Let it fly

Latifa Barti lets her mortarboard fly.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 12 3:52 pm

Savor the view

Alicia Medina, Maggie Shuda and Lindsey Splinter savor the view of Lake Mendota.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 12 3:50 pm

Ready for your close-up

Sarah Hodapp snaps a selfie with Abe.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 12 3:49 pm

Terrace Time!

All week, flocks of soon-to-be graduates have covered campus, celebrating and capturing photos of this special time. Jason Hsu exults on the Memorial Union Terrace.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 12 3:44 pm

Keeping calm

At least one graduate had steady nerves ... or was trying to.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:43 pm

If you want to be a badger ...

Self-proclaimed 53-year-old Bucky mascot wannabe and nursing graduate Chris Jungkans near the Camp Randall Memorial Arch.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:41 pm

For the win

Communication arts graduate Danielle Maciver flashes the dub as she celebrates meeting her goal.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:38 pm

Go big red

Bucky high-tops make the outfit for one graduate hoofing it into the future.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:35 pm

Family affair

It's a family affair as a UW graduate poses for a photo at Camp Randall Memorial Park.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:29 pm

Self-aware

Commencement in the selfie stick era.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 4:25 pm

Diploma-cy

A proud grad shows off his reward for years of hard work.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 4:18 pm

Fashion statement

Individual fashion styles were on full display underneath the traditional graduation regalia.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 4:10 pm

Grad-itude

With appreciation, a tip of a graduate's hat to the proud parents.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 4:03 pm

Pedal power

One grad finds the best route to life after college is by bike — gown and all.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 3:58 pm

Banner day

Flag bearers make their way down the center aisle at the start of the commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 3:52 pm

All together now

The graduation ceremony was attended by approximately 5,800 bachelor's and master's degree candidates and thousands more of their guests.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 3:49 pm

Everybody jump

Graduates celebrate with one final "Jump Around."

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 3:47 pm

Hello, up there

A happy graduate spots a friendly face in the crowd.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 3:43 pm

When you say ...

Chancellor Rebecca Blank addresses the graduates and their families with a gesture of appreciation.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 3:39 pm

Katie speaks

Commencement speaker Katie Couric addresses the graduates and their families at UW-Madison's spring commencement ceremony.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 3:33 pm

Buckets list

UW graduates and basketball players Frank Kaminsky (center) and Josh Gasser (right) react to meeting journalist and commencement speaker Katie Couric.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 1:16 pm

Swish!!!

Graduates put their creativity on display with many decorated mortarboards, including this twist on a familiar slogan.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 1:13 pm

Field of dreams

Overview of graduates seated on the field. The commencement ceremony was attended by approximately 5,800 bachelor's and master's degree candidates.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 1:02 pm

Grandstanding

Guests in the stands look out at graduates seated on the field. Estimated attendance was 41,300.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:58 pm

Focusing on the field

A spectator puts high-powered binoculars to use to look for her graduate seated on the field.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:39 pm

Chair of the (mortar) boards

A group of soon-to-be-graduates pose for a picture in an oversized Terrace chair outside Union South before the start of commencement.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:31 pm

(Mortar) board of education

Soon-to-be-graduate Bethany Stieve, graduating in biology with a neurobiology option, puts her creativity on display with a decorated and Wisconsin-themed mortarboard.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:30 pm

It does compute

A group of soon-to-be-graduates with master's degrees in computer engineering pose for a photo outside Engineering Hall before the start of UW-Madison's spring commencement ceremony.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:22 pm

Words of wisdom

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean Kate Vandenbosch talks with Joseph Larkin, soon to graduate with a bachelor's degree in community [...more]

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:17 pm

Helmets greet mortarboards

Soon-to-be-graduates walk past a graphic of raised football helmets before the start of the spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:16 pm

Flying colors

Graduates put their creativity on display with decorated and Wisconsin-themed mortarboards before the start of the spring commencement ceremony.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 12:12 pm

Signature achievement

Katie Couric autographs a book belonging to UW graduate Jordyn Eisenpress following a reception for journalism graduates in Vilas Hall Friday.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 15 8:25 pm

Mentoring moment

Journalist Katie Couric speaks to a group of UW journalism graduates and their parents at a reception in Vilas Hall Friday night.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 15 7:52 pm

Sad ending

Hundreds of Badger fans melt into horror in Union South's Varsity Hall as they watch the Wisconsin men's basketball team fall to Duke. [...more]

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 11:54 pm

Sad ending

Hundreds of Badger fans melt into horror in Union South's Varsity Hall as they watch the Wisconsin men's basketball team fall to Duke. [...more]

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 10:12 pm

Nerve wracking

Things are getting a little tense in Varsity Hall. @jeffmiller_uwmad #uwmadison #badgers #MakeEmBelieve #BadgerMBB #FinalFour

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 10:09 pm

Thrill a minute

Varsity Hall was one of many Union South and Memorial Union official viewing sites filled to capacity — in crowd numbers, and noise levels. [...more]

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 10:02 pm

Hoop dreams

Savannah Schill is among hundreds of Badger fans cheering in excitement in Union South's Varsity Hall.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 10:00 pm

Varsity, varsity ...

Hundreds of Badger fans cheer in excitement in Union South's Varsity Hall. Photo by @jeffmiller_uwmad #uwmadison #badgers #MakeEmBelieve #BadgerMBB #FinalFour

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 6 9:42 pm

Badger red

The sea of red shirts gave Lucas Oil Stadium a home-court feel for the Badgers.

Nate Moll
University Communications

Apr 6 9:28 pm

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