and the Department of Horticulture.

Faculty of Color reception 2019

September 25, 2019

Newly hired and recently promoted faculty of color were celebrated on Tuesday night at the UW–Madison Faculty of Color Reception at Memorial Union.

A football present wrapped in red and white stripes

September 23, 2019

Red- and white-wearing Badger football fans created a stripe-out effect in Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday. The atmosphere was festive as the Badgers defeated Michigan, 35-14.