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Beau Meyer

German playwright Bertolt Brecht would likely approve of UW-Madison theater department’s visually and thematically stunning production of “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui.” more

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No matter how real virtual reality might seem, humans don’t view it as reality, UW-Madison researchers find. more

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John Valley, a UW-Madison geologist, has helped identify evidence of life that existed 3.5 billion years ago. more

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The Republican-controlled Legislature has stripped funding from UW-Madison for years, so it figures that, politically, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank needed to find private funding to cover tuition for lower-income Wisconsin families. more

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UW-Madison’s HEX-U program connects undergraduate humanities students with local organizations to partner on creative projects that benefit the community. In its second year, the program has room to grow. more

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In a new era of radio, WSUM’s future is coming in loud and clear. The UW-Madison students station plans to add a second online music stream. more

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Bryce Richter/UW-Madison

Karen Oberhauser, the new director of UW-Madison’s Arboretum, hopes to expand the facility’s citizen research. She’s the first permanent director since 2012. more

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Judy Pfaff and Tandem Press

Tandem Press has a stellar national reputation as a professional art press. But after three decades, the press will expand to open its own gallery on Commercial Avenue. more

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Kirsten Schmitt/Milwaukee Brewer

Local athletes provided many reasons for optimism in a tumultuous year in sports. From UW basketball to a La Follette wheelchair track and field star, we recap it all for you. more

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Wesley Winterink/UW Athletics

UW Volleyball faces stiff competition on the way to the national championship. First, a repeat matchup against Stanford offers the Badgers a second chance. more

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If the Senate’s tax reform goes into effect, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank estimates the school would have to pay taxes on $1-2 million in revenue each year, reducing the amount it spends on scholarships for low-income students. more

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Thomas DeVillers

It’s become a familiar sight at UW-Madison’s Union South and Memorial Union: long lines at restaurants. Some of the largest employers on campus currently have hundreds of unfilled student-worker positions, despite a concerted recruitment effort. more

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David Michael Miller

The renovation of the Catholic Center was conservative Bishop Robert Morlino ’s opportunity to build a big, lasting billboard hovering over the center of the famously liberal UW campus and he took every inch of his opportunity. more

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UW-Madison embraces quidditch, an invention from the Harry Potter novels. It’s so popular there’s even Midwest regional championships, and it’s coming to Breese Stevens. more

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John Wolf and Heiner Giese

It was a transformative event that shaped UW-Madison and the entire community. Now, 50 years later, people who witnessed the Dow Chemical protest are preserving their memories through an oral history project. more

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David Michael Miller

Troy Vosseller, Madison’s startup wunderkind, argues two things would unleash entrepreneurs in Wisconsin: getting rid of non-compete clauses and beefing up the UW-Madison’s computer science program. more

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When it comes to voting, UW-Madison students have regularly reigned Big Ten champs. But UW-Madison’s prospect for holding onto that voting title has been significantly handicapped by the state’s new voter ID law. more

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According to an annual report from the UW-Madison Police Department, hate crime reports on campus property surged in 2016, jumping from two in 2015 to 20 last year. There were no reports of hate crimes on campus property in either 2013 or 2014. more

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Greg Anderson/UW Athletics

The fifth-ranked UW volleyball team dropped a five-set thriller to No. 23 Michigan State but then bounced back to sweep No. 20 Michigan. more

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Lauren Justice

The UW-Madison’s Trans Research Lab has no physical space, a budget that consists only of grant money, and only recently launched a website. Nevertheless, the lab is pioneering transgender studies and attracting researchers to the university. more

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    Bryce Richter / UW-Madison

    The Brooklyn Jumbies workshop in Lathrop Hall at UW-Madison, Feb. 28, 2015.

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    Bryce Richter

    Dancers in a workshop hosted by Laura Anderson Barbata prepare for STRUT!