Teaching and learning

Saluting “A Good Human Being”

Spring 2021

Former students create a fund to carry on the work of electrical engineering professor Thomas Lipo PhD’68.

International Enrollment Drops

Winter 2020

Pandemic-related challenges keep some students home.

Student Teaching in a Pandemic

Winter 2020

In the coronavirus era, it takes creativity to provide a workplace-experience course.

Campus Responds to COVID-19

Winter 2020

UW–Madison adapts to keep people safe for fall 2020.

The Rock on Rocks

Fall 2020

The actor playfully engages with a UW geoscience class.

A Smart Restart

Fall 2020

The UW welcomes back students with safety measures in place.

What’s in a Name? New Opportunity

Fall 2020

A husband’s gift transforms the UW School of Social Work.

Who Needs Classrooms?

Fall 2020

UW professors Harold Engel, Lee de Forest, and H. B. McCarty MA’30,

The Coronavirus Semester

Summer 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank finds reasons for hope in challenging times.

A UW–Madison Degree, All Online

Summer 2020

The first fully remote undergraduate offering expands access for nontraditional students.

Dear Fellow Badgers

Summer 2020

Chancellor Rebecca Blank finds reasons to hope in challenging times.

Pandemic Action Plan

Summer 2020

The university’s quick response, by the numbers.

Riding the Quantum Wave

Spring 2020

A new master’s program takes computing to the next level.

The Creation Station

Spring 2020

UW Makerspace puts no limits on a student’s imagination.

They Came to Create at Tandem Press

Summer 2019

Every few weeks, another one arrives: a visiting artist to create a new work at Tandem Press, UW–Madison’s fine-art print shop. Tandem is…

Wisconsin History: The Video Game

Summer 2019

A young girl — Jo Wilder — solves mysteries of the state.

Warrington Colescott

Spring 2019

Remembering the pioneering UW printmaker and art professor.

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…

Diplomatic Dilemma

Winter 2018

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.

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.

Washburn Observatory

Fall 2018

Stargazers take in a nighttime view using the observatory’s vintage telescope. Washburn hosts regular public observing sessions and posts its schedule on Twitter.

New Money

Fall 2018

A UW class explores cryptocurrencies.

Campus Construction

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Major projects are under way on the UW–Madison campus to remove bottlenecks for students who need access to…

Bridge Builder

Fall 2018

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

Audio Philes

Summer 2018

Students study podcasts as the medium takes off.

Agriculture by Air

Summer 2018

UW researchers are using drones to search for more sustainable farming methods.

Monarch Guardians

Summer 2018

UW–Madison’s Arboretum is part of a nationwide effort to protect the popular insect.

Hooked on Comics

Summer 2018

Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.

Peace Out

Summer 2018

A collection of international flags serves as a buffet table centerpiece during a Global House Party event at the University Club.

Digital Library

Spring 2021

Demand for digital resources at UW libraries is growing fast.

Get Happy

Spring 2018

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

A Perfect Storm

Spring 2018

A UW professors teaches the science behind the news.

Spring Break

Spring 2021

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…

Witness to History

Winter 2017

Sarah Morton

Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner 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…

Botany Greenhouse

Winter 2017

58 Frozen Landmarks

Winter 2017

Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.

7 Objects of Affection

Spring 2021

From scientific marvels to meaningful mementos, items found in the offices of UW professors help tell their stories.

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…

Scene Setting

Spring 2021

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and…