On Wisconsin

The Planet Hunter

By Nicole Sweeney Etter

Maggie Turnbull ’98 has become an authority on the search for signs of extraterrestrial life — and she's done it on her own terms.

The ABCs of MOOCs

As the university prepares to offer its first massive online open courses, we take a look at this new phenomenon and its implications for UW-Madison.

Time Travel

An aerial view provides a peek into what the UW looked like seventy-five years ago and contrasts it with today's perspective.

The Accidental Actor

The theater world has embraced the talents of Carrie Coon MFA ’06, taking her all the way to the Broadway stage.

Ask the Experts

On Wisconsin dispatches a bevy of reporters to track down UW experts and ask for advice on everyday stuff.

Brick by Brick

Ryan Ziegelbauer MS ’06 calls upon his degree in urban and regional planning to create masterpieces in a familiar medium: Lego bricks.