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Cool jazz, fragrant blossoms

July 28, 2022

On July 24, Audience members enjoyed a musical performance by the Mark Davis Jazz Trio held among the flowers of the Allen Centennial Garden.

Generations of learning at Grandparents University

July 25, 2022

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association, the program brings grandparents and their grandchildren to campus for two days of fun, adventure, and learning.

Water music, Wisconsin style

July 20, 2022

The sun came out for the first-ever Lakefront Live event, where concertgoers relaxed in their boats and paddleboards enjoyed free, live music from indie pop band Sleeping Jesus.

Senate committee staff visit campus

July 12, 2022

Staff members from a U.S. Senate committee toured UW to learn how federal funds support UW research to genetically improve hemp, keep meat products safe, provide educational pathway for members of Wisconsin’s Tribal Nations, breed better varieties of fruits and vegetables, and encourage more entrepreneurship in the dairy industry.

A Juneteenth celebration of science

June 20, 2022

Outreach teams from UW–Madison brought the "Kitchen Chemist," hands-on exploration stations, and a chance to chat with scientists to the Kujichagulia Center for Self-Determination Juneteenth celebration at Penn Park Saturday.

Pride on the lakeside

June 20, 2022

Members of the Madison community gathered and listened to free, live music in recognition of Pride Month at the Memorial Union Terrace on June 17. Terrace chairs painted purple, blue, green, yellow, orange and red made a special appearance in honor of the occasion.

New cryo-electron microscopy centers help UW researchers uncover mysteries of life

June 14, 2022

The technology allows scientists to capture detailed information about the smallest components of living cells to understand everything from more effective drug development to how viruses infect cells.

Universe in the Park

June 7, 2022

Away from the glare of city lights, under dark skies in our state parks, UW–Madison's Astronomy Department presents "Universe in the Park" at locations throughout Wisconsin during the summer months.

Here’s the scoop(s)

June 2, 2022

Hundreds gathered for an employee appreciation ice cream social on Bascom Hill on June 1, with campus leaders handing out treats as a show of thanks. A second event, timed for the convenience of second- and third-shift workers, is scheduled for 10:30 p.m. on June 29 at Gordon Dining and Event Center and Dejope Residence Hall.

Mural project promotes diversity in veterinary medicine

May 26, 2022

More than 30 participants from multiple universities helped paint sections of a reduced-scale rendering of a community mural project, led by artist Tia Richardson at the Veterinary Medicine Building on May 20.

Spring takes its own sweet time

May 18, 2022

Nature seems to be taking a halting approach this year to unfurling the highly anticipated and deeply appreciated splendor of late spring — which makes even the slightest glimmer glorious. 

The Service Building: Making campus go for more than a century

May 18, 2022

Soon, the Service Building and Service Annex will be torn down to make way for the new School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences (CDIS) building. Its operations, including the sheet metal shop, the lock shop and the carpentry workshop — are moving to locations around campus.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield meets with students

May 14, 2022

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, spoke with a select group of students from the political science and African studies programs, as well as the King-Morgridge Scholars.