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Campus history

And Now We Play Short-Handed

Winter 2014

The UW athletics community loses a teammate.

It Was a Very Good Year

Winter 2014

In 1964, the university was marked by rising interest in civil rights, a legendary live music scene, and such a large incoming class that officials considered banning student cars and bicycles and building a campus subway or monorail.

Student Football Tickets

Fall 2014

Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.

The Kick that Captivated a Country

Fall 2014

An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.

Raise Your Glass

Summer 2014

Everything old is new again at Der Stiftskeller.

Out of Sync

Summer 2014

On March 7, 2014, the lights went out for the last time at UW–Madison’s Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC).

Remembering 1990

Summer 2014

I enjoyed “Commencing a New Era” [News & Notes, Spring 2014]. Another event that occurred in 1990 involved a senior named Jordan Marsh ’90. …

Fighting Back

Summer 2014

Down for a fifty-four-year count, boxing returns to campus.

Radio Daze

Spring 2014

The predecessor to today's campus radio station may have been tiny, but it forged lifelong bonds among students from the 1950s to the early '90s and sponsored one heck of a trivia contest.

The Varsity Band Concert

Spring 2014

it’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Leckrone!

Creativity Is a Joke

Spring 2014

Sometimes, funny things make a big difference.

Commencing a New Era

Spring 2014

A look back at campus life since the last Camp Randall graduation in 1990.

Waisman’s Legacy

Spring 2014

Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.

An Independent Woman

Spring 2014

I was a better person for having known her.

Founders’ Days Celebrate the UW’s Past, Present, and Future

Spring 2014

Alumni commemorate 165 years of Badger excellence.

It’s a Tradition!

Spring 2014

The second in our series of UW-themed crossword puzzles.

Many Moos

Winter 2013

It's all in the family for the UW dairy herd

Class of ’63 Celebrates Fiftieth Reunion

Winter 2013

Was there something in the water … ?

Walking on the Lake

Winter 2013

Based on the ski tracks and slushy footprints in the snow that cover the lake’s icy surface in the winter, plenty of people on campus appreciate the season’s serenity and count the days until the open water turns to ice.

Still a Member after All These Years

Winter 2013

Is my name in a database ... ?

Fee Dodger

Winter 2013

27,000 days overdue.

Milk Matters

Winter 2013

Dairy is not "straw hats and bib overalls" at the UW. The flagship institution in America's Dairyland draws on a long history of lacto-research, modern technology, and big data to thrive in what has become a very scientific field.

Kletsch’s Klunkers

Fall 2013

Good luck, Coach Andersen

Juston Stix

Fall 2013

They’re loaded with butter and cheese. What’s not to love?

On the Right Track

Fall 2013

Ed Nuttycombe’s unwavering focus made him the Big Ten’s winningest coach.

Reporting on Rand

Fall 2013

A student reporter jumps at the chance to hear a published writer speak in person.

The Birth of Vitamin A

Fall 2013

With his accidental discovery of Vitamin A, UW professor Elmer McCollum kickstarted the field of modern nutrition.

Signature Signatures

Summer 2013

Their genesis unknown, the names of geography students mark the decades.

We’ve Got Mail!

Summer 2013

Travel back with us now into the shadows of ancient history, to the year A.D. 1993.

Time Travel

Summer 2013

An aerial view provides a peek into what the UW looked like seventy-five years ago and contrasts it with today's perspective.

Jump Around

Spring 2013

Take a hop, skip, and jump back in time . . .

Early Morning Rowing Practice

Spring 2013

The sacrifice? Heading to practice long before the campus comes to life. The reward? Seeing the sun rise and knowing you’ve done your best.

Insta-Badgers

Spring 2013

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

The Sounds of Aldo

Spring 2013

Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold.

Something Old, Something New

Spring 2013

A look inside Nancy Nicholas Hall

Paisan’s, by Any Other Address …

Spring 2013

History of a local landmark.

Out with the Old, in with the Older.

Winter 2012

Newly discovered documents shed light on the Union Theater’s history

Big Dreams, Big Change

Winter 2012

The Class of ’62 returns after 50 years of transformation.

A Variation on Camelot

Winter 2012

A California girl finds paradise in Madison.

Badger DNA

Winter 2012

Before Bucky, there was a raccoon.