Campus Life

Transplanted Badgers give back to campus

Two sons of the Konner family from New York went to UW-Madison, and they thrived as Badgers. Now their parents have established a fund to support the College of Letters & Science Career Initiative and its signature course, Taking Initiative.

Photo: Overhead view of students in lecture hall

Major decision

Geography or journalism? English or environmental studies? At the Majors Fair on Oct. 18, students explored the possibilities on the menu of college life. Here’s what a few L&S students were considering.

Photo: students under tree at Warner Park

Gain real-world experience. Earn course credit. Give back.

Learning doesn’t have to be limited to the classroom. The listing of 40+ spring 2017 Service Learning courses can be found here. These courses get students involved in a hands-on project with a local community partner.

A bold climb that changed the world

Bree Newsome climbed up a pole and removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House on June 17, 2015. She talked to students about activism in Chadbourne Hall this afternoon and this evening at Gordon Dining & Event Center.

Video: the Terrace is BACK!

Grab a chair and soak up the sun on the historic Memorial Union Terrace. Through rainy days, crowds and, yes, construction, the Terrace has remained a favorite spot for anyone looking to enjoy sunny day or beautiful evening.

Scholarships help students make the most of Summer Term

Meet some of the 225 high-achieving undergraduates who will use scholarships to advance their academic and professional careers. Related: You could join them! Click here to learn more about classes and other resources to make the most of your summer.

Creative innovation on tap at New Arts Venture Challenge

Pitches to investors aren’t just for science, business and technology. A group of UW-Madison student arts entrepreneurs recently competed for funds to bring their vision to life.

Wisconsin Idea Fellowships awarded to nine student projects

In their 18th year, the fellowships award projects presented by 15 UW-Madison students, ranging from those addressing issues in Madison and around Wisconsin to efforts in Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uganda.

Undergraduate Symposium showcases new student research

Want to see the next generation of research in action? More than 500 student presenters came together last week to showcase their creativity, achievement, research and service learning.

Make your voice heard on campus climate — even if you’re graduating

UW wants to hear your best ideas to foster healthy community. Graduating undergrads and grads can participate in a paid focus group to help out. Related: Submit proposals to be funded by the university Read more »