Stories indexed under: Student life

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  • 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.
  • UW's Relay for Life on April 11 will help fight cancer April 7, 2014 Participating in a Relay For Life event, like the one set for UW-Madison on April 11, is a way to take action and help finish the fight against cancer.
  • Busing to Dallas Fan excitement builds for Badgers' trek to the Final Four April 4, 2014 Sleeping. That’s what Kate Roeder would usually be doing at 6 a.m. Fridays.
  • Prevention steps encouraged after mumps diagnosis on campus April 3, 2014 University Health Services (UHS) has confirmed that three UW-Madison students have recently been diagnosed with mumps. The cases don’t appear to be connected and UHS is working with public health officials to monitor the situation.
  • ASM Green Fund applications available to students March 5, 2014 University of Wisconsin-Madison student organizations may now apply to receive funding for sustainability-related projects on campus from the newly created Associated Students of Madison Sustainability Committee Green Fund for Fall 2014.
  • Water polo play Club water polo melds aspects of several sports March 4, 2014 For those interested in finding out more about campus water polo, the men’s club is hosting its own invitational March 8-9 at the South East Recreational Facility.
  • NSSE logo Student engagement survey: Turning the focus on the UW experience Feb. 26, 2014 There are times when UW-Madison finds itself under the figurative lens of a research study. In this case, it’s a national survey directed towards freshmen and seniors – asking for their candid and confidential thoughts on their experiences at UW.
  • 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.
  • Update: No changes to Winter Commencement plans Dec. 22, 2013 The Winter Commencement ceremony will take place as scheduled at the Kohl Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 10 a.m. Extra crews have worked through the night to clear nearby sidewalks and plow parking lots.