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Student life

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

Fall 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

UW Archives S16748

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.

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

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

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.

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry

Winter 2016

Beloved burgers and memorabilia.

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.

Physician, Heal Thyself

Summer 2016

Burnout and depression are common among medical students, but a UW course teaches them tools to stay healthy, along with their patients.

Goodspeed Family Pier

Summer 2016

A magnet for nighttime relaxation since opening in 2013, the pier honoring the family of Mary Sue Goodspeed Shannon ’81 replaced the aging stone-and-concrete structure below the Alumni Center.

Ws Around the World

Summer 2016

It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …

SOAR

Summer 2016

For most Badgers, it’s the first time to meet other new students. It’s the first chance to schedule classes. And it’s the first opportunity to learn the lyrics to “Varsity.”

Empty Stomachs

Summer 2016

The UW campus is now home to a food pantry for students who don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Terrace time

Spring 2016

Students get an early jump on Terrace time in March 2015. Temperatures soared into the sixties, giving Madisonians a chance to get some sun …

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff

The Man Who Saved Pinball

Spring 2016

Roger Sharpe ’71 wrote the book on pinball — literally — and has become a guardian of the game since he first got hooked at the UW.

Boom Box Parade

Spring 2016

When former student Leon Varjian passed away last September, UW–Madison lost one of its true legends.

Study Abroad

Spring 2016

Badgers far and away.

Drawn Wisconsin!

Spring 2016

A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.

Sacred Ground

Spring 2016

Picnic Point is a beloved campus playground, but it’s also a landscape rich in history that goes back thousands of years.