Photo galleries

Hamel Music Center prepares for final tuning

September 17, 2019

The final touches of construction were being put in place during a preview tour of the Hamel Music Center Sept. 16. The Mead Witter School of Music is looking for volunteers Sept. 19 and 20, to sit quietly in the audience and hear professional acousticians perform the final tuning.

A connection with the community

September 16, 2019

Community members met with UW–Madison program representatives — and even Bucky Badger — at the South Madison Community Partnership event held in Villager Mall on Sept. 12.

Commemorating victims of 9/11

September 11, 2019

Students placed American flags on the lower third of Bascom Hill this morning (Sept. 11, 2019) to commemorate the victims of the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

2019 begins a new era for the UW Marching Band

September 9, 2019

The 300+ members of the UW Marching Band prepare for their first Badger Bash and Badger football game under the leadership of new band director Corey Pompey on Sept. 7, 2019.

Chancellor welcomes new students at convocation

September 3, 2019

Incoming freshmen and transfer students were introduced to the traditions of campus today with an expanded slate of events surrounding the Chancellor’s Convocation.

Move-in 2019: A Wisconsin welcome

September 1, 2019

Thousands of new students and their families moved in to campus residence halls this weekend with the help of fellow students and staff. Bucky stopped by to lend a paw as well.

Nails’ Tales sculpture removed

August 21, 2019

Construction workers this week removed the Nails’ Tales sculpture and placed it in storage as part of the redesign of the UW Field House South Plaza. 

A great day to show pride

August 20, 2019

To celebrate Madison Pride weekend, the Wisconsin Alumni Association hosted a Badger Pride Open House on Aug, 17 to welcome LGBTQ+ alumni and their families to the new Alumni Park space.

Badgers return for Multicultural Summer Picnic

August 5, 2019

More than 200 Badgers of color and their families joined the Wisconsin Alumni Association August 3 for the inaugural Multicultural Summer Picnic.

Family Fun Day for football

August 1, 2019

Fans got to meet their favorite Badger players Wednesday evening at Camp Randall Stadium, at the annual Wisconsin Football Family Fun Day. Fans young and old got to meet the team and head coach Paul Chryst for autographs and photos.

Campus under construction this summer

June 19, 2019

An abundance of cranes and construction sites are reshaping parts of campus this summer, as part of a building boom.

Sculpture portrays confluence of ideas, diversity

June 10, 2019

The new sculpture at Library Mall, titled “Both/And – Tolerance/Innovation," speaks to the confluence of ideas and cultural diversity coming together in Madison.

‘Napalm girl,’ photographer share stories

June 10, 2019

Known to the world as “Napalm Girl,” survivor turned activist and author Kim Phúc, now 56, and photographer Nick Ut, who made the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of then-nine-year-old Phúc following a Vietnam War fire bombing, share their stories during an event on campus.

Photo gallery – Commencement 2019

May 10, 2019

Experience the weekend's celebrations in images.

Mortarboard messages

May 10, 2019

Several soon-to-be graduates poured their creativity onto their mortarboard caps during a May 9 "Cappy Hour" event at the Memorial Union, in preparation for Commencement ceremonies May 10 and 11.

Students facing finals get dog therapy

May 3, 2019

With Finals Week looming, students showed up to pet dogs and relax May 3, at a Paws and Relax de-stress session hosted by the University Bookstore.

To serve insects — and eat them!

May 1, 2019

Students, faculty and community members whipped up and ate tasty dishes made partly of crickets, mealworms and other insects, at an April 26 Cooking with Insects workshop.

Campus springs to life

May 1, 2019

The warmth of spring in the past week brought students out to play ball, throw frisbees, jog or just lounge around on April 24.