The Distinguished Lecture Series and the LGBT Campus Center presented “This Filthy World: An Evening with John Waters” Thursday, a 90-minute stand-up comedy routine by the famous director.
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Steven Levitan, the producer, writer and creator of the comedy show “Modern Family,” visited campus Thursday as one of a series of alumni speakers. Using charm viewers would find on the hit television show, he spoke and answered questions about his life achievements that got him to where he is.
“You are beautiful.”
A UW-Madison alumna who became a “social entrepreneur” in India after a year abroad will deliver the winter commencement speech, according to a Wednesday university press release.
The UW Police Department issued a release Tuesday denouncing a recent proposed bill that would allow concealed carry on UW campus grounds and inside buildings, saying the change could put people at risk.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced the winners of its annual Innovation Awards Tuesday, according to a university release.
In light of the recent shootings at Umpqua Community College in Oregon and Northern Arizona University, UW-Madison Police Department Chief Susan Riseling informed students about the university’s preventative measures in a Monday email.
After an April 2015 earthquake tore through Nepal, killing more than 9,000 people and flattening entire villages, UW-Madison medical student Eric Moffet felt compelled to help.
UW-Madison administration recently met with Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell to clarify the current voter ID process for students.The university has offered a separate, free voter ID card for UW-Madison students since 2012, Executive Director of University Communications at UW-Madison John Lucas said in a Sunday email.
With art supplies scattered everywhere, a group of 16 young girls worked on four different art projects Friday as part of an attempt by the Gender and Women’s Studies Department to educate girls about media literacy, body image and empowerment.
They’re here. They’re not for dinner. Get used to it.Thanksgiving tidings have been spreading through the UW-Madison campus this week thanks to a few new avian visitors.
UW-Madison researchers found a better way to detect and treat cancer by utilizing two markers instead of one to target a common brain cancer, according to a Wednesday university news release.
Playing sports is a crucial component to the childhood of countless people, a source for wonderful memories throughout one’s youth.
With the first round of midterms under way, and libraries beginning to fill with anxious note card flippers and coffee-fueled all-nighters, many students are just now feeling the sting of getting distracted in class, as they realize all they missed while their eyes were glued to their phone screens.Pocket Points, an app launched this semester at UW-Madison, aims to eliminate that problem by rewarding students for keeping their phones locked during class.
The UW-Madison School of Education and the UW Center for Investigating Healthy Minds received a $10 million gift Tuesday from 1958 UW-Madison alumna Dorothy “Dottie” Jones King and husband Robert “Bob” Eliot King, who made the donation to recruit faculty that focus on children and their well-being.The university, which is a front-runner in research on mental training strategies and cultivating the healthy minds of children, said it plans to use this money to recruit experienced faculty and continue the research of the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds.Chancellor Rebecca Blank said she understands the importance this gift has on not only the university, but the state of Wisconsin.“The University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been involved in research to improve the lives of children, and this gift helps us continue to pursue groundbreaking research in this area,” Blank said in a university news release.The King’s gift will support the matching gift set up by John and Tashia Morgridge.
Community organizer Dayna Long met with area residents Monday to reflect on the “Take Back the Bike Path” protest that took place just over two weeks ago.
Congratulations! You have all survived the beginning of another school year at UW-Madison. For freshmen, that meant waiting in line until your calf-high sock tan lines fade just to board the elevator on move-in day. For others, it meant lingering on that treacherous intersection on Charter Street to see if you could score some free tuition. And, for some, the new school year meant Greek recruitment.
This fall, 6,270 new freshmen began calling UW-Madison home, contributing to a fall 2015 total enrollment of 43,405 students, a slight increase from 2014, according to a university release.
A 15-year-old Hawkeye fan was attacked by a Badger fan after the Wisconsin loss to Iowa Saturday, according to a UW-Madison Police Department incident report.
A reported aggravated assault and strong-arm robbery occurred Sept. 30 in a university residence hall, according to a UW-Madison Police Department incident report.