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  • 2024 English Graduation Celebration

    Please join us for the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department Spring Graduation on May 11 in the Alumni Room of the Pyle Center from 8:30-9:30AM Click here for the full graduation program  Click here for …

  • Please join us in celebrating our scholarship and writing prize recipients on Sunday, April 21st!

    Please join us on Sunday, April 21st in the Alumni Room of the Pyle Center from 4:00-5:30PM to celebrate this year’s scholarship and writing prize recipients as well as the recipients of the Early Career …

  • Day of the Badger Returns April 16-17!

    Plan Now for a Party to Pay It Forward April 16, 2024 @ 10:12 am – April 17, 2024 @ 5:00 pm Learn more! Save the date to celebrate what makes the UW great (try saying that three …

  • Save the Date for “Fill the Hill”

    Coming “Flocktober” 5–6 Fill the Hill is coming back — and this year, the flamingos are celebrating the university’s 175th anniversary! Starting at 5 p.m. on October 5, Badgers and friends around the world will …

  • Annual Creative Writing Contest Winners Announced

    Every year the Program in Creative Writing awards up to $15,000 to undergraduates and graduate students at various stages in their studies. Here are the 2023 award winners! Charles M. Hart Writers of Promise Awards …

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