A wide view of the Madison skyline featuring Monona Terrace and the Capitol building in the background.
Photo by Cassius Callender

5 Parent Pro Tips for UW Family Weekend

There’s so much to love about Madison in the fall—including watching the city come alive as UW-Madison students return to campus. If your own student has been too busy to follow up on your not-so-subtle “call me” hints and texts, fall also brings a don’t-miss tradition that will help you…

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Madison's Quirky Love for Flamingos

In the fall of 1979, Madison was the site of the largest known migration of plastic flamingos in recorded history. On September 4, University of Wisconsin students and staff, trudged their way to class and were stunned to see that more than 1,000 plastic flamingos had descended upon the iconic…

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