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Founders’ Day 2018
Was the University of Wisconsin founded in 1848 or 1849?
Catch up on the UW Now Livestream event on February 2 featuring Nam C. Kim, Young Mie Kim, and Kristyn Masters.
How many students graduated in the UW’s first class?
Celebrate Founders’ Day by viewing this drone video of the UW-Madison campus!
Everything about Allan “Bud” Selig ’56 is larger than life.
The Founders’ Day tradition is evolving and growing.
March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, Mayflowers bring pilgrims. But let’s not forget th...
Check out this UW Founders Day magazine cover from 1928.
Some things have changed in the last century of celebrating Founders’ Day season. University of Wisconsin alumni and alumnae (that’s male — or a mi...
UW-Madison researchers are discovering the oddities that make Wisconsin English unique among Upper Midwestern dialects.