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Campus history

A Labor of Love {for Words}

Summer 2012

From A to Z, the Dictionary of American Regional English reaches its goal.

All Wet

Summer 2012

In May 1969, [the Mifflin Street Block Party] began as a street dance and ended as a three-day riot

Flying Solo

Summer 2012

The war had become part of our lives, since many of our friends had gone off to fight.

Memorial Union’s Swimming Pier

Summer 2012

If the Memorial Union Terrace is UW–Madison’s patio, the lake’s T-shaped swimming pier is its beach.

By the Numbers

Summer 2012

Year of the Wisconsin Idea

Awe-Inspiring

Summer 2012

Blue Marble

Farewell Cards

Summer 2012

Memorial Library bids an overdue adieu to its card catalog.

On Point

Spring 2012

Picnic Point, that is.

Torrid Madison

Spring 2012

. . . very little about Madison’s winter has been appropriate this year.

What’s the Big Idea?

Spring 2012

Founders’ Day celebrates the Year of the Wisconsin Idea.

Alumni Weekend Gets a New Recipe

Spring 2012

Annual event takes the focus off class reunions and puts it on learning and food.

Delicate Balance

Winter 2011

As China gains prominence on the world stage, the university strengthens its connections.

If You Want to Be a Badger …

Winter 2011

To earn your red and white stripes, you need to know a few things about Wisconsin traditions and rituals, past and present.

Big Red Wagon

Winter 2011

The antique fire engine returns, greener than ever.

A New Old Tradition

Winter 2011

A UW institute and a growing summer event bring Yiddish to life on campus.

Architectural Nip/Tuck

Winter 2011

South Hall facelift.

Quick Takes: Winter 2011

Winter 2011

UW News in Brief

Flashback Winter 2011: Fiddlers on the Run

Winter 2011

... they are known for playing oldies. Really, really old oldies.

Bucky Badger Always Warms My Heart

Winter 2011

There is a warm spot reserved in my heart for Buckingham U. “Bucky” Badger.

Rennie’s: Then and Now

Fall 2011

The store and its name evoke memories both strong and sweet.

Of Polyester Pants and Friendship

Fall 2011

When I first came to the university in 1978, I had never lived away from home or in a big city. Everything was new to me.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Fall 2011

Newest additions to campus.

UW Band at 125: Uniformly the Best

Fall 2011

On Wisconsin takes a look back at what band members wore while bringing joy to Badger fans and audiences everywhere.

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

UW News in Brief

Bright Lights in the Badger City

Fall 2011

Red Tie Gala to celebrate alumni, increase scholarships.

Celebrating Mad Grads Everywhere

Fall 2011

WAA unveils two gifts at campus birthday party.

Celebrating the Past, Shaping the Future

Summer 2011

Test your Badger IQ.

On, Wisconsin Alumni Association!

Summer 2011

You’re invited to celebrate WAA’s 150th birthday.

A Table for Five

Summer 2011

We brought our whole selves to the table during those years, and we still do.

War Dance

Summer 2011

Dance company interprets campus history.

Badgers, All

Summer 2011

The McBurney Center fully integrates those with disabilities into campus life.

Tears and Gas

Summer 2011

. . . the teargas has been absent.

The Art-Lovers Lane

Summer 2011

The Chazen receives $30 million worth of modern art.

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

Summer 2011

“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.

Oh, My Stars!

Summer 2011

Who are the UW’s all-time awesomest alumni? On Wisconsin picks its list of greatest grads (and even one non-grad) in fields ranging from agriculture to technology.

The Peace Corps at 50

Spring 2011

UW’s connection to the volunteer program runs deep

En Français, S’il Vous Plaît

Spring 2011

A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.

Student Watch

Winter 2010

Where did all the boys go?

Hail to the Chief

Winter 2010

For the first time in more than sixty years, a current U.S. president visited campus when Barack Obama spoke before an estimated crowd of 17,500

GLU-Madison

Winter 2010

What's that campus that looks so much like the UW? It's the fictitious Grand Lakes University, which 25 years ago hosted non-grad Thornton Melon (aka Rodney Dangerfield).