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Sports & Recreation

Women’s Hockey Champs

Next-generation Badger stars? Inspired young fans greet the UW women’s hockey team on its return from winning the national championship in March. It was the team’s fifth title since 2006. Photo by Bryce Richter…

Campus Leadership

On, Alumnae: Kit Saunders-NordeenSummer 2019

A champion of Title IX, Saunders-Nordeen became the UW’s first women’s athletic director in 1974. UW Archives dn05052510 As the first UW women’s athletic director (1974 to 1990), Kit Saunders-Nordeen MS’66, PhD’77 helped open the door for women to participate in intercollegiate athletics. She began her…

Sports & Recreation

Safety CheckWinter 2018

Jeff Miller After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care, including student-athletes, UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez requested a wide-ranging review of his department’s health- and safety-related policies and procedures. “We are treating this…

The Arts

Home FieldFall 2018

Casting long shadows, students play soccer on the Near East Fields near Dejope Residence Hall. The fields are due for reconstruction by 2022 under the Rec Sports Master Plan. Photo by Jeff Miller…

Sports & Recreation

5 Great Plays in Badger Sports History

Bronson Koenig launches a buzzer-beater to send the Badgers to the Sweet 16 in the 2016 NCAA tournament. AP IMAGES/Richard Ulreich On the run: The Badgers returned to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 31 years on New Year’s Day 1994, and left with…


Photo Gallery: Hoofers Winter CarnivalWinter 2017

Even Wisconsin’s harshest winters haven’t stopped students at its flagship university from outdoor antics. A tradition since the early 20th century, the UW’s Winter Carnival grew into a popular place for students who like to ski, skate or sculpt — ice sculptures, that is. (For more, read “Winter…


Winter CarnivalWinter 2017

Bryce Richter When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their homework-induced hibernation for some frozen fun? That’s the puzzle that the Wisconsin Hoofers solved when the student group took over the university’s Winter Carnival…


12 Campus StatuesWinter 2017

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.

Student Life

SERF’s DownFall 2017

Jeff Miller For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to give students a place to exercise. So it’s no surprise that in a 2014 student-government referendum, 87 percent of students voted to dedicate more…