The University of Wisconsin is a large public university in the Wisconsin capital of Madison. It is one of the largest campuses in the USA, and is one of the best colleges in the world. It is one of the Public Ivies, that is, a public university that offers an education equivalent to those of the private Ivy League schools. It is consistently ranked in the top 35 among all US schools, and in the top 10 among all public schools. The majority of their undergraduate majors are ranked within the top 10 nationally, and the university is one of the top 20 research institutions in the world. The University of Wisconsin, also known as UW, is tied with Harvard for producing the highest number of CEO's, and has produced some of the largest amounts of doctors, lawyers, engineers, businessmen, and millionaires. What is unique about UW is that not only is it one of the top academic institutions in the world, but it is also one of the biggest party schools and is known for being one of the best campuses in America. Playboy magazine named UW the biggest party school in America, and ESPN named Madison the best college sports town. UW is associated with two gigantic drinking fests: Halloween's Freakfest and Mifflin Block Party. Both are two of the largest college drinking fests in the country, attracting thousands upon thousands of drunk students.
Joe: "I go to the University of Wisconsin in Madison."
Maria: "Wow, that is awesome. You must be insanely smart and party all the time."