It was a gray Friday afternoon, cloudy and unusually chilly for September, with a heavy chance of rain. Most of the sailing classes offered …
UW releases findings from a first-ever campuswide student climate survey.
Each spring, a small group of students vies for the chance to become the most visible member of the UW’s Spirit Squad: Bucky Badger.
A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.
After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.
UW–Madison can lay claim to something no other college can: …
When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their homework-induced …
There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.
A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.
When winter pummels Madison, UW grounds department crews respond.
UW Archives is working to digitize each piece of UW history for people to both use and share, but with limited resources, that’s easier said than done.
It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.
Some are easier than others.
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.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to …
UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.
Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and English …
As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.
A State Street favorite finds a new home.
I scream, you scream for Babcock ice cream.
A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.
Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat …
For one night a year from 1911 until 1930, the shores of Lake Mendota sparkled with old-world charm.
Hundreds of students participated in the spirited Hindu tradition of throwing bright colored powder during Rang de Madison, …
The UW’s sailing team makes the most of a shoestring budget.
A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.
The First World War changed the course of history and — for a time — the UW’s mission. To help with the war effort, the …
From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.
As sharply divided opinions about the war drew unwanted national attention to the state, the UW was eager to show its loyalty.
From meatless Tuesdays to research aimed at improving agricultural production, food was deemed a key weapon against the Germans.
The greatest impact on the home front was the rationing program. To save coal, Lathrop Hall was …
UW–Madison’s campus has long been known for its beauty. Iconic places such as Picnic Point and Bascom Hill bring back memories of campus life for …