Wisconsin Experience Bus Trip

Are you a student leader on campus and interested in meeting like-minded students and traveling throughout the state? Apply by Friday, March 16, to be one of the 35 students on the 2018 Wisconsin Experience Bus Trip.

Award-winning ensemble explores contemporary classical music

Sound Out Loud is a six-person music ensemble that includes four UW–Madison doctoral music students. The group uses live electronics, experimental techniques, and instruments and musical styles from the Middle East to Asia to create contemporary classical music — a style that has limited opportunities for performance.

GreenHouse community gives students hands-on learning opportunities

Alan Turnquist manages the GreenHouse on the rooftop of Leopold Residence Hall. This hands-on learning environment allows students to explore sustainability and agricultural systems.

Six outstanding women of color to be honored Feb. 22

The women being honored as Outstanding Women of Color include a history professor who researches slavery and racism, an artist whose work explores the experience of first-generation immigrants and a nursing graduate student who helps underserved patient populations. Related: New scholarship to honor longtime PEOPLE director.

WUD Music provided student a place to grow

Katy Lang started her time at UW as an overwhelmed freshman wandering through the student organization fair and ended it booking 1,200-seat shows for the Wisconsin Union Directorate. Read more about how being a part of the WUD Music Committee changed Lang’s college experience.

Student wins Marshall Scholarship for graduate education

Phoenix Rice-Johnson was one of 43 Marshall Scholars from across the country. She plans to use her scholarship money to pursue a master’s in public policy, pursing voting rights research. She was one of three students from her Hawaii high school to attend a university on the “mainland.”

ASM leader lost lots of elections, but didn’t lose heart

ASM Outreach Director Yogev Ben-Yitschak lost a lot of elections before he became outreach director. “I had these three years of all downhill, but I kept going,” Yogev says. Despite failures, he learned one important thing: how to #CarryOnBadger.

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.”