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  • Photo: Amy DeJong and Maya Warren Badger duo experiences an amazing summer on ‘The Amazing Race’ Sept. 19, 2014 Amy DeJong and Maya Warren had a truly epic summer, but they can't tell you about it.
  • Photo: Wendy Crone Crone set to guide Graduate School into new era Sept. 18, 2014 This past week, Interim Dean Wendy Crone took time to answer a few questions about the mission and priorities of the Graduate School in its new configuration.
  • Seasonal flu shots available soon for UW students, employees Sept. 17, 2014 Flu season will soon be upon us and every year, UW-Madison sees its share of influenza. University Health Services (UHS) strongly recommends that all students, faculty and staff get their flu shot. It's the single best protection against the flu.
  • Parents' Weekend Parents’ Weekend to bring campus to life for Badger parents Sept. 16, 2014 Friday afternoon lectures, Friday evening activities, Saturday morning pregame tailgates, Sunday strolls around campus. What may sound like a standard fall weekend for UW-Madison students will soon be experienced by their parents. From Friday through Sunday, Sept. 19-21, campus will host the annual Parents’ Weekend, formally introducing parents to the staples of campus life.
  • Wisconsin Science Festival Wisconsin Science Festival to celebrate scientific discovery, community Sept. 11, 2014 Thousands of visitors, young and old, will have the chance to indulge their “inner scientist” during the 2014 Wisconsin Science Festival, with more than 20 communities statewide joining Madison in the event. Now in its fourth year, the festival will be held from Oct. 16-19.
  • Recent sightings: The W Project Sept. 5, 2014 More than a thousand students gather in the stands and learn traditional "fifth quarter" songs before flowing onto the football field at Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to form the shape of the letter "W" as part of the W Project on Sept. 4, 2014.
  • Geography 101 in Science Hall Recent sightings: Back to school Sept. 2, 2014 UW-Madison's campus was back in full action Sept. 2 for the first day of fall classes.
  • Photo: Chancellor Blank speaks to incoming freshmen and transfer students Recent sightings: Chancellor's Convocation Aug. 29, 2014 The Chancellor's Convocation, a Wisconsin Welcome event for incoming freshmen and transfer students, was held Friday, Aug. 29, at the Kohl Center. It highlighted a theme fundamental to the university: service.
  • Jeff Novak New director right at home — literally — in University Housing Aug. 28, 2014 The mission statement of University Housing really resonated with Jeff Novak: “Be the place where everyone wants to live” — to the point where “everyone” includes Novak himself. Novak has been on campus for just a few weeks, but he is already feeling at home in his new position as director of University Housing for UW-Madison.
  • Soyeon Shim UW-Madison dean helps with study on young adults’ financial well being June 30, 2014 The majority of young adults are struggling to achieve financial security in their transition from college to adulthood, according to the latest report from a longitudinal study.
  • Outside of Tripp Hall On-campus housing gets high marks from residents June 23, 2014 Annual surveys of on-campus residents consistently tell of an overwhelmingly positive experience no matter which of the 19 residence halls in which they lived.
  • Photo: Joshua Moon Johnson Moon Johnson named director of Multicultural Student Center June 10, 2014 Joshua Moon Johnson, director of LGBT Services and the Non-Traditional Resource Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara has been named assistant dean of students and director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Multicultural Student Center (MSC).
  • 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.
  • Dancing at Revelry Recent Sightings: Revelry May 4, 2014 Students dance to a concert by rapper G-Eazy as he performs on the main stage outside the Memorial Union during the second annual Revelry Music and Arts Festival on May 3.
  • Move-out Volunteer during move-out at university residence halls April 30, 2014 As more than 7,400 students prepare to move out of the University Residence Halls, the UW-Madison Division of University Housing is asking for volunteers to help residents and their families repurpose or recycle items they no longer need
  • Newell Smith Hall Paul Evans led University Housing through renewal and growth April 29, 2014 Sometimes we choose our career, and sometimes a career chooses us. That may be the case with UW–Madison Housing Director Paul Evans, who first went to college with the idea of becoming a dentist, but next month leaves the university after 36 years, his entire career spent in housing.
  • Dance Department presents ‘Proximity’ April 25-26 April 24, 2014 This year's annual H'Doubler Student Concert “Proximity” will be performed at the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space in Lathrop Hall on April 25 at 8 p.m. and April 26 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Spikeball game Students drawn to the challenge of Spikeball April 23, 2014 Four players, two teams, one ball, a trampoline and 25 points to win – these are the key ingredients of a popular new sport.
  • Sleeping bag and filling Llama fur and entrepreneurship build a business April 16, 2014 Two University of Wisconsin-Madison students are bringing together collaborators on three continents to pursue their dream of building a sustainable sleeping bag.
  • 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.