1. UW-Madison Spring Commencement 2020

    Photo of UW-Madison flag on campus

    UW-Madison’s Spring Commencement featured remarks by student leaders, Chancellor Rebecca Blank, deans, and keynote speaker, author James Patterson. Watch Meet the Grads #UWGrad Spring commencement 2020: A virtual party heard round the world

  2. On, Wisconsin at home: UW-Madison shares ways to enjoy art and music while social distancing

    Photo of Chazen Museum of Art, UW-Madison

    While we’re all practicing social distancing, online resources from the University of Wisconsin–Madison can make you feel a little closer to campus. Follow #onwisconsinathome on Twitter and Instagram for more ideas about how we can social distance together even when apart. The Chazen Museum of Art The Badger Band marches on — virtually Helen Louise […]

  3. UW-Madison expands South Madison Partnership

    Photo of the UW-Madison South Madison Partnership (UWSMP), located at The Village on Park. UWSMP is an important resource for encouraging mutually beneficial relationships between the university and the South Madison community.

    UW-Madison’s South Madison Partnership will soon have four times the space to support its growth as a community resource. Currently, more than 1,000 people each month take part in the Partnership’s diverse programming, from educational courses to health and legal services. A new Odyssey Family Learning Center will serve whole families, empowering them to transform […]

  4. Performing the Wisconsin Idea at UW-Madison’s new Hamel Music Center

    Photo of UW-Madison's new Hamel Music Center

    UW-Madison’s new Hamel Music Center opened in late October with a free concert. Built entirely with private funds, this state-of-the-art music facility will add excitement to Madison’s cultural scene and be a boon for the school’s music students. The center offers a sparkling performance venue for students, faculty, and visiting artists with astounding acoustics – […]

  5. New UW-Madison nursing immersion program offers students hands-on experience at respite camp

    Photo of new UW-Madison nursing immersion program, which offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp

    A new summer immersion program at UW-Madison helps prepare nursing students to provide services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities. Students in the summer respite camp meet with campers and caregivers, dispense medications, and staff the nursing station. The students gain new skills and a better understanding of the importance of accessibility, ultimately […]

  6. Companies share how UW-Madison students fit their talent needs

    Photo of UW-Madison career fair

    In the last year, nearly 8,500 companies have sought out students from UW-Madison to meet their talent needs. The companies often work through the Office of Business Engagement to set up mock interview sessions, classroom projects, and even job shadowing. They also meet with students at large-scale career fairs on campus.

  7. Got a bachelor’s? UW-Madison nursing degree could be just 12 months away

    Photo of Aniqueka Scott, 33, who was educated in Mexico, worked in Haiti, and plans to practice nursing in Madison after graduation. PHOTO BY ALEXANDER ANDRÉ

    In May, UW-Madison’s School of Nursing marked the first graduates of its new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing program. Thirty-two students graduated from the one-year program that offers a second chance for adults who already have a bachelor’s degree and are seeking a satisfying, well-paying job. It is part of a full-court press by the […]

  8. UW-Madison students remember Black Student Strike

    Photo of a recent UW-Madison panel discussion at the Memorial Union, in which several of the former students shared their experiences.

    UW-Madison students helped create an oral history project about the Black Student Strike 50 years ago. Joined by white supporters, the students boycotted classes, took over lecture halls, and blocked building entrances while galvanizing community support behind their demands to enroll more African-American students and hire more faculty of color. Several of the former students […]

  9. UW-Madison students showcase biomedical engineering projects

    Photo of UW-Madison undergraduate students showcasing their biomedical engineering research projects in December 2018.

      Biomedical engineering undergraduates at UW-Madison work in teams over multiple semesters to solve real-world problems. Students recently showcased their work, including prototypes for bone transplants, post-surgery limb compression, and kidney stone prevention. To help move research from the lab to market, students also practice short pitches to entrepreneurs at the end of their senior year.

  10. UW-Madison offers today’s middle school students chance to study yesterday’s people of Aztalan

    Photo of recent UW-Madison alumna Sarah Taylor, squatting at center, and Aleesha Kozar, standing at center, demonstrating a method for accurately measuring square grids of land as groups of sixth graders visiting from Fort Atkinson Middle School tour one of four educational stations temporarily set up at Aztalan State Park, a prehistoric Native American site located near Lake Mills, Wis., during spring on May 24, 2018. Funded by a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Project Grant, the public outreach program is led by UW-Madison Anthropology Professor Sissel Schroeder, who has previously conducted several undergraduate archeological fields schools and research projects at the site. (Photo by Jeff Miller / UW-Madison)

    Middle school students visited an archaeological site at Aztalan State Park in southeast Wisconsin to learn how people lived 1,000 years ago. Children’s interest in archaeology was piqued at various stations, where they saw artifacts and discussed the process of excavation and radiocarbon dating. Funded by a Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Project Grant, the public outreach program is led by UW-Madison […]