On Wisconsin

Lord of the Flies

By Jill Sakai PhD’06

It took multiple bus rides for a young Barry Ganetzky to attend college classes each day. That same singlemindedness has nourished the UW researcher’s longtime career, pushing him to study tiny creatures and find ways to treat human disease.

Ward 2.0

In his second term at the helm, Interim Chancellor David Ward isn’t sitting idly by.

Shared Space

When three UW alumnae get to work each day, it’s all about astronauts and space suits and an evolving partnership with Russia to explore the universe. How cool is that?

Leading the War on Obesity

Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.

A Rune With a View

James Frankki scours stones for evidence that proves America’s Viking past — or maybe not.

Spring 2012

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