At approximately 12:16 a.m. last Friday, UW-Madison first year Kyle Montgomery lightly tossed a white, regulation-sized pingpong ball across an eight-foot-long table and into a red cup on the other end without a bounce.The completion—a first for the freshman—had a trajectory which caused the bill to spin around the rim of the cup before splashing into the water which filled the bottom fourth of the cup.“I just made that cup!” exclaimed Montgomery, just loud enough to be heard over the blaring of Fetty Wap’s “Trap Queen.” “This is my first time doing this.
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John and Tashia Morgridge, 1955 graduates of UW-Madison and longstanding donors to the university, recently matched $125 million in funds for fully-endowed professorships and chairs.
With the Economic Policy Institute reporting that chief executive officers of companies earn on average three times more than they did 20 years ago and 303 times more than their employees, the American wealth gap is growing.
UW-Madison students flooded Badger Volunteers registration this weekend, with more than 500 students signing up within the first 24 hours.
Funding for fully-endowed professorships, chairs and distinguished chairs at UW-Madison has reached nearly $250 million following John and Tashia Morgridge’s donation challenge to alumni last November, according to a Tuesday press release.
UW-Madison officials have said an amendment passed Friday banning the use of fetal tissue could hamper research efforts.
Nearly 5,000 UW-Madison students currently receive aid from the Federal Perkins Loan.
The UW-Madison Police Department sent a crime notice Sunday alerting students to a sexual assault on campus. The reported assault occurred early Sunday morning in a university residence hall.
UW-Madison Professor Ned Kalin will accept an award for his research in mental illness.
As classes began Wednesday, more than 2,000 undergraduate students filed into crowded lecture sections of Chemistry 103, one of the largest courses at UW-Madison. Making classes like these feel smaller is the goal of a new campus-wide initiative aimed at enriching student learning.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., visited his alma mater Monday to help a family move into Sellery Hall and reminisce about his days as a Badger.As a freshman at UW-Madison 44 years ago, Feingold left his room at Sellery Hall to make way for a friend of his roommate.
The UW-Madison campus, spanning more than 930 acres of land and several zip codes, is home to many places that act as epicenters of campus life while drawing students together with the local community. Between the two student unions, more than 40 libraries and countless other popular spots, student life centers around the signature places that make up campus.
Gov. Scott Walker signed the biennial state budget in Waukesha July 12, revealing the exact effects it will have on the UW-Madison community.
Now that summer recess has kicked in, UW-Madison chemistry professor Earl Schweigert can finally commit more than three days a week toward his primary hobby and passion: fishing.
The UW System Board of Regents centered Thursday meeting discussion around a recent update to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed state budget, which included a detailed description of a multiple-request motion passed during the May 29 Joint Finance Committee meeting.
Camp Randall Stadium swelled with anticipation as watchful eyes turned to the intimidating cloud coverage Saturday morning and soon-to-be graduates compulsively checked the weather forecast.
UW-Madison Police Department officers tasered and arrested a man on the Memorial Union Terrace Wednesday afternoon.
Patrick Sims has been chosen as UW-Madison's vice provost and chief diversity office.
UW-Madison’s chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity was terminated Wednesday following multiple consecutive suspensions, according to a university release.