From football Saturdays to live music on the Terrace, campus life can be loud. But there are coves of unexpected calm and seas of serenity if you know where — and when — to look.
A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.
UW plays a key role in weather warnings.
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.
What’s on your bucket list?
There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.
UW Archives is home to items that belonged to the ecologist who became the most influential conservation thinker of the 20th century.
From scientific marvels to meaningful mementos, items found in the offices of UW professors help tell their stories.
Badgers who made their mark in the literary world.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
When winter weather shut down the campus.
The UW's championships on ice.
When winter pummels Madison, UW grounds department crews respond.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
The collection spans a full century of work from multiple sculptors, and is just a small portion of the more than 100 pieces of public art that bring color to campus.
UW Archives is working to digitize each piece of UW history for people to both use and share, but with limited resources, that’s easier said than done.
How do we know what a smile means? A UW psychologist decodes them.
It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.
Some faculty members come and go; others stick around and become legends.
Some are easier than others.
Trends among our furry friends.
The UW’s ideas factory churns out remarkable findings that don’t always get the notoriety they deserve.
From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.
These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.
Since 1936, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored leaders in their fields.
The UW very nearly hired two professors who were destined to win Nobels. Both of them slipped through the university’s fingers in a two-year period.