Introducing the Hamel Music Center

Winter 2019

The new facility is stunning inside and out.

5,000 Eggs at Mickies Dairy Bar

Fall 2019

The campus-area restaurant preserves the classic food and original décor that keep nostalgic Badgers coming back.

Helen C. White Hall,
with a View

Summer 2019

Helen C. White Hall opened in 1971 with “135,000 books, a view, and a chance to be alone,” the alumni magazine stated

The UW Arboretum

Spring 2019

An outdoor marvel, the UW Arboretum hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors per year.

Memorial Library

Winter 2018

Shhhh! We’re studying here.

Washburn Observatory

Fall 2018

Stargazers take in a nighttime view using the observatory’s vintage telescope. Washburn hosts regular public observing sessions and posts its schedule on Twitter.

Henry Vilas Zoo

Summer 2018

A pair of lion cubs, born in 2017, are a major draw, along with the zoo’s Arctic Passage exhibit — home to polar…

Chazen Museum of Art

Spring 2018

The Chazen presents 10 to 12 temporary exhibitions each year, featuring works from its permanent collection and pieces on loan from museums around…

Botany Greenhouse

Winter 2017

Kabul Restaurant

Fall 2017

A State Street favorite finds a new home.

Muir Knoll

Summer 2017

Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat…

The Sett

Spring 2017

Jeff Miller

Since Union South reopened in 2011, students and community members frequently pack The Sett Pub for watch…

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry

Winter 2016

Beloved burgers and memorabilia.

Camp Randall Memorial Arch

Fall 2016

Old Abe, the bald eagle mascot who went into battle with the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil…

Goodspeed Family Pier

Summer 2016

A magnet for nighttime relaxation since opening in 2013, the pier honoring the family of Mary Sue Goodspeed Shannon ’81 replaced the aging stone-and-concrete structure below the Alumni Center.

Allen Centennial Garden

Winter 2019

Twenty-seven distinct spaces fill the horticulture department’s public botanical garden. It is named for the late Oscar Allen PhD’30, a…

Greenbush Bakery

Winter 2015

Students and alumni have flocked to the sweet oasis famous for fresh, kosher donuts since 1996.

Lincoln Statue

Fall 2015

UW–Madison wouldn’t exist without Abraham Lincoln, who in 1862 signed the law that created land-grant universities. Since finding its permanent home in 1919 in front of Bascom Hall, the statue has been our center of gravity.