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The solar eclipse over UW–Madison

August 21, 2017

SLIDE SHOW: The moon passed in front of the sun Monday for a maximum 85 percent solar eclipse. Here it is as seen from the Library Mall at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

A thank you, and a goodbye — sweetened with ice cream

August 3, 2017

In honor of Project 72 — an outreach effort highlighting UW–Madison connections and alumni in all 72 Wisconsin counties —  ice cream was served from…

Botswana president receives Global Citizen Award

July 31, 2017

Ian Khama, president of the Republic of Botswana, was presented with a Global Citizen Award by the International Division in the Alumni Lounge of the…

More than 1,000 flock to ice cream social

July 13, 2017

Summer Term staff hosted an ice cream social for students, faculty, and staff on July 12.

Students unveil second version of BadgerLoop pod

June 19, 2017

A team of students revealed their in-progress design for the BadgerLoop Pod II during an event held for media, sponsors and supporters at the UW–Madison Mechanical Engineering Building lobby.

Candlelight vigil held to honor windsurfer who died on Lake Mendota

June 8, 2017

A candlelight vigil was held at the Lakefront Wednesday night to honor Yu Chen, who died May 31 in a wind surfing accident on Lake Mendota. Friends and family who attended the ceremony remembered him for being a passionate windsurfer and a good friend.

Photo gallery: Andy North and friends have fun, raise $1 million for Carbone Cancer Center

June 6, 2017

Professional golfer Andy North and his friends raised more than $1 million for the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center at a dinner and golf tournament this week

A rainbow on Memorial Day

May 30, 2017

A Monday afternoon shower brought a vivid display of colors to the sky above Lake Mendota, as seen from UW–Madison's Memorial Union.

Seminar strengthens ties between UW–Madison and fellow Wisconsinites

May 24, 2017

You can’t see everything Wisconsin has to offer in only five days. But in that time you can get a glimpse of the state’s incredible…

Scenes from Friday Spring Commencement 2017

May 14, 2017

More than 7,000 graduates took part in commencement exercises this weekend, celebrating with family and friends from around Wisconsin, the country and the world. Festivities began…

Scenes from Saturday Commencement 2017

May 13, 2017

More than 7,000 graduates took part in commencement exercises this weekend, celebrating with family and friends from around Wisconsin, the country and the world. Festivities began…

Grads, you’re almost there!

May 12, 2017

All week, flocks of soon-to-be graduates have covered campus, celebrating and capturing photos of this special time.

Spring comes to Allen Centennial Garden

May 5, 2017

The Allen Centennial Garden is at the height of its late-spring beauty this week, as many of its flowers are blooming. The garden was dedicated…

Black Cultural Center grand opening

May 4, 2017

The university’s Black Cultural Center marked its grand opening with a full day of events on Wednesday. The center, located in the Red Gym, includes a lounge, collaborative work areas, computer work stations and space to showcase art. A visual timeline honors the contributions of black students to the university.

Becoming Bucky

May 3, 2017

Each spring, a few students vie for the chance to become Bucky Badger. See how they're put to the test.

Through ‘Bucky’s Classroom,’ young students across the state get monthly visits from UW ambassadors, campus tours

May 1, 2017

Seven schools from around the state participated in the “Bucky’s Classroom” program, which sent UW–Madison student ambassadors into middle schools to lead monthly classroom activities to increase college awareness and get the kids thinking about career goals.

Spring Ephemerals

April 27, 2017

Small is beautiful as spring ephemerals carpet a campus hillside. Ephemerals — spring flowers that prosper and blossom before trees shade them for the summer…