Campus Life Spotlight

Women’s hockey team headed to NCAA championship Frozen Four

After an 4-0 win against the Gophers this past weekend, the Wisconsin women’s hockey team is headed to the Frozen Four. They play this Friday against Colgate at 7 p.m. in Minneapolis. If you can head to Minneapolis there will be Badger events before the game!

Check out some of the best student laptop stickers

You can tell a lot about a UW–Madison student from their laptop stickers. From Kanye to tacos, pizza to dismantling the patriarchy, Badgers have stickers that feature a wide array of topics. Take a look at 15 student laptops that are brimming with individuality.

Experience the sights, sounds of an African tradition to honor ancestors

In Yorùbá culture in western Africa, people honor their ancestors with Egúngún festivals — celebrations where performers dance and spin in elaborate costumes (like the one above). Check out the multi-sensorial exhibit about Egúngún arts in Nancy Nicholas Hall, and upcoming events related to the exhibit.

11 colorful campus spots that will remind you of summer

It may be cold and dreary outside, but there are still plenty of places on campus to warm up or find reminders of summer. Here are 11 spots on campus where you can get a burst of color, light or humidity to pull you out of the dull winter — even if just momentarily.

Send your crush, friend or significant other a Badger valentine

From candy to cards to memes, there are tons of ways to show your appreciation for your loved ones on Valentine’s Day. If you have a special Badger that you admire, try sending them a UW-themed valentine to express your feelings. Here’s a collection of this year’s sharable Badger valentines.

Windows? Wheels? Music hall construction raises questions

“What are those crazy round windows in the Hamel Music Center?” It’s a question raised frequently about the building under construction at the corner of University Avenue and Lake Street. We’ve got the answer.


Deaf actor, activist Nyle DiMarco connects with deaf students in intimate Q&A session

Model, actor and deaf activist Nyle DiMarco connected with deaf and hard of hearing students from around Wisconsin and Minnesota at an event at Memorial Union. “I’m happy to be able to be the person that I am, and to bring my platform, because if it’s not me, who else would do this?” DiMarco says.

When the students are away, the foxes will play

These sly creatures have adapted to the Badger lifestyle, loving the green space found on campus, especially while students were gone on winter break. If you see a fox on campus, report the sighting on the Urban Canid Project, or share photos or tweets at @UWMadScience on Twitter and Instagram.

Spring Student Organization Fair

Didn’t have a chance to attend the student org fair this fall, it’s back again this spring. Stop on by the Kohl Center to find some great groups to join and meet new people. With over 900 different options, there is sure to be something for you.

A social media journey through 2017… in red and white

UW–Madison was proud to engage with so many students, alumni and friends throughout 2017 through social media.  Our accounts wouldn’t be possible without you. Through some of our most popular Tweets and Instagrams, we look back at 2017.