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Student life

4 UW Pranks

Winter 2017

Photo Illustration By N. B. Rinehart; Istock Huad262; Jeff Miller; Bryce Richter

UW–Madison can lay claim to something no other college …

Photo Gallery: Hoofers Winter Carnival

Winter 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

Winter 2017

Bryce Richter

When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their …

Dow: 50 Years Later

Winter 2017

A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.

9 Student Clubs

Winter 2017

There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.

Snow Removal

Winter 2017

When winter pummels Madison, UW grounds department crews respond.

4 Photos in Search of a Caption

Winter 2017

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.

13 Campus Buildings Due for the Wrecking Ball

Winter 2017

It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.

12 Campus Statues

Winter 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.

5 Campus Rivalries

Winter 2017

Competition has always been a part of student life.

6 Things Bucky Badger Must Do

Winter 2017

Some are easier than others.

11 Legendary Concerts

Winter 2017

Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.

SERF’s Down

Fall 2017

Jeff Miller

For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Scene Setting

Winter 2017

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and …

Football Fight

Fall 2017

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.

Kabul Restaurant

Fall 2017

A State Street favorite finds a new home.

New Lineup

Fall 2017

I scream, you scream for Babcock ice cream.

Black Cultural Center

Fall 2017

A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.

Jake Lubenow

Summer 2017

Jake Lubenow x’18

With more than 300 dues-paying members, the College Republicans of UW–Madison is one of the organization’s …

Muir Knoll

Summer 2017

Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat …

Festival of Colors

Summer 2017

Jeff Miller

Hundreds of students participated in the spirited Hindu tradition of throwing bright colored powder during Rang de …

Venetian Night

Summer 2017

For one night a year from 1911 until 1930, the shores of Lake Mendota sparkled with old-world charm.

Nautical Miles

Summer 2017

The UW’s sailing team makes the most of a shoestring budget.

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Photo Gallery

Spring 2017

The First World War changed the course of history and — for a time — the UW’s mission. To help with the war effort, the …

Classrooms Mobilized

Spring 2017

From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.

Politics and Persecution

Spring 2017

As sharply divided opinions about the war drew unwanted national attention to the state, the UW was eager to show its loyalty.

Food as Ammo

Spring 2017

From meatless Tuesdays to research aimed at improving agricultural production, food was deemed a key weapon against the Germans.

Small Sacrifices

Spring 2017

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The greatest impact on the home front was the rationing program. To save coal, Lathrop Hall …

Coming Attractions

Spring 2017

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 …

The Sett

Spring 2017

Jeff Miller

Since Union South reopened in 2011, students and community members frequently pack The Sett Pub for watch …

The Great War at Home

Spring 2017

When the U.S. entered the First World War, the UW joined the fight by training soldiers, conducting poison-gas research, and sending students to work on Wisconsin farms.

Campus Reacts to WWII

Winter 2016

A capacity crowd of students, faculty, and community members gathered inside the Field House on December 12, 1941. UW

Distinguished Lecture Series

Winter 2016

Photo by Jeff Miller

UW–Madison’s long-standing tradition of fearless sifting and winnowing is rekindled each year through the

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry

Winter 2016

Beloved burgers and memorabilia.

Then and Now

Winter 2016

After 25 years of covering UW–Madison, a university photographer revisits the people and places he’s captured to show how they’ve changed.

Ask Helen C.

Fall 2016

Bryce Richter

Even in today’s era of selfies and Snapchat, a bulletin board in the corner of the

One Text Away

Fall 2016

College students and their parents are in closer contact than ever, and that bond has transformed the way universities interact with families.

Just Breathe

Fall 2016

Feeling overwhelmed? UW research shows one simple act can make a difference.