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Quick Takes: Fall 2013

August 29, 2013

UW news in brief

Kletsch’s Klunkers

August 29, 2013

Good luck, Coach Andersen

Juston Stix

August 29, 2013 1 reader letter

They’re loaded with butter and cheese. What’s not to love?

On the Right Track

August 29, 2013 1 comment

Ed Nuttycombe’s unwavering focus made him the Big Ten’s winningest coach.

Team Player: James White x’14

August 29, 2013

“It feels like just yesterday I was one of the young people in the [locker] room.”

Badger Sports Ticker: Fall 2013

August 29, 2013

UW Athletic News in brief


August 29, 2013

Students make s’mores at Dejope residence hall, September 10, 2012. Photo by Bryce Richter

Sunny to Cloudy

August 29, 2013

The proposed state budget takes a turn when surplus is noted.

A Self-Paced Journey

August 29, 2013 2 comments

A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.

Archaeologists on the Front Lines

August 29, 2013 1 comment

A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.

Building a Better Burger

August 29, 2013 4 comments

Students create new recipe for a Wisconsin restaurant chain.

One Word: Subnivium

August 29, 2013


Memories of Mike

August 29, 2013

Mike Leckrone IS a legendary performer!

The Sounds of Aldo

August 29, 2013

The next song you hear …

Don’t Let Them Rib You

August 29, 2013

Protocol of pork

Snicker Flickers

August 29, 2013

Reverse entertainment

Of MOOCs and Mission

August 29, 2013

Future philosophy?

Weighing in on the Experts

August 29, 2013

Advice from, or to, the experts

The scene of the crime

August 29, 2013

Before she became one of the country’s most powerful prosecutors, Bridget Brennan began her legal career oh and one.

HIV: Sex, Society, and Science

August 29, 2013

This is a class about HIV, but it’s also about critical thinking, about using the scientific method to conceptualize a complex problem . . .

Reporting on Rand

August 29, 2013 1 reader letter

A student reporter jumps at the chance to hear a published writer speak in person.

Spirited Sendoff

August 29, 2013

Chancellor Blank leaves D.C.

Bookshelf: Fall 2013

August 29, 2013

Highlighted books from the Fall 2013 issue

Meet Rebecca Blank

August 29, 2013

Just how valuable is the devotion Badgers feel for their alma mater? “That’s gold,” says UW-Madison’s new chancellor.

The Korea Connection

August 29, 2013

Far-flung alumni strengthen ties with campus.

New Alumni Pier Opens on Lake Mendota

August 29, 2013

The long-awaited amenity is already a crowd-pleaser.

Badger Tracks

August 29, 2013

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Sweet and Scary: Leigh Henderson MBA’07

August 29, 2013

When it comes to baking cakes, Leigh Henderson MBA’07 is good — scary good.

Andrew Stoltmann ’94: Defending Investors

August 29, 2013 1 comment

Andrew Stoltmann ’94 witnessed the cruel effects of fiscal crime when his father was swindled in a real estate deal, losing $80,000.


August 29, 2013

As Title IX turns forty, film producer Libby Geist ’02 explores nine female athletes who changed their gender’s world.

Scripts and the City

August 29, 2013 2 comments · 1 reader letter

Special narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan ’77, JD’83 is leading New York’s battle with the illegal trade in prescription drugs.

The Birth of Vitamin A

August 29, 2013 4 comments · 1 reader letter

With his accidental discovery of Vitamin A, UW professor Elmer McCollum kickstarted the field of modern nutrition.

Naming Rights

August 29, 2013 1 reader letter

When the time came to name their children, these couples decided that only once choice would do.

The Big Board in One Big Gulp

August 28, 2013 1 reader letter

Before the year is out, Jeffrey Sprecher ’78 is set to finalize his purchase of the New York Stock Exchange.

Badger Foodies

August 26, 2013 5 comments · 1 reader letter

What’s a nine-letter word for “interwoven verbal puzzle”? Crossword! Try On Wisconsin’s first cruciverbal challenge

Ale’s Well

August 23, 2013 1 comment

The Beer Mapper helps people choose the right suds.

And Now for Something Delicious

August 23, 2013

Terrace Brat stand update