Bucky on Parade feature: Angie Contreras

“Goodnight Bucky,” one of 85 Bucky Badger statues designed for the public art project Bucky on Parade, was painted by artist self-described “city person” Angie Contreras who said she tried to capture the camping and natural resources core to Wisconsin’s DNA.

High school, middle school students come to campus to learn

You’ve probably noticed all the younger students on campus during the summer. There’s the summer music clinic drawing 400 junior high school students. And the stem cell summer camp teaches high school kids the latest in this burgeoning area of science.

Get creative on The Terrace in the Art Zone

The Terrace Art Zone begins tonight! Make arts and crafts with Wheelhouse Studios on Wednesday evenings this summer — it’s the perfect way to relax, get your creativity flowing and enjoy a sunset on The Terrace.

Bucky on Parade artist feature: Christy Grace

Learn more about the artist Christy Grace, the designer of Celestial Bucky, as part of our weekly series featuring the Bucky on Parade statues on campus. You can find her Bucky high on a hill overlooking Lake Mendota, in a perfect spot for star-gazing.

Bucky on Parade artist feature: Dan Gardiner

In the first installment of a weekly Q&A series with the artists of the Bucky on Parade statues, read about Dan Gardiner’s long history as an artist and the process behind painting a life-sized statue of the iconic mascot.

Remodeled Grainger Hall commons now open

The School of Business’s computer lab on the first floor and the business library on the second and third floors have been transformed into a 35,000-square-foot Learning Commons. The space has cozier seating, more outlets and splashes of Badger red.

LGBT Campus Center to change name

After careful consideration and feedback from the campus community, the LGBT Campus Center will change its name to the Gender and Sexuality Campus Center, with the tagline: “Supporting LGBTQ+ students and their communities.” The new name will emphasize that their space doesn’t require labels or binaries.

VIDEO: YouW profile of Pachia Xiong — a passion for medicine

Meet sophomore Pachia Xiong. She became interested in medicine at a young age when her brother was sick. She is now majoring in neurobiology and on track for pre-medicine.

Awards galore: Students win Goldwater, Truman, Soros scholarships

UW juniors Roger Waleffe and Nathan Wang were awarded prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarships. Senior Jordan Madden received a Truman Scholarship. And HaoYang (Carl) Jiang was named one of 30 recipients of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

Photo: Grainger Hall

Seniors named to list of the nation’s best & brightest business majors

Poets & Quants recently recognized the nation’s 100 best business majors, including two from UW-Madison. They are Tan Bui from Annandale, Virginia, who is studying finance and accounting, and Lexi Pae from Racine, who is studying management and human resources.