In his freshman year, pole vaulter Rashid Coulibaly managed to boost his personal best by an astonishing 2 feet, 7 1/2 inches. See how he did it.
Freshman pole vaulter Rashid Coulibaly is already achieving remarkable feats for UW’s track and field team, tying for third-best outdoor vault in UW’s record book at 17 feet, 6½ inches. Learn more about this promising freshman who added 2 feet, 7½ inches to his vault in just five months.
Go Big Read, the UW-Madison campus common-reading program, selected “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance for the 2017 -18 year. In the book, Vance tells the story of what it feels like to be born into a region and class that has experienced serious economic disruption.
Flamingos on Bascom, the Statue of Liberty sunk in Lake Mendota and boating races in Camp Randall. The fertile imagination of Leon Varjian and the “Pail & Shovel” political party that transformed campus in the 1970s will be honored at an exhibition at Memorial Union starting Saturday.
Satya Chima has joined the UW-Madison Dean of Students Office as bias response and advocacy coordinator. She will assist and support students in addressing incidents of bias and hate both on and off campus.
The Badger Caring Closet works to ease the financial burden of daily necessities by providing supplies at no cost to students in need. It has everything from clothing to notebooks to shampoo.
Three candidates will visit campus soon to interview for the Assistant Dean and Director of International Student Services position. Each candidate will have a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer session, and all students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend.
History major Tristan Krause is finding clues to the history of ancient Rome in an unusual place: tombstone inscriptions. Krause is researching a Roman legionary cemetery in Apamea, Syria, that contains more than 100 tombstones dating from roughly 195 to 250.