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Makerspace fun: Waxing skis, snowboards

February 22, 2022

On Feb. 18, the creators at UW Makerspace turned to a light-hearted task: Waxing skis and snowboards.

Governor announces UW plans; lieutenant governor visits campus to promote them

February 16, 2022

Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes visited UW–Madison Wednesday to talk about proposals for higher education that Gov. Tony Evers announced in his State of the State address Tuesday night. Barnes met with student leaders at the Memorial Union and toured the Multicultural Student Center and Identity Centers in the Red Gym.

CDIS job fair proves popular

February 16, 2022

Students flocked to School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences job fair on Feb. 15 at Union South, to meet with representatives from a variety of companies offering opportunities.

‘Stroll’ wows crowd at Kohl Center

February 14, 2022

Members of UW–Madison "Divine Nine" fraternities and sororities performed a stroll — a dance often performed in a line by Greek letter organizations to represent power and unification — on Feb. 12 at the Kohl Center.

Soul Talk: Food, then discussion

February 12, 2022

Soul Talk, a UW–Madison Black History month event, featured plenty of good eating and vigorous discussion. A soul food dinner was followed by an interactive talk about social justice and Black representation in the media.

‘Tis better to roast a marshmallow than curse the cold

February 11, 2022

The Wisconsin Union's Winter Carnival is in full swing this weekend, with ice fishing, s'mores, mini-golfing on ice, snowboarding and more.

Celebrating the tiger’s entrance

February 8, 2022

More than 120 people participated in a Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Malaysian Student Association in the Multicultural Center Lounge in the Red Gym on Feb. 5, one of several celebrations by student groups.

UW-built instrument will enhance views of distant galaxies

February 3, 2022

A near-infrared spectrograph, which splits light into its individual colors to form a rainbow-like spectrum, will soon be shipped to South Africa from UW–Madison. Custom-built here by staff in the Washburn Astronomical Laboratories, it will expand the capabilities of the Southern African Large Telescope.

Scenes from start of semester

January 26, 2022

The semester started Jan. 25 with routines both familiar – moving briskly to class through the cold, masking up indoors – and new – picking up free surgical masks and take-home COVID-19 antigen tests at the unions.

National science organization AAAS grants fellowship status to 13 from UW

January 25, 2022

The honor, presented annually since 1874, recognizes efforts to advance science and society, with the fellows expected to maintain the highest standards of scientific integrity and professional ethics.

Snow fun

January 5, 2022

With snow on the ground and school on break (for some), now is the perfect time to frolic outdoors.

Welcoming home the national champions

December 19, 2021

For the first time in program history, the Wisconsin volleyball team has won a national title. Fans  celebrated with the victorious Badgers on Sunday at the Field House after the players returned home from the NCAA finals in Columbus, Ohio.

National champs!

December 18, 2021

The Badger volleyball team beat Nebraska 3-2 in a thrilling NCAA National Championship final, as fans on campus cheered them on heartily.

A study day, but with dogs and art

December 17, 2021

Students got together to study — and pet dogs — during Study Day at the Chazen Museum of Art on Dec. 16. The pet-therapy event is intended to provide a study break for students as they head into final-exam week.

On to the championship!

December 16, 2021

The Badgers volleyball team defeated Louisville 3-2 on Thursday to advance to the national championship in the NCAA volleyball tournament.  

Moments in Time 2021: Our photographers’ favorites

December 15, 2021

University Communications photographers present a year of views — chosen for their artistic beauty, the stories they tell and the emotions they convey. The resilience, resurgence and joy you see will jog your memory and, we hope, refresh your spirit as you contemplate what 2022 may have in store.

On to the Final Four

December 11, 2021

The Badgers volleyball team, backed by a raucous crowd at the UW Field House, beat Minnesota 3-0 in the Regional Finals to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament.

Badgers advance to Elite 8 in NCAA volleyball

December 9, 2021

Fourth-seeded Wisconsin swept No. 13 UCLA in the NCAA Madison Regional volleyball semifinals at the Field House on Thursday night, 25-16, 25-18, 25-17. On Saturday, UW will play 12th-seeded Minnesota, which advanced earlier Thursday with a five-set win over No. 5 Baylor.

Celebrating the universal language of rhythm

December 8, 2021

Music with influences from all over the globe flowed on Dec. 7 at an event called Tala Mela: A Celebration of the Universal Language of Rhythm at the Arts + Literature Laboratory in downtown Madison.