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Throwback Thursday #FoundersDay

Check out this UW Founders Day magazine cover from 1928.

February 05, 2015

Happy Founders' Day! UW's very first class of just 20 students was held on February 5, 1849, in a small building near the Capitol Square. Here's a cover of January 1928 issue of the Wisconsin Alumni Association magazine (now Badger Insider), featuring Founders' Day.

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