The landscape of higher education is changing rapidly, says the UW’s chancellor.
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.
After 70 secretive years, a gargoyle has been reunited with its twin. One of the sandstone statues, which sat atop…
Fred Milverstedt ’69 reflects on a UW–Madison childhood.
Shhhh! We’re studying here.
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…
Where the campus community gets creative.
Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.
Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into that…
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.
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…
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…
The UW’s LGBT student center opened its doors 26 years ago.
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.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
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.
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.