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Food and Fellowship at UW Hillel

Winter 2019

Students and community members bond at traditional Shabbat dinners.

Sliding into Winter

Winter 2019

Winter in Madison isn’t all bad, right? Right? Last January, Hanna Hohener x’23, Jennifer Chandler x’23, and Max Johnson x’22 “borrowed” trays from…

Introducing the Hamel Music Center

Winter 2019

The new facility is stunning inside and out.

Making Summer Term Spectacular

Fall 2019

Summer’s not what it used to be — not at UW–Madison, anyway.

Summer on campus has always been swell, boasting one-of-a-kind study spots like…

A Scholarship Inspired by Love

Fall 2019

The Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program reflects its namesake's humane approach.

Learning the Ropes — Literally

Fall 2019

Participants in UW Adventure Learning Programs (ALPs) ride a giant swing at a new facility in Stoughton, Wisconsin. ALPs — a student organization — administers…

The Birth of Bucky Badger’s Push-Ups

Fall 2019

Here's the definitive account of how and when the tradition began.

5,000 Eggs at Mickies Dairy Bar

Fall 2019

The campus-area restaurant preserves the classic food and original décor that keep nostalgic Badgers coming back.

A Monument to Tolerance

Fall 2019

Meet the new Library Mall sculpture.

The Rise of Women’s Studies

Summer 2019

Strength in numbers: a women-led UW faculty group meets in 1975 for the formation of what has become the Department of Gender…

A Laboratory for Financial Aid

Summer 2019

Mackenzie Straub x’22 (pictured) was one of 796 incoming students during the 2018–19 academic year receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise.…

Chancellor Blank’s To-Do List

Summer 2019

The landscape of higher education is changing rapidly, says the UW’s chancellor.

Dance, Dance Revolutionary

Summer 2019

Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming. Rather than give up, she became one of the nation’s leading performers.

Stone Survivor

Winter 2018

Bryce Richter

After 70 secretive years, a gargoyle has been reunited with its twin. One of the sandstone statues, which sat…

Langdon Street

Winter 2018

Fred Milverstedt ’69 reflects on a UW–Madison childhood.

Memorial Library

Winter 2018

Shhhh! We’re studying here.

Slideshow: Madison Flood

Winter 2018

Madison-area lake levels continued to rise after a record-breaking storm on August 20, 2018, dumped more than 10 inches of rain on parts of…

Wheelhouse Studios

Winter 2018

Where the campus community gets creative.

Wisconsin Quidditch

Winter 2018

Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.

Reckoning with History

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into…

Play Time

Fall 2018

For nine decades, Memorial Union has been a favorite spot on campus for fun and games. See how it's changed and how it remains the same.

Home Field

Fall 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…

Halloween

Fall 2018

On the one night of the year when it’s perfectly acceptable to be someone (or something) else, there are sure to be just as…

Alnisa Allgood

Fall 2018

The UW’s LGBT student center opened its doors 26 years ago.

Note-Able Feature

Summer 2018

Jeff Miller

Those aren’t wagon wheels that passersby spotted earlier this year during construction of the Hamel Music Center at…

Sailing Through the Years

Summer 2018

On a campus situated between two lakes, it’s only natural that students take advantage of the water. Just two years after the Hoofer

Learning to Sail

Summer 2018

It was a gray Friday afternoon, cloudy and unusually chilly for September, with a heavy chance of rain. Most of the sailing classes offered…

Henry Vilas Zoo

Summer 2018

A pair of lion cubs, born in 2017, are a major draw, along with the zoo’s Arctic Passage exhibit — home to polar…

Asked and Answered

Spring 2018

UW releases findings from a first-ever campuswide student climate survey.

Becoming Bucky

Spring 2018

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.

Mystery Solved

Winter 2019

The List Issue featured four University Archives images in search of captions. Readers answered the call and helped identify three of them, with…

Taking Safety Seriously

Spring 2018

A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.

Michael Finley: The Sequel

Spring 2018

After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.

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…

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…

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

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 2019

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.