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Campus history

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.

Paisan’s

Winter 2012

There appears to be a direct correlation between possessing a UW–Madison degree and having an affinity for Paisan’s Italian Restaurant.

Lessons from Stephen Ambrose

Fall 2012

“We’ll get along a lot better if you don’t compliment me so much.”

What does it take to succeed as the head of a major public research university?

Fall 2012

Former UW–Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala recently told the New York Times that the job is like that of a tugboat captain: you try to get the ship aligned and pull it in the right direction.

Farewell to the Head

Fall 2012

Badger Nation has lost its head.

This One’s for the Ladies

Fall 2012

. . . the Lake Monona sea monster is as feisty as ever.

A Chair of a Different Color

Fall 2012

Don't it make my red chairs blue?

Can You See Me Now?

Fall 2012

Washburn Restoration

A Gentleman and a Scholar

Fall 2012

He used novel techniques to eradicate syphilis in Wisconsin. He identified PTSD long before it had that name. Professor Hans Reese was a man ahead of his time.

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.