Alumni

Campus Locales

Summer 2015 — 1 comment

A senior librarian at UW-Madison, Raymond Hamel MA’85 is also a puzzle and trivia master. He’s had …

The Wisconsin Idea Is Having a Moment

Summer 2015

From faculty showcases to national news, alumni weigh in on this cherished Badger principle.

Commencement: The Ultimate Touchdown

Summer 2015

Chancellor Rebecca Blank gazes at a sea of black-clad grads-to-be.

Basketball Eclipse

Summer 2015

Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.

Bookshelf: Summer 2015

Summer 2015 — 1 comment

Highlighted books from the summer 2015 issue.

Team Player: Deanna Latham

Summer 2015

Growing up in Newbury, Massachusetts, Deanna Latham wasn’t like the other kids running around the neighborhood.

One Time at Band Camp …

Summer 2015

Canoeing the bass clef ...

Q&A: Jim Doyle

Summer 2015

A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.

Triple Threat

Summer 2015 — 2 comments

He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.

Jack Archibald ’72: Stained-Glass Wizard

Summer 2015

Since the late 1970s, the Jack Archibalsd has created more than sixty stained-glass installations.

Badger Tracks: Summer 2015

Summer 2015

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Badgers Helping Badgers

Summer 2015

Alumni are networking around careers, diverse communities, and global connections.

The Hope Builder

Summer 2015 — 6 comments

By the time Roberto Rivera ’04 devised his own UW major, he had already experienced a life's worth of challenges. But that didn't stop him from showing other young people a way out.

Street-Dance Scientist

Summer 2015

He does popping. He devotes time to his company. He teaches adults and kids about science. He works on his doctorate. Is there anything Jeff Vinokur ’12 isn't doing?

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015 — 2 comments

When Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56 grew up together in Milwaukee, they had no idea that their camaraderie would follow them for life.

Old Buildings Evoke Nostalgia

Summer 2015

James Mathee sent this photo of the Madison capitol taken by his grandfather, William Mathee, sometime between 1915 and 1917.

Thanks for the …

We’re Em-bear-assed

Summer 2015

I very much enjoyed the piece on Phil Rosenthal [“Staying Power,” Fall 2015]. In particular, I cheered the fact that “…after more than thirty …

The Best Class I Ever Took

Summer 2015

[“The Warlord’s Biographer,” Spring 2015], was an excellent article! Brian [Glyn] Williams was my teacher back in Madison (1998, I think) for a Central …

Inside Story Summer 2015

Summer 2015

We feel your pain.

Staying Power

Spring 2015 — 4 comments · 1 reader letter

A standout journalist while on campus, these days Phil Rosenthal ’85 covers the very industry that provides his paycheck — and he urges skeptics not to write off newspapers just yet.

The Warlord’s Biographer

Spring 2015 — 2 comments · 1 reader letter

In his recent book, Brian Williams PhD’99 sets the record straight on Afghanistani general and now vice president Abdul Dostum, who, along with his cavalry of two thousand Uzbek horsemen, helped the United States defeat the Taliban in a key battle in late 2001.

An Outback Bowl To Remember

Spring 2015

Photo: Pete Christianson.

From left are Mike Artus, Kelli Trumble ’79, Emily Artus, Cindy Artus, and Ben Borcher. Emily Artus, who has Apert …

Badger Tracks Spring 2015

Spring 2015

WAA is planning gala events around the nation to help the UW Foundation kick off its new comprehensive campaign. The next event, Wisconsin Ideas: …

Advocating for Your University

Spring 2015

Alumni voices have played a role for more than 150 years.

Sweet Victory

Spring 2015

For the second time, Badgers have won The Amazing Race.

Philip Tedeschi ’84, MS’87: Animal Alliances

Spring 2015 — 1 comment

Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day for Philip Tedeschi.

Kim Kelleher ’93: Media Mogul

Spring 2015 — 1 comment

Kim Kelleher's latest move has landed her at Wired magazine, where she is VP-publisher.

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

Faculty Attraction

Spring 2015

A record-breaking gift builds a legacy of chairs and professorships.

Young Alumni Who Mean Business

Spring 2015

Meet the 2015 Forward under 40 honorees.

Badger Tracks Winter 2014

Winter 2014

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Mark Riccobono ’99: Pioneer for the Blind

Winter 2014

Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.

Lisa Nett ’97: Arbor Day All The Time

Winter 2014 — 1 comment

For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn.

Making Homecoming Welcoming for All

Winter 2014

Multicultural activities aim to broaden alumni engagement

The Kick that Captivated a Country

Fall 2014

An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.

Kevin Henkes x’83: Connecting with Kids

Fall 2014

A class project sparked a career as an author and illustrator.

Badger Tracks Fall 2014

Fall 2014

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

The Reach of Facebook

Fall 2014

A powerful social platform is engaging citizens in the political process.

Teaching Controversy

Fall 2014 — 1 comment

How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?