What's that campus that looks so much like the UW? It's the fictitious Grand Lakes University, which 25 years ago hosted non-grad Thornton Melon (aka Rodney Dangerfield).
Without the sauce, it might be just another burger. And without the burger, the Plaza Tavern might be just another bar.
One of Homecoming's biggest spectacles doesn't involve the marching band or the football team.
International students down on the farm for the first time.
Class start times for Fall 2010
Campus learning communities are growing, thanks to a new initiative.
The Division of University Housing has developed ways to feed every nutritional need.
Telefund callers learn life lessons — and a new appreciation for private support.
Five hundred possibilities were narrowed to just four … and then one.
The feeling has never worn off.
All-Campus Party: Yoga on Bascom Hill
The Babcock Hall Dairy Store churns out thousands of gallons of yummy ice cream annually — enough to evoke must-have memories for alumni and impromptu breakfasts for students dashing between classes.
Chancellor forges new ties in China.
More than a trivial pursuit.
Earning potential comes with a price.
The Wisconsin Historical Society has renovated its reading room.
Students snooze and study at Helen C. White Hall.
A visit with the Abe Lincoln statue is a high point of any UW commencement weekend, when graduates — not deterred by caps and gowns — clamber up into his lap for photos.
Snowboarders fly at the Hoofers Rail Jam.
WAA introduces second edition of The Red Shirt
WAA welcomes Class of 2013 into Fifth Quarter tradition.
Technology is an intrinsic part of campus life.
If Hillel asked us, here’s what On Wisconsin would place in a time capsule in the organization’s new Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life.
When resourceful students borrow cafeteria trays to slide down snowy campus slopes, there’s just one unwritten rule: have fun!
The residents of Ann Emery Hall create a nautical display for Homecoming 1931.
Housing prices across the country may be falling, but it’s hard to find a house as cheap as the one the UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE) is selling.
A pillow and a cell phone? Check. Lumber and tools to build a loft and a George Foreman grill to make burgers before football games? Not allowed.
The regatta has no rules and offers no prizes, and the chances of tipping into the water seem greater than winning one of the loosely organized heats.
Fireworks explode over Lake Mendota.
With more student veterans on campus, he helps navigate the path through college.
Renting a canoe is a bargain for a little piece of serenity during a hectic semester or a chance to explore campus during the less stressful summer months.
Taking the long way to find love.
A half dozen newly minted grads toss their caps after a spring commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.
How much is enough when it comes to education? Some UW alumni are gluttons for course work. Meet the candidates in the competition to become UW-Madison’s most-graduated graduate.
The cheering mass of students clad in tie-dyed T-shirts debuted at men’s basketball games at the Kohl Center in 2002.
Writers made all the difference to a young man looking for a profession.
Snowball fight on Bascom Hill
Recreational Sports Board asks for $60 million to pump up facilities.