“Sifting and winnowing” has a special meaning at #UWMadison, and it turns 125 years old today.⠀ ⠀ Why is this statement so important? Because it so clearly and poetically states the principle of academic freedom — freedom to teach, freedom to research and freedom to serve the public. It it stresses that the University of Wisconsin will not be swayed by temporary vogues or political trends, even if they should prevail at other institutions.⠀ ⠀ The next time you pass Bascom Hall, take a moment to read the Sifting and Winnowing plaque located near the building’s main entrance. It’s an inspirational statement that’s sure to give you goosebumps.

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Sep 18 2:47 pm

The Hamel Music Center is nearly ready for its world debut. Swipe through to get a sneak preview of the soon-to-open campus performance center, which is slated to open in late October 2019. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 📷: @uwmadison_brycerichter⠀ ⠀ #uwmadison #uwhmc

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Sep 17 1:15 pm

Happy #LatinxHeritageMonth! Follow @uwmulticultural @uw_diversity @uwlatinxcc for a series of #UWLatinx events and celebrations all month long.

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Sep 16 1:58 pm

Quiet weekend in #MadisonWI? Impossible! We’re queued up for beautiful weather at the @danecofm. What’s your favorite farmers’ market find?⠀ ⠀ 📷: @tessaruid ⠀ #uwmadison #danecountyfarmersmarket #wisconsingoodness

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Sep 13 1:08 pm

Thousands of flags fill Bascom Hill to remember and honor the victims and heroes who lost their lives 18 years ago today on September 11, 2001.‬ ⠀ ⠀ Wisconsin will #NeverForget 🇺🇸⠀ ⠀ Thank you to the students of V.E.T.S., @gopbadgers and @demsuwmadison for coming together and organizing this #September11 display.

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Sep 13 9:07 am

Congrats to the @wiscosailing team for taking 2nd and 3rd in the Fall Fury Regatta on Lake Mendota. Sail On, Wisconsin! 👐⛵️⠀ ⠀ 📷: @shotof_jack & @doug.wake⠀ ⠀ #uwmadison #onwisconsin #madisonwi #wiscosailing

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Sep 12 6:01 pm

Student Democrats, Republicans and veterans joined together this morning to plant flags on Bascom Hill to honor the innocent lives lost in the terror attacks 18 years ago on September 11, 2001. We will #NeverForget. (📷: @uwmadison_brycerichter)

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Sep 11 1:28 pm

It's an exciting new era. Swipe through to relive this weekend's moments as 300+ band members took to the field in Camp Randall Stadium with Corey Pompey, our new director of the @uwbadgerband. Welcome, Dr. Pompey!⠀ ⠀ 📷: @jeffmiller_uwmad & @uwmadison_brycerichter

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Sep 9 8:55 pm

Once again, #UWMadison shines. We’ve risen to the 13th best public college in @usnews’ latest #BestColleges rankings. Say it with us— #OnWisconsin!⠀ ⠀ 📷: @uwmadison_brycerichter

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Sep 9 3:55 pm

New band director Corey Pompey leads the UW-Madison marching band at the Badger Bash celebration, warming up the crowd for before the first home football game of the season.

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Sep 7 5:21 pm

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