To thank the university that launched you into the real world, sometimes writing a check doesn’t feel like enough. …
The Babcock Hall Dairy Plant makes special ice cream flavors to honor notable Badger people and events, and we …
UW–Madison can lay claim to something no other college …
When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their …
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 who made their mark in the literary world.
A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
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.
Some faculty members come and go; others stick around and become legends.
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.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.
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.
When winter weather shut down the campus.
The UW's championships on ice.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
“I figured if it was going to happen eventually, it might as well be me,” says Dee Willems …
After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to …
Long before “Jump Around” and the Fifth Quarter, the 50-acre lot …
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.
A State Street favorite finds a new home.
A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.
Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team.
Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat …
For one night a year from 1911 until 1930, the shores of Lake Mendota sparkled with old-world charm.
The First World War changed the course of history and — for a time — the UW’s mission. To help with the war effort, the …
From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.
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.