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Update | Fall/Winter 2023

Photo Gallery: Feathery Flamingo Fun

Photography by Taylor Wolfram

Bascom Hill covered in plastic flamingos

Feathery Flamingo Fun

It started as a 1979 prank orchestrated by UW–Madison’s Pail and Shovel Party—and is now an annual giving tradition with a fun, feathery twist. This year’s Fill the Hill event offered extra flamingo fun as alumni and friends celebrate UW’s 175th anniversary. Over 3,000 flamingos—each representing one gift—flocked to Bascom Hill on October 5–6, and 109 of those gifts were made to support experiential learning at the Wisconsin School of Business