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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.

 

Badgers get innovative: Eight students and their summer research

Summer is a time for learning in the lab as well as the classroom. Eight students share what they’re working on, from treating autism to robotic reading tutors.

Badgers get innovative: Eight students and their summer research

While most of us think of summer as a time for fun, it’s also an important time for UW students to do research. This year, UW-Madison awarded $2,000 research scholarships to 35 students taking Summer Term courses. From developing reading robots to treating autism, find out what eight Badgers will be researching this summer.

Two women’s rowing crews take home silver

At the 2017 Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships this past Sunday, the women’s lightweight rowing teams won second-place in the lightweight four and lightweight double sculls events. UW claimed fourth in the lightweight eight.

Club Basketball teams battle to win at nationals

The Division of Recreational Sports and the University of Wisconsin-Madison were well represented at the 2017 NIRSA National Basketball Championships hosted by Ohio State University April 29-30.

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Event to honor students who passed away this year

On May 5, UW-Madison will honor students who passed away during the summer and this academic year during a memorial performance at 1 p.m. at Muir Knoll.

Students on the Streets: Sleep Loss

Video: Cynthia Liu went out on the street to ask students about the longest time they’ve gone without sleep and came back with some interesting and varying answers. Yay college, right?