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Creating ‘Heart Burn’ art with a hot iron

February 15, 2023

Students created heart-themed artwork at a Valentine’s Day workshop hosted in Wheelhouse Studios in the Memorial Union on Feb. 14.

Winter Carnival: Snow fun that grows and flows

February 13, 2023

Everyone had chilly fun at the Wisconsin Union’s Winter Carnival when the sun came out, whether they were skating, snowboarding or snapping a selfie with the traditional Statue of Liberty replica.

Students share the Black quilting tradition

February 10, 2023

In celebration of Black History Month, students came together at the Black Cultural Center to learn the rich history of the Black quilting tradition and, together, to make a quilt of their own.

Double the fun at the Lunar New Year

February 6, 2023

Students celebrated the Lunar New Year at two different events on campus on Feb. 4, with lion dancers, performances, food and lots of smiles.

A jump into Ojibwe tradition on the ice of Lake Mendota

February 4, 2023

Participants at the Ojibwe Winter Games on Lake Mendota on Feb. 3 learned how to fling a snow snake (gooniikaa-ginebig) and other traditional Ojibwe hunting skills.

And they’re off! Spring semester is sprung

January 25, 2023

With winter break over, students returned to class, reunited with friends, picked up bus passes and prepared for another semester of learning.

Moments in time: photos from 2022

December 20, 2022

We've captured some of the most memorable and captivating images from our staff photographers, Jeff Miller, Bryce Richter and Althea Dotzour and student photographers Colton Mansavage Taylor Wolfram.

Winter commencement 2022: A joyful step out into the world

December 18, 2022

The winter commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center on Dec. 18 had plenty of pageantry, but also a lot of fun, including foam hands, comedian Charlie Berens and a sprinkling of snow outside.

(Snow)flaking out on Bascom Hill

December 16, 2022

A sudden snowfall late on Dec. 14 (and early on Dec. 15) was the perfect study break opportunity for a group of students who met up on Bascom Hill.

Return to in-person journalist residencies with all-star lineup

December 14, 2022

After going online during the height of the pandemic, UW's Journalist in Residence series returned in-person this semester with visits from five experts in broadcast, podcast and print reporting across topics of science, politics and culture.

In semester’s stretch run, a frenzy of studying and learning

December 14, 2022

With finals beginning on Friday and class projects due, now is the time when students across campus hunker down to study.

Field House rocks again, but volleyball season ends

December 11, 2022

It was another rollicking weekend at the Field House, as a full house of fans cheered on the Badgers volleyball team. But their season ended with a loss to Pitt in the Regional Finals.

Machiko Ito’s ‘conversation with glass’

December 5, 2022

Glass artist Machiko Ito plays with the boundaries of glass and textile, crocheting and weaving delicate strands of industrial fiberglass into kiln-fired works of art.

Field House heats up as Badgers roll into tournament

December 4, 2022

The Field House was filled with a familiar energy this weekend, as the Badger volleyball team started the NCAA tournament with two decisive wins.

The snowball effect, campus edition

November 23, 2022

The wet, heavy snow that fell on campus on Nov. 15 provided the perfect material for a friendly snowball battle among a group of friends.

Winter already? Snow way!

November 16, 2022

The season’s first snowfall feathered onto campus starting on Tuesday, giving everything a pretty white frosting just in time for the holidays.

Students braid corn in Oneida tradition

November 15, 2022

Students were taught how to braid corn in the traditional Oneida way during an event presented by Wunk Sheek, a UW–Madison Native American student organization.

Honoring veterans at the Brew City Battle

November 14, 2022

UW–Madison's student veterans were honored with a flag ceremony during the "Brew City Battle" at American Family Field in Milwaukee on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

#BadgersVote on Election Day 2022

November 8, 2022

Scenes across campus show students turning out for Election Day.

Student artists share their work at Open Studio Day

November 7, 2022

From paintings to pottery to sculpture to photography, creativity was out in full force at the Nov. 5 Open Studio Day hosted by the UW Art Department.