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Harvest Festival celebrates diverse food traditions

October 13, 2022

The event centered around celebrating Allen Garden’s new kitchen garden project, launched in spring, which features three distinct garden types that come from African American, Indigenous and Hmong cultures.

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly speaks at UW on his Year in Space

October 12, 2022

Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly spoke to a nearly full house at Memorial Union on Oct. 4 about his year in space, one day reaching the red planet and the importance of endurance through adversity.

Late-night fun: Crafting some Halloween scares

October 11, 2022

Students gathered to paint Halloween-themed suncatchers on Friday evening, Oct. 8, at Gordon Dining and Event Center in an event hosted by Wisconsin Late Night.

Faculty of Color Reception welcomes new faculty and celebrates promotions across campus

October 4, 2022

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s annual Faculty of Color Reception welcomed 49 newly hired faculty who identify as people of color to the campus and recognized others who were promoted to assistant or full professor during the past year.

A night of reckoning for students

October 3, 2022

Students explored many aspects of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's past during Student Night at the Public History Project on Sept. 29 at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Pulping and screening: Students hand-make paper on Library Mall

September 30, 2022

Students and passersby had the chance to transform rag scraps and straw to paper during Holding History's annual paper making workshop on Library Mall on Sept. 29. Students from Holding History joined master papermaker Robert Possehl, Professor of English Joshua Calhoun and Bold Center for Arts Administration Co-Director Sarah Marty to provide instruction and share the history of paper making.

A heavenly time at Devil’s Lake

September 28, 2022

A group of transfer students enjoyed a day trip to Devil's Lake State Park, where they enjoyed stunning views from the quartzite bluffs and kayak rides on Devil's Lake.

The 2022 winners: Cool Science Image Contest

September 26, 2022

Winners in the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s annual Cool Science Image Contest — including a quilt organized around a mathematical theorem, a painting of tiny…

3,000-year-old canoe recovered from Lake Mendota

September 22, 2022

On a brisk and breezy first day of fall, divers recovered an ancient Ho-Chunk canoe from the depths of Lake Mendota, an effort coordinated by the Wisconsin State Historical Society and members of the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Students explore their futures at career fair

September 21, 2022

Students from schools and departments all over campus went to the Fall Career & Internship Fair on Sept. 19-20 at the Gordon Dining & Event Center, to explore possible futures.

Latinx Cultural Center welcomes new students

September 15, 2022

The Latinx Student Welcome introduced incoming Latinx students to the UW–Madison Latinx community.

Chancellor Mnookin tours dairy farm, highlights research efforts

September 13, 2022

The visit to two dairy farms highlighted the Dairy Innovation Hub, a partnership that conducts research and offers support to Wisconsin's dairy industry.

One hundred acres of beauty

September 11, 2022

A visual tour of 100 acres of land being restored and conserved by UW–Madison's Susan and Steve Carpenter.

MCOR dancers bridge cultures worldwide

September 9, 2022

Performers took to the stage with everything from Bollywood fusion to Punjabi folk dances to hip-hop at the 40th annual Multicultural Celebration of Organizations and Resources, known as MCOR.

Follow four students as they navigate the first day of class

September 7, 2022

Navigating the first day of classes for new students to campus is an exhilarating, nerve-wracking and memorable experience. Follow along as four students new to UW–Madison tackle their first day.

Football off to a rollicking start with mix of old and new

September 5, 2022

The Badgers season opener on Saturday, Sept. 3, featured some new additions. New Chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin enjoyed the game and even joined in the "Jump Around," and the new renovated south end zone stands were a hit for fans.

Arriving on campus, students enjoy welcome activities

September 3, 2022

Students arriving to campus had fun in  a variety of welcome activities in advance of Wednesday's first day of class.

Dashing to a degree

September 2, 2022

The Graduate School Degree Dash took off across campus Friday morning, with 657 people running, walking, and rolling through the 5.07- and 1.94-mile courses. 

Whopping “W” wakens Wisconsin willpower

September 2, 2022

First-year students learned game-day traditions such as the "Jump Around" dance and then formed a gigantic "W" on the field in a Wisconsin Welcome event Thursday.