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Shades make the grad. A new UW-Madison graduate flashes the thumbs-up sign on a thumbs-up day at Camp Randall Staium.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:56 pm

Miles of smiles

Ruby Braxton, graduating with a master’s in speech pathology, sports a graduation cap a little smaller than the norm, but an out-sized smile that makes up for it.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 4:48 pm

The grad dance

Dancing breaks out after a festive 2014 Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 4:46 pm

Hats fly high

A graduate tosses their cap at the conclusion of UW-Madison's spring commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 4:43 pm

View from the stage

UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank speaks at Saturday's Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:42 pm

Say "cheese!"

New graduates take a moment to have some selfie fun on Commencement Day 2014.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:38 pm

Hat fun

Customized hats bore all sorts of Commencement day messages.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:35 pm

Varsity!

New UW-Madison graduates join in singing our time-honored "Varsity."

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 4:24 pm

A day for family

From left, Prakhar Panwaria of computer science, celebrates with relatives Monica Bansal and toddler Aliya following UW-Madison's spring Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 4:04 pm

At the Camp

Soon-to-be graduates enter Camp Randall Stadium for the 2014 Commencement ceremony.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:01 pm

Beaming Badgers

What's not to smile about? Perfect weather and Commencement day brought out the grins in the new UW-Madison crop of graduates.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 4:00 pm

Feel the joy

The joy of Commencement is summed up in a simple, joyful embrace. It's been a long, fun ride.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:57 pm

Big specs

A UW-Madison grad gets a whole new outlook through some out-sized shades.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:54 pm

W's all around

A couple of new UW-Madison graduates pose for photos, flashing the "W" sign.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:49 pm

Pomp and circumstance

Flag bearers enter Camp Randall Stadiums with flags designed for each of the university's schools and colleges.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:47 pm

Greeting the grads

Chancellor Rebecca Blank stands beside the 2014 Commencement speaker, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman in the bright Wisconsin sunshine.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:40 pm

Grad caps

Plenty of creative and custom mortarboard designs were on display at Commencement 2014.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 3:15 pm

Jump Around, Again

New graduates spring to their feet to enjoy the Camp Randall ritual of “Jump Around” during the ceremony. [See video]

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 3:04 pm

Sun and fun

Good weather, friends, family and eager new graduates combined to make the 2014 Commencement a sun-splashed success.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 3:02 pm

Sea of mortarboards

UW-Madison's newest graduates, photographed from behind during the ceremony, enjoyed a Commencement that was fun, festive and filled with the dignity that accompanies achievement.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 2:59 pm

The Camp at Commencement

Proud family and friends of 5,400 new UW-Madison graduates came out to enjoy fantastic spring weather and a new-look Commencement, which moved outdoors this year.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 2:30 pm

Huntsman speaks

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman delivers the charge to the Class of 2014.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 1:59 pm

A field of graduates

More than 5,000 new graduates take their seats before the start of Saturday’s ceremony.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 12:39 pm

Graduation returns to Camp Randall

UW–Madison's graduation officially returns to Camp Randall Stadium for the first time since 1990.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 12:29 pm

Family ties

Graduate Alissa Siegenthaler poses with her nieces Chloe (left) and Tianna.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 12:25 pm

‘When in doubt, wear red’

Graduates express messages of Badger pride on their mortarboards.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 12:24 pm

Marching through the arch

Graduates and their families walk through the Camp Randall Memorial Arch on their way to the stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 12:18 pm

‘W’ is for Wisconsin

Graduates show an iconic ‘W’ in front of the stage before the ceremony in Camp Randall Stadium.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 17 11:41 am

All set and ready

The seating and stage is set!

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 17 10:15 am

A Commencement secret

Abe will keep your secrets. A UW-Madison student whispers to the Abraham Lincoln statue outside of Bascom Hall on the day leading up to the Commencement ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 3:40 pm

Graduation selfie

A UW-Madison student in his graduation best poses for a selfie while seated on the lap of the iconic Abraham Lincoln statue.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 2:57 pm

Abe and I

Soon-to-be-graduates climb up and pose for pictures with the Abraham Lincoln statue.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 2:55 pm

One last climb

From left, soon-to-be-graduates Sophia Tran, Alex Fernan, and cousins Bryan Banh and Tyler Banh walk up Bascom Hill on Friday. The four had a [...more]

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 2:36 pm

Graduation glitter

After picking up their caps and gowns from the University Book Store, soon-to-be graduates decorate their mortarboards with glitter, painted Motion W logos and other personal touches.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

May 16 2:20 pm

The stage is set

Camp Randall Stadium is set up for Saturday's noon Commencement, at which about 5,400 UW-Madison students will begin new chapters in their lives.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

May 16 2:17 pm

Rathskeller boosters

Hundreds of cheering Badger fans pack Der Rathskeller at Memorial Union to cheer on the Badgers. They left disappointed, as Kentucky edged Wisconsin 74-73 at AT&T Stadium.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 5 10:37 pm

Game watching

Undergraduate Badger fans gather in a resident's room at Sellery Residence Hall to watch the Badgers take on Kentucky.

Jeff Miller
University Communications

Apr 5 10:34 pm

Hello, JJ!

JJ Watt is courtside cheering on the Badgers.

Nate Moll
University Communications

Apr 5 8:48 pm

Pre-game madness

Some Badger fans strike a pose in AT&T Stadium in the time leading up to tip-off between Wisconsin and Kentucky in the Final Four.

Nate Moll
University Communications

Apr 5 6:01 pm

Fired up

The Wisconsin pep rally evoked that familiar, and fervent, Badger spirit.

Bryce Richter
University Communications

Apr 5 3:44 pm

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