Stories indexed under: Division of Student Life

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  • Berquam, Sims: UW offers Ferguson resources Nov. 24, 2014 We recognize that today’s grand jury decision about Officer Darren Wilson and the death of Michael Brown will spark a wide range of opinions and emotions in the UW-Madison community. Regardless of your view of the case, we know that it has been a traumatic few months in Ferguson, Missouri, and for many in our own Madison community. We offer our support to all UW students, faculty and staff, as well as those from Missouri.
  • Wiscard logo Preferred name available for Wiscard June 10, 2014 Students attending Student Orientation, Advising and Registration sessions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer have an opportunity to select a preferred name to be printed on their Wiscard, the official university identification card.
  • Lori Berquam Wisconsin Experience Bus Trip rolls out for the first time May 19, 2014 Twenty-eight University of Wisconsin-Madison undergraduates boarded a bus at the Memorial Union Monday morning bound for locations across Wisconsin.
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  • ROTC workouts at the Shell Veteran Services and Military Assistance Center opens at UW–Madison May 15, 2014 Student veterans and active-duty military members at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have a new resource to aid them to access state and federal benefits.
  • Jacqulene J. White In the classroom, lab and community, UW graduates excel May 12, 2014 This weekend's commencement marks a new beginning for students whose time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been a transformative experience.
  • Division of Student Life plans May 9 student memorial May 6, 2014 The Division of Student Life will remember UW-Madison students who passed away during the summer and 2013-14 academic year during a brief ceremony on Friday, May 9 at 1 p.m. at the Carillion Tower.
  • Berquam, Sims: Our view on 'UWNotFair' April 9, 2014 In recent days we have heard about a new effort by an out-of-state group that plans to legally challenge UW-Madison’s admissions policies. We strongly disagree and want to share our views on this topic.
  • Student Org Fair Recent Sightings: Getting organized Jan. 30, 2014 A member of the Badger Acts of Kindness student organization holds up a sign offering free hugs during the spring semester Student Organization Fair at the Kohl Center on Jan. 30.
  • Hot cocoa for students Recent Sightings: Cocoa and the cold Jan. 27, 2014 A steady stream of students come in from the subzero winter weather and grab a free hot cocoa being offered in the Bascom Hall rotunda on Jan. 27.
  • Recent Sightings: Masquerade Nov. 18, 2013 From the left, undergraduates Kai Zhuang Shum and Gwendolyn Chan, both from Malaysia, and Chine Chime, from Nigeria, dance as more than 100 people enjoy the BRIDGE masquerade prom at the University Club on Nov. 15. The student-run event was organized by the Building Relationships In Diverse Global Environment (BRIDGE) program in International Student Services (ISS).
  • Teach-in to help "Young Invincibles" select health insurance options Nov. 15, 2013 A teach-in on new health insurance options is designed to send students home for Thanksgiving with important information to discuss with their families.
  • Crisis fund helps students get back to normal Nov. 13, 2013 No one expects their home to go up in flames, but that’s what happened to the residents of the Casa Blanca Apartments on Sunday, Nov. 10. Some residents left their apartments unsure of when they would be able to return, or whether their possessions might be damaged beyond repair.
  • Fire on Old University Ave. displaces students Nov. 10, 2013 The Dean of Students’ Office is leading efforts to assist approximately 50 University of Wisconsin-Madison students affected by an overnight structural fire near campus.
  • Dean of Students Office responds to Lakelawn fire Sept. 11, 2013 After a structural fire in the Langdon St. neighborhood caused an estimated $125,000 in damage, the University of Wisconsin-Madison community is reaching out to assist those displaced by the fire.
  • Photo: Jessica Franco-Morales Savor the moment: Entering class of 2013 welcomed Aug. 30, 2013 Chancellor Rebecca Blank welcomed freshman and transfer students to campus Friday, advising them to take advantage of every opportunity about to come their way as members of the UW-Madison community.
  • Prefer “Bucky” to “Buckingham”? Update your contact info Aug. 30, 2013 The University recognizes that as a community many of its members use names other than their legal names to identify themselves. The University began a phased implementation of a preferred first and/or middle name policy that allows eligible students to indicate their preferred first name to the university community regardless of a legal name change.
  • Coming to Madison? Join a web chat for first-year students, parents Aug. 12, 2013 The UW–Madison Parent Program will host a live Web chat designed for parents of first-year students from noon–1:30 p.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
  • UW-Madison makes it easier to report incidents of hate, bias May 14, 2013 MADISON — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is taking steps to make it easier to report incidents of hate and bias, to further its commitment to a living, working and learning environment that is safe, inclusive and respectful.
  • Humans vs. Zombies alters Friday game plans April 19, 2013 Organizers of UW-Madison’s Humans vs. Zombies game have voluntarily proposed changes to the final round of play on Friday, April 19.