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…
After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care, including…
Nomen est omen, said the ancient Romans, who liked their maxims to rhyme: one’s name is one’s destiny. And while…
Valerie Donovan ’11, MA’12 coordinates resources and support networks across campus.
An aspiring journalist chooses an unexpected stop on his career path: his hometown newspaper.
Shhhh! We’re studying here.
Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.
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.
Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into that…
How zebra and quagga mussels native to the Caspian Sea came to wreak environmental havoc in the Great Lakes and beyond.
Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.
How the Lincoln, Nebraska, native chose the Badgers over the Cornhuskers.
The UW’s LGBT student center opened its doors 26 years ago.
A popular consumer science course digs into our relationship with money.
A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.
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…
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 323:
Science of Climate Change
Communication Arts 540:
Superhero TV and Cultural Power
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.
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.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.
For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to…
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.
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.
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…
Improv techniques help medical professionals learn creativity and spontaneity.
Free-speech guidelines address a delicate balance.
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.
A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.
From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.