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.