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What Makes a Badger? The Wisconsin Experience Series

Part Two: Badgers’ Purposeful Action Contributes to the Common Good In our second of a four-part series exploring the Wisconsin Experience, we explore how Badgers work toward something bigger than themselves — and address two national problems in one resourceful way. Every week, Badgers descend upon the UW–Madison campus in search…

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  • Message of Support and Campus Safety Update

    The following message comes from UW–Madison Police Department Chief of Police Kristen Roman, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer LaVar Charleston, and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor: We …

  • Campus, community celebrate Pride Month

    In June 1969, the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan led by queer and trans people against police harassment was a catalyst for the Gay Rights Movement in the United States. Today Pride Month has grown and …

  • Jennifer Mnookin named Chancellor

    Mnookin brings deep experience, wide perspective Every incoming University of Wisconsin–Madison leader professes to understand the Wisconsin Idea, the guiding principle that the activities of the university should have a positive and lasting impact on …

  • Hundreds gather for historic unveiling of the Divine Nine Garden Plaza

    Hundreds of current and alumni members of the fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, also known as the Divine Nine, and their many supporters gathered on May 7 for the unveiling of the Divine …

  • Managing Summer Sublets

    At this time of year, many students are planning for summer, including subletting their campus-area rented rooms and apartments while they’re away. Finding someone to sublet a student’s rental might be a good option, but …

  • Student Spotlight: Q&A with University Veteran Services

    UW–Madison’s University Veteran Services office supports military-connected students by fostering personal transitions and the pursuit of academic success. Their office serves students in three key ways: education benefits, student success, and advocacy. Recently, staff at …

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