Highlighted books from the Winter 2013 issue
It’s all in the family for the UW dairy herd
Was there something in the water … ?
Building ties with alumni is key.
News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association
110 alumni attended UW Multicultural activities in October
Hines traces her path to the judge’s bench directly back to her experience as one of four black students in the UW Law School’s Class of 1971.
Chen had no idea what she wanted to do with her life — only that she wanted a U.S. education.
UW Athletic News in brief
Based on the ski tracks and slushy footprints in the snow that cover the lake’s icy surface in the winter, plenty of people on campus appreciate the season’s serenity and count the days until the open water turns to ice.
Is my name in a database … ?
Carla MacLeod’s love of hockey helped her evolve from player to coach.
“When chaos happens, you’ve got to keep the team calm and lead them.”
“Location aware” technology for smartphones.
As flu season begins, UW researchers work to stay a step ahead.
A UW researcher’s work with psychopaths inspires a new novel.
A Badger’s neuron research leads to a major honor.
27,000 days overdue.
Class of ’13
The Young Coleoptera Collection brings the UW bunches of beetles.
Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.
Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.
The cost of binge drinking
Counting the state animal proves to be a tricky endeavor.
Dairy is not “straw hats and bib overalls” at the UW. The flagship institution in America’s Dairyland draws on a long history of lacto-research, modern technology, and big data to thrive in what has become a very scientific field.
Does religion have a place at a public university? The Lubar Institute contends that it does — not to proselytize, but to give students a safe place to explore beliefs and cultivate understanding.
What started as a gutsy notion among four UW undergrads (we could do this better) has grown into a wildly successful theatrical-lighting enterprise based in Badgerland.
Due to a belief that their body parts bring good luck, people with albinism in some African countries are hunted and killed. Two alumni are stepping in to help Tanzania, where the problem is most severe.
Combating misconceptions about ancient Rome.
Having experienced [Ayn Rand] firsthand, I was forever inoculated against her fiction or essays …
Quite a bit, when it’s “Madison.”
The raw truth.
[The] war against pain-medicine physicians and pain-medication prescriptions …
You’re welcome, Dan.
The puzzler is pleased.
There’s no how-to book in thoroughbred racing … experience is paramount.