Some faculty members come and go; others stick around and become legends.
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.
These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.
Trends among our furry friends.
Some are easier than others.
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.
From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.
The UW's championships on ice.
When winter weather shut down the campus.
Since 1936, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored leaders in their fields.
UW Archives is home to items that belonged to the ecologist who became the most influential conservation thinker of the 20th century.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.
As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.
After hitting bottom, Dean Olsen ’82 used his love for maps and support from UW–Madison to create a tool for preserving the memories of others and build a new life for himself.
When drugs fail, epilepsy patients turn to this UW cooking class to learn how to curtail seizures by cutting carbs.
Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team.
At least 21 of the 139 skaters in the Mad Rollin’ Dolls, Madison’s flat-track roller derby league, are UW-Madison graduates, students, faculty, or staff. …
As a foreign correspondent in Germany, Louis Lochner 1909 chronicled the rise of the Third Reich and helped Americans understand how Adolf Hitler amassed power.
At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan ’91 found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation.
Madison’s roller derby league has been instrumental in the evolving sport from its early days, thanks to the dedication of several UW alumnae.
Bill Robichaud ’83 has devoted his career to saving the saola, a recently discovered mammal that may go extinct before scientists can even study it.
From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.
The greatest impact on the home front was the rationing program. To save coal, Lathrop Hall was …
A submarine detector tested in Lake Mendota is just one of the contributions UW faculty members made to the war effort.
The First World War changed the course of history and — for a time — the UW’s mission. To help with the war effort, the …
As sharply divided opinions about the war drew unwanted national attention to the state, the UW was eager to show its loyalty.
From meatless Tuesdays to research aimed at improving agricultural production, food was deemed a key weapon against the Germans.
When war broke out in Europe in 1914, a UW English professor proposed another path.
UW professor Tony Goldberg is on a life-saving mission: identify unknown pathogens before they jump to a new host and cause disease in other animals — and humans.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
As more Americans decide to live and work abroad, alums on each of the seven continents share what they like about their new lives and offer advice for fellow Badgers who dream of similar moves.
When the U.S. entered the First World War, the UW joined the fight by training soldiers, conducting poison-gas research, and sending students to work on Wisconsin farms.
Women helm just a fraction of Hollywood films, a fact that Jennifer Warren ’63 has been working steadily to change since trading acting for directing three decades ago.