Campus Life Spotlight

A pedestrian walks across Bascom Hill toward Science Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a winter snowstorm with whiteout conditions on March 1, 2016. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

A look back: Campus looks great in both white and green

We’re nearing the end of 2016, and a pictorial look back shows a year full of inspiring moments. These photographs, selected by University Communications photographers Jeff Miller and Bryce Richter, are a collection of their favorite Moments in Time for the year.

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Watch Team UW compete in Ninja Madness Sweet 16

Three UW students — “Science Ninja” Zach Kemmerer, pole vaulter Taylor Amann and “R.A. Ninja” Andrew Philibeck — will compete vs. Maryland in Team Ninja Warrior College Madness, airing at 7 p.m. on Dec. 13 on Esquire Network. Viewing party info here and here.

 

A group of students with Chef Carson Gulley, before they headed to the 1953 Rose Bowl game against USC.

What’ll it be — Rose, or Peach perhaps?

The Badgers will square off Saturday against the Penn State Nittany Lions for the Big 10 Championship. At stake will be a spot in the Rose Bowl, or perhaps even a semifinal bowl in the college football playoff — Peach or Fiesta. Here’s how to get tickets and a look at the Badger bowl history.

 

UW-Madison Chef Carson Gulley poses with his chefs and a number of roast turkeys to be served to students around Thanksgiving time in 1947.

The Weekly quiz: Birds served on campus

This week, in the weekly quiz, we’ll give you a break on a fresh question, and instead just revel in the tryptophan-filled history of Thanksgiving at UW-Madison.

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The Weekly quiz — What’s going on here?

With Thanksgiving break coming up, this week’s quiz reaches again into UW-Madison’s past. Where was this photo taken, and why so many turkeys? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu. Then click to see the answer to last week’s question.

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The Weekly quiz — where was this building?

On this campus, some things stay the same, but most things change. Here is a building being torn down in 1956 at a prominent spot. Do you know what building it was, and what’s being built there now? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu. Then click to see the answer to last week’s question.

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Vintage bottles of moonshine were found within the walls of the Memorial Union during the building’s renovation.

The Weekly quiz – Where’d they find these?

You never know what’s hidden in the walls of historic buildings on campus. Take these very vintage bottles of booze, for instance. Can you guess where they were found during recent renovations? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu Then click to see the answer to last week’s question.

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The Weekly quiz — where is this??

For this week’s Weekly quiz, tell us where these profound words are carved. Do you know which building? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu. You could win free stuff! Click to see the answer to last week’s question.
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The Weekly quiz: Where is this bear?

For this week’s Weekly quiz, tell us where this polar bear makes his home. Do you know which building you can see it in? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu. You could win free stuff! Click to see the answer to last week’s question.

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The Weekly quiz: Where is this??

For this week’s Weekly quiz, we found this old clock — but on a relatively new building. Do you know which building it’s on? Bonus question: Do you know where the clock used to be? Email the answer to theweekly@uc.wisc.edu. You could win free stuff! Click to see the answer to last week’s question.

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