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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

Nov 16, 2017 5:00 AM News

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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

Oct 31, 2017 5:00 AM Citizen Dave 12 Comments

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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

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

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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

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM News

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

Oct 26, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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

Oct 19, 2017 5:00 AM News

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

Oct 4, 2017 10:48 AM News 1 Comments

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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

Sep 28, 2017 5:00 AM Sports

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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

Sep 21, 2017 5:00 AM NEWS

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James Gill

The first arts-related project funded by the UW2020 project, the new Electro-Acoustic Research Space at UW-Madison is an experimental playground for electronic musicians of all levels more

Sep 14, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

After Dan Levitis and his wife had two devastating miscarriages, he wondered how human reproduction, a process with such a high error rate, has persisted. He also wondered whether the high percentage of failures was limited to humans. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM News

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James Gill

“Production camp” for UW-Madison’s swing choir involves 12- and 14-hour days of grueling rehearsal for 18 days straight. The hard work will make every move look effortless for the group’s 50th anniversary show. more

Sep 7, 2017 5:00 AM Snapshot

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

From academic advisors to athletic trainers to nutritionists, it takes a whole village to support the more than 800 student-athletes at UW-Madison. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

Amy Gilman, the new director of the Chazen Museum of Art, wants to help the museum stretch in new directions. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM A & E

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David Stluka/UW Athletics

Notre Dame may be the home of Rudy, but Wisconsin football is where walk-ons really thrive. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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WHS 70856

Millions of people have passed through Camp Randall, which celebrates its 100th birthday this year. It’s the oldest stadium in the Big Ten. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

According to Bovada’s Las Vegas Superbook’s college football odds, the Badgers have a 20 to 1 chance of winning the 2018 National Championship — the same as Michigan and Penn State. Getting there won’t be easy, but it could sure be fun. more

Aug 31, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 1 Comments

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

UW-Madison’s innovative First Wave hip-hop scholarship program is undergoing a restructuring, say officials. Scholars and alumni react with mixed feelings to the news that the program will not welcome a 2018-19 cohort. more

Aug 18, 2017 4:30 PM MUSIC 2 Comments

A UW summer course explores the many facets of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s game-changing musical “Hamilton.” more

Aug 17, 2017 5:00 AM Stage

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Thomas Yonash

Ace Hillard never quite fit in at UW-Madison. But joining a sorority changed all that. A transgender man, Hillard says his closest support system on campus has always come from his sorority sisters. more

Aug 10, 2017 5:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 2 Comments

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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!