A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera
The late boxer visited campus twice — as an amateur athlete who competed at the Field House and as the heavyweight champion who was also an outspoken opponent of the Vietnam War.
UW–Madison loves politics and, from time to time, politicians even return that love.
During this campaign …
When former student Leon Varjian passed away last September, UW–Madison lost one of its true legends.
Benjamin Franklin was right. Taxation is an absolute certainty in life — even life near the South Pole.
Once upon a time, the pool was for men only, and nude swimming was encouraged.
This is perhaps the most casual-looking canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen. Granted, he’s the only canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen.
The UW athletics community loses a teammate.
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) may be the newest trend in higher education, but at the UW, the practice of using mass-media technologies to connect the public with university instruction dates back more than eighty years.
On March 7, 2014, the lights went out for the last time at UW–Madison’s Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC).
Sometimes, funny things make a big difference.
It's all in the family for the UW dairy herd
Good luck, Coach Andersen
Take a hop, skip, and jump back in time . . .
Before Bucky, there was a raccoon.
Badger Nation has lost its head.
In May 1969, [the Mifflin Street Block Party] began as a street dance and ended as a three-day riot
. . . very little about Madison’s winter has been appropriate this year.
... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.
When you enroll at the UW, you’d better be prepared to learn a lot — and to develop your upper body strength.
. . . the teargas has been absent.
Wisconsin does not, perhaps, have the most felicitous climate for outdoor sports.
What's that campus that looks so much like the UW? It's the fictitious Grand Lakes University, which 25 years ago hosted non-grad Thornton Melon (aka Rodney Dangerfield).
Happy trails, Bernie. Thanks for keeping our UW memories alive.
Did the Zoological Museum's taxidermists take on the Easter Bunny?
What happened to the “Campus Mascot for the Seventies”?
The residents of Ann Emery Hall create a nautical display for Homecoming 1931.
One of the UW's first great non-graduating alumni, John Muir x1863 got busted (in bronze) on campus in 1918.
What did ventriloquy, dances, and electioneering have in common? Dormsylvania!
St. Patrick's Day in Madison used to mean just one thing: the annual battle between engineering students and those at the Law School. It was shysters vs. plumbers, and everyone took a side.