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Crawling through the arts, in all their variety and beauty

April 3, 2022

From glass-blowing to weaving to hip-hop dance, the arts took center stage during the inaugural Arts Crawl, from Thursday March 31, to Saturday, April 2.

A vigil for peace in Ukraine

April 1, 2022

Students and other members of the UW–Madison community held a vigil for peace in Ukraine on Library Mall.

A sunny return to campus

March 23, 2022

Students enjoyed a glorious return from spring break, as Monday, the first full day of spring, was sunny and warm. They returned to new mask guidance, which no longer requires masks to be worn indoors, with some exceptions.

Ducking into spring

March 21, 2022

Several mallards celebrated the first official day of spring on March 20 by taking a swim on the rapidly expanding patches of open water on Lake Mendota.

Camp revamp

March 21, 2022

Construction continues on a comprehensive renovation of the south end zone of Camp Randall Stadium — the first major makeover since 2005 for the home of Badger football and other events.

‘Sower in the Field’

March 9, 2022

Moving crews installed South African artist Mary Sibande’s sculpture "Sower in the Field" at UW–Madison's Chazen Museum of Art on Feb. 27. Sibande's works, exhibited in leading museums around the world, deal with race, gender and labor in South Africa, including her family's forced domestic work imposed by the then-apartheid state.

Moonshine: Celebrating poetry and dance

February 28, 2022

The UW–Madison Dance Department on Feb. 25 presented a live performance of Moonshine, a mix of music, theater, dance and poetry. 

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.