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APIDA festival offers fun in many flavors

April 3, 2023

Students enjoyed everything from a community weaving loom to trivia questions to making bookmarks at the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Festival on April 1, held at the Multicultural Student Center in the Red Gym.

Winter decides to stick around

March 26, 2023

During the first week of spring, winter showed its resilience, dropping a foot of snow on campus.

Tyler James Williams charms crowd at BHM keynote

March 24, 2023

Much like the character he portrays on Abbott Elementary, the actor showed both a serious and a fun side during his Black History Month keynote speech in Varsity Hall at Union South on March 22.

Seven national titles: Crowd shares Badgers’ joy at championship

March 20, 2023

There were seven, count 'em, seven championship trophies on display at the Welcome Home event for the Badgers women's hockey team at LaBahn Arena on Monday night. No other collegiate women's hockey team has as many.

Research in the Rotunda: From plastics recycling to imposter phenomenon

March 8, 2023

Several UW–Madison students shared their research in the Wisconsin State Capitol on March 8, in the annual "Research in the Rotunda" event.

Chancellor Emerita Blank remembered at service

March 6, 2023

People shared memories of Chancellor Emerita Rebecca Blank, sang "Varsity" and offered condolences during a memorial service for her on Saturday, March 4, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Madison.

A Night at the Bazaar

March 4, 2023

The Red Gym and Pyle Center were full of colorful clothing, lively dancing and tasty food as "A Night at the Bazaar" kicked off Middle Eastern and North African Heritage Month.

Physics show: Fiery methane bubbles and vortex cannons wow crowd

February 21, 2023

The Wonders of Physics show in Chamberlin Hall on Feb. 18 kept the audience riveted with scientific experiments that demonstrated physics principles with panache

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.