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Local Badger Hangouts

A Wisconsin Alumni Association Chapter

Our purpose is to build an inclusive local community of UW alumni and supporters united by Badger pride, spirit, and the desire to advance UW–Madison’s positive impact on the world.

WAA Stories


In the 1950s and 1960s, UW living units rivaled the parade with their creative displays of Homecoming spirit.
In the early years of UW Homecoming celebrations, students competed to show the most spirit by decorating their homes to show their...


UW Homecoming week is October 25–30. Learn more about all the in-person and online events — and continue the tradition.