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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…

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.

Safety Check

Winter 2018

Jeff Miller

After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care, including…

For the Birds

Winter 2018

Mason Muerhoff

Nomen est omen, said the ancient Romans, who liked their maxims to rhyme: one’s name is one’s destiny. And while…

Suicide Prevention

Winter 2018

Valerie Donovan ’11, MA’12 coordinates resources and support networks across campus.

Local News

Winter 2018

An aspiring journalist chooses an unexpected stop on his career path: his hometown newspaper.

Memorial Library

Winter 2018

Shhhh! We’re studying here.

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.

The Big Dig

Fall 2018

With shovels in tow, a UW program is tackling two crises at once: a shortage of students in science and a growth of antibiotic resistance.

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 that…

Lake Invaders

Fall 2018

How zebra and quagga mussels native to the Caspian Sea came to wreak environmental havoc in the Great Lakes and beyond.

Bridge Builder

Fall 2018

Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.

Bryson Williams

Fall 2018

How the Lincoln, Nebraska, native chose the Badgers over the Cornhuskers.

Alnisa Allgood

Fall 2018

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

Audio Philes

Summer 2018

Students study podcasts as the medium takes off.

Surprise Package

Summer 2018

First-year students link arms and sing ‘Varsity’ at the end of the Chancellor’s Convocation for New Students, a Wisconsin Welcome event. Jeff

Get Happy

Spring 2018

A popular consumer science course digs into our relationship with money.

Mystery Solved

Fall 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.

Spring Break

Fall 2019

Can we have class outside today? Environmental science students enjoy the environment on a spring day in 2017. Science Hall houses the Nelson Institute for…

4 Classes You Wish You Had Taken

Winter 2017

Jeff Miller

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 323:
Science of Climate Change

Communication Arts 540:
Superhero TV and Cultural Power

Computer…

9 Student Clubs

Fall 2019

There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.

Dow: 50 Years Later

Winter 2017

A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.

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.

5 Campus Rivalries

Winter 2017

Competition has always been a part of student life.

24 UW-Madison Firsts

Winter 2017

From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.

Wisconsin Singers

Fall 2019

For five decades, the Wisconsin Singers have taken their act on the road to serve as goodwill ambassadors for the university. Former WAA…

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 to…

Physics Museum

Fall 2017

Above and below: Students from the Milwaukee Excellence Charter School explored hands-on exhibits during a tour of the L. R. Ingersoll Physics Museum…

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.

Brain Trust

Fall 2017

UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.

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 largest…

Lake Laboratory

Fall 2019

Dawn patrol on Lake Mendota: Carolyn Voter PhDx’18 (right) and Alexandra Linz ’13, PhDx’18 collect water samples before sunrise. The work was part of a…

Class of 2020

Summer 2017

Sources: Academic Planning and Institutional Research; UW–Madison Office of the Registrar…

“Yes, and …”

Summer 2017

Improv techniques help medical professionals learn creativity and spontaneity.

Protest vs. Disrupt

Summer 2017

Free-speech guidelines address a delicate balance.

Russia in Focus

Summer 2017

The new Wisconsin Russia Project aims to help the U.S. be more prepared to manage a calculating Kremlin with yet-to-be-determined ambitions.

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Classrooms Mobilized

Spring 2017

From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.