Campus Life Spotlight

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.

Tips for scoring high on your exams

Happy last day of class! Now it’s time to get into the finals mode. Here are a few tips as you prepare for your upcoming exams. For starters: create a study schedule, get some sleep and eat a good breakfast. May the curve be in your favor!

Remembering a season of cheering, singing, dancing and winning at Camp Randall

The Big Ten championship game was a heartbreaker, but the Badgers still had an amazing run. Take a look back at some of our favorite moments at Camp Randall this season. Then, looking ahead, check out all you’ll need to know about the upcoming Orange Bowl game.

And this is it: Badgers play for Big 10 trophy, College Football Playoff berth

With Paul Bunyan’s Axe in hand, the Badgers head into the Big Ten Championship against Ohio State. And the stakes are high: A win would put Wisconsin into the College Football Playoff for the first time ever.

A look back: Enough turkey for everyone

Plenty of turkey was served to students on campus 70 years ago. On Thanksgiving 1947, UW-Madison chef Carson Gulley poses with his chefs and a number of roast turkeys for Thanksgiving.