Badgers who made their mark in the literary world.
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.
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.
It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.
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.
The UW’s ideas factory churns out remarkable findings that don’t always get the notoriety they deserve.
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.
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.