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Campus history

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).

Seven Wonders

Winter 2010

We offer seven examples of life-changing UW discoveries, knowing full well that it’s only a start. Think back and add a favorite to our list, then learn what’s afoot at the new Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery.

Sesqui Fever

Fall 2010

WAA to celebrate a century and a half of alumni achievement.

After the Bombing

Fall 2010

As with many eventful days, Monday, August 24, 1970, began in perfect normalcy.

Quick Takes

Fall 2010

UW news in brief.

Heart of Oak

Fall 2010

An investigation into the center of a three hundred-year-old tree

Planting the Future

Fall 2010

New Charter Street power plant will include biomass.

Bye Bye, Bernie

Fall 2010

Happy trails, Bernie. Thanks for keeping our UW memories alive.

The Tug of War

Fall 2010

The welcome mat is out when today's soldiers return to campus, unlike what their Vietnam counterparts experienced while reentering civilian life during an uncivil era.

Seeing Is Believing?

Summer 2010

Did the Zoological Museum's taxidermists take on the Easter Bunny?

One of the Fortunate Few

Summer 2010

The feeling has never worn off.

Babcock Hall Ice Cream

Summer 2010

The Babcock Hall Dairy Store churns out thousands of gallons of yummy ice cream annually — enough to evoke must-have memories for alumni and impromptu breakfasts for students dashing between classes.

Book Return

Summer 2010

The Wisconsin Historical Society has renovated its reading room.

Mind Tricks for the Masses

Summer 2010

The flamboyant Joseph Jastrow founded the UW’s psychology department and helped shape the fledgling science.

Abraham Lincoln Statue

Spring 2010

A visit with the Abe Lincoln statue is a high point of any UW commencement weekend, when graduates — not deterred by caps and gowns — clamber up into his lap for photos.