Fill the Hill

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Fill the Hill, now in its 11th year, serves as campus’s annual fall fundraising campaign and as an opportunity to celebrate one of campus’s most famous pranks. For each gift UW receives during the campaign, a pink lawn flamingo is added to Bascom Hill.

Why We Need Your Support

The Department of French and Italian is a vibrant intellectual community of scholars and teachers. It is one of the largest of its kind in the United States and includes first-rate faculty members. Gifts truly provide the margin of excellence in a competitive environment that is increasingly global in scope and audience. Gifts from alumni and friends provide the flexibility to respond to new challenges and launch cutting-edge initiatives in teaching, learning, and scholarship that enhance the reputation of UW–Madison and its ranking as one of the best universities in the world.

Mark your calendars to give to French & Italian!