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On Campus

Audio Philes

Summer 2018

Students study podcasts as the medium takes off.

Good as Gold

Summer 2018

Badgers dominated a gold medal game for the ages on both sides of the puck in the Winter Olympics.

Agriculture by Air

Summer 2018

UW researchers are using drones to search for more sustainable farming methods.

Parental POV

Summer 2018

A history course tackles the 1970s–90s through a generational lens.

Monarch Guardians

Summer 2018

UW–Madison’s Arboretum is part of a nationwide effort to protect the popular insect.

Note-Able Feature

Summer 2018

Jeff Miller

Those aren’t wagon wheels that passersby spotted earlier this year during construction of the Hamel Music Center at the …

Peace Out

Summer 2018

A collection of international flags serves as a buffet table centerpiece during a Global House Party event at the University Club. Jeff

Surprise Package

Summer 2018

First-year students link arms and sing ‘Varsity’ at the end of the Chancellor’s Convocation for New Students, a Wisconsin Welcome event. Jeff

Badgers of Influence

Summer 2018

J. J. Watt x’12 AP/Aaron M. Sprecher

“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …

Asked and Answered

Spring 2018

UW releases findings from a first-ever campuswide student climate survey.

Mystery Solved

Summer 2018

The List Issue featured four University Archives images in search of captions. Readers answered the call and helped identify three of them, with …

Get Happy

Spring 2018

A popular consumer science course digs into our relationship with money.

Walk On

Spring 2018

Luciano Barraza MS’66, PhD’68 makes up for lost time.

Taking Safety Seriously

Spring 2018

A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.

A Perfect Storm

Spring 2018

A UW professors teaches the science behind the news.

A Muffled Voice

Spring 2018

A UW researcher shines a light on a lost essay.

A-maze-ing

Winter 2017

Photo by Angie Treinen

Angie Treinen ’88, DVM’93 received a novel idea this year from the UW’s Geology Museum for her family farm’s …

Give What You Get

Winter 2017

Gaffera/Istock

If it’s the thought that makes a gift count, here’s a thought that can make your gesture count extra: get a …

Witness to History

Winter 2017

Sarah Morton

Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner for the …

Dow: 50 Years Later

Winter 2017

A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.

3 Kinds of Smiles

Winter 2017

How do we know what a smile means? A UW psychologist decodes them.

Eye on Irma

Winter 2017

UW plays a key role in weather warnings.

SERF’s Down

Fall 2017

Jeff Miller

For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Scene Setting

Summer 2018

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and English …

Popular Science

Fall 2017

Can Bill Nye, the famed Science Guy of the ’90s, really save the world?

Dairy Drama

Fall 2017

The $43 billion Wisconsin industry has benefited from a long tradition of UW support.

Wait for It

Summer 2018

A study shatters the myth that all entrepreneurs are uber-confident risk-takers.

Seismic Shift

Fall 2017

UW scientists decipher earthquakes.

Power Walking

Summer 2017

Spencer Walts

The next renewable energy source could be right underfoot. A group of UW–Madison engineers has developed an inexpensive …

Protest vs. Disrupt

Summer 2017

Free-speech guidelines address a delicate balance.

“Yes, and …”

Summer 2017

Improv techniques help medical professionals learn creativity and spontaneity.

Oscar the Optimist?

Summer 2017

Sesame Street partners with UW researchers to promote kindness.

Festival of Colors

Summer 2017

Jeff Miller

Hundreds of students participated in the spirited Hindu tradition of throwing bright colored powder during Rang de Madison, …

Noteworthy

Summer 2017

UW–Madison honors the one-and-only “Funky Drummer.”

Nautical Miles

Summer 2017

The UW’s sailing team makes the most of a shoestring budget.

Tradition, Reinterpreted

Summer 2018

Bryce Richter

This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna body …

Words, Unwrapped

Spring 2017

Seth Parker, Seales Research Group, University of Kentucky

The biblical and the scientific merge with the work of W. Brent …

Coming Attractions

Spring 2017

UW–Madison’s campus has long been known for its beauty. Iconic places such as Picnic Point and Bascom Hill bring back memories of campus life for …

Pomp and Circumstance

Summer 2018

UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.