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…
The Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program reflects its namesake's humane approach.
Participants in UW Adventure Learning Programs (ALPs) ride a giant swing at a new facility in Stoughton, Wisconsin. ALPs — a student organization — administers…
Here's the definitive account of how and when the tradition began.
The campus-area restaurant preserves the classic food and original décor that keep nostalgic Badgers coming back.
Meet the new Library Mall sculpture.
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…
Fred Milverstedt ’69 reflects on a UW–Madison childhood.
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…
Shhhh! We’re studying here.
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…
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…
When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their…
A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.
There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.
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.
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.