Spotlight

UW-Madison ranked #1 for semester study abroad participation

This past year, 2,224 Badgers studied abroad – a four percent increase from the year prior, pushing UW-Madison to the #1 ranking. 56 percent of the students who studied abroad did so for at least a semester. Learn more

Internships in Africa offer ‘priceless knowledge’

This past summer, UW–Madison students were doing internships all across the African continent. Hear from two students about their experiences in South Africa and Uganda, then learn more about how you could intern abroad in Africa.

Following after father, UW junior works as exec at fashion company

Latico Leathers is a family leather goods company run, in part, by UW junior Olivia Schreiber. Schreiber is following in the footsteps of her father, who started Latico when he was a few years older than she, 30 years ago. Read more about her line “Latico by Liv.”

Video: First generation pharmacy student talks challenges of transition

As a first generation pharmacy student, Joanna Adamiec had to face additional challenges when she first came to school. Hear Adamiec talk about how the Working Class Student Union helped her with transitioning into life as a college student.

Free tickets available for Cap Times Idea Fest

A limited number of free tickets to the Cap Times Idea Fest, Sept. 16-17, featuring 60+ notable speakers including author David Maraniss and the top editor of the Washington Post, are available to UW students. Register using the promo code IdeaFestUWMadison.

Photo: The words "We the" on the U.S. Constitution

We the People — are going to celebrate Constitution Day

Constitution Day is Sept. 17, and UW-Madison has prepared a schedule of events to honor one of our founding documents, including a panel discussion on James Madison and the Constitutional Legacy.

The White House

UW student interns at the White House

From studying abroad to interning across the world, UW–Madison students have had some amazing opportunities this summer. As a White House intern, UW engineering student Collin Doerflinger was there at the signing of an executive order to revive the National Space Council. Read Doerflinger’s account of this historic moment.

UW-Madison ranks No. 1 for ‘best health services’

University Health Services was recognized as the best health services in the nation for the second year in a row, according to the Princeton Review. UHS beat out 381 other colleges and universities across the country.

UW junior is a champion baton twirler — she’s also legally blind in her left eye

Tara Harris is the current College Miss Majorette of Wisconsin, and has several other baton-twirling championships. And she’s done it even though she’s legally blind in her left eye, which limits her ability to see in three dimensions.

Video: ‘One day I will be a pharmacist’

Pharmacy student Kimberly Ludwig, a Native American woman from Seering, Wisconsin, learned the importance of helping people at an early age. After she gets her degree, she plans to return home and work for a tribal community pharmacy — a place where she thinks she can make a difference.