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UW–Madison’s Next Chapter

Winter 2022

New chancellor Jennifer L. Mnookin crafts a “collective vision” for the university’s future.

New Chancellor Connects with UW Mission

Fall 2022

For Jennifer L. Mnookin, the Wisconsin Idea is personal.

Looking Back to Move Forward

Fall 2022

UW–Madison grapples with the prejudice in its past.

So Long, Rebecca Blank

Spring 2022

The chancellor has mixed feelings about leaving UW–Madison after a transformative tenure.

A Fight for Linguistic Justice

Spring 2022

A campus initiative sheds light on Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages.

Rebecca Blank to Exit UW–Madison

Winter 2021

The chancellor leaves the university stronger than she found it.

Funding the Future

Winter 2021

The 2021–23 state budget invests in UW priorities.

A UW Dreamer

Winter 2021

After making it to the university, Gayle Williams Langer ’83 spent her life serving it.

Read a Book, Find a Career

Winter 2021

A chance encounter led Chris Walker to study dance and, now, head UW’s Division of the Arts.

Out Standing in His Field

Winter 2021

Barry Alvarez receives a remarkable honor at Camp Randall Stadium.

A More Familiar Fall Semester

Fall 2021

With vaccination rates high, UW–Madison plans for regular operations.

Back to School, In Person

Summer 2021

UW–Madison cautiously plans for a “new normal” this fall.

Calling Because We Care

Spring 2021

UW faculty and staff personally contact quarantined students.

All in for Diversity

Winter 2020

The UW redoubles its commitment to a welcoming campus environment.

Campus Responds to COVID-19

Winter 2020

UW–Madison adapts to keep people safe for fall 2020.

So Long, SATs

Winter 2020

For now, standardized tests are optional for UW admission.

Topsy-Turvy 2020

Winter 2020

Images from an extraordinary year on campus by UW photographers Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter

UW–Madison Values

Fall 2020

In the midst of a crisis, let’s pause to remember why our work matters.

‘Systemic Racism Does Indeed Exist’

Fall 2020

An interview with LaVar Charleston MS’07, PhD’10

A Smart Restart

Fall 2020

The UW welcomes back students with safety measures in place.

What’s in a Name? New Opportunity

Fall 2020

A husband’s gift transforms the UW School of Social Work.

Dear Fellow Badgers

Summer 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank finds reasons to hope in challenging times.

We Are UW

Spring 2020

Our community takes action after a Homecoming video controversy.

Welcome to Our Women’s Issue

Summer 2019

In 1869 — 150 years ago — the first class of women graduated from UW–Madison. In this special issue, you’ll read about some of the amazing women who have passed through campus since. On, alumnae!

Women Lead the Way

Summer 2019

Women have served as UW chancellor for 14 of the last 31 years — and counting.

On, Alumnae: Kit Saunders-Nordeen

Summer 2019

A champion of Title IX, Saunders-Nordeen became the UW’s first women’s athletic director in 1974. UW Archives dn05052510

As the first UW…

Long-Term Investments

Spring 2019

Expansion of the School of Veterinary Medicine, the only veterinary school in Wisconsin, will allow it to serve more farmers and pet…

Suicide Prevention

Winter 2018

Valerie Donovan ’11, MA’12 coordinates resources and support networks across campus.

Reckoning with History

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into…

Pat Richter ’64, JD’71

Fall 2018

The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.

Aaron Bird Bear

Summer 2018

As assistant dean for Student Diversity Programs in the School of Education, Aaron Bird Bear MS’10 fills a lot of roles: recruiting and retaining…

Snow Removal

Winter 2017

When winter pummels Madison, UW grounds department crews respond.

13 Campus Buildings Due for the Wrecking Ball

Winter 2017

It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.

WAA Names a New Leader

Fall 2017

Sarah Schutt takes the reins from Paula Bonner.

Black Cultural Center

Fall 2017

A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.

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…

Michael Knetter

Winter 2016

The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.

Seeing is Believing

Fall 2015

It’s a familiar route for any given Badger trudging from one class to another. But for prospective high school students and other campus visitors, a UW-Madison tour can have a big impact.

Budget Fallout

Fall 2015

For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.

Shrinking Balances

Fall 2014

UW System takes deliberate steps to decrease cash on hand.