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Waiting

Summer 2016

The picture book Waiting has earned Kevin Henkes x’83 two of the highest …

Love Is Not a Mystery

Summer 2016

What makes for a healthy relationship? John Gottman MA’67, PhD’71 has mastered the science of helping couples stay together.

Unbowed

Summer 2016

Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.

Paul Robbins ’89

Summer 2016

The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence. But is that a good thing?

Goodspeed Family Pier

Summer 2016

A magnet for nighttime relaxation since opening in 2013, the pier honoring the family of Mary Sue Goodspeed Shannon ’81 replaced the aging stone-and-concrete structure below the Alumni Center.

Greyson’s Anatomy

Summer 2016

When her mother died of Huntington’s, Shana Martin Verstegen ’02 didn't want to know if she’d get it, too — until deciding to become a mom herself.

Disc Jocks

Summer 2016

From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.

Lynsey Addario ’95

Summer 2016

She has spent her career documenting both unthinkable human suffering and the daily lives of ordinary people in faraway places.

Flights and Flurries

Summer 2016

Lauren Groff MFA’06 had a year most aspiring novelists can only dream of, writing a bestseller that President Obama named his favorite book of 2015.

Ws Around the World

Summer 2016

It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …

Nicole Rocklin ’01

Summer 2016

A movie producer talks about life in the spotlight after her Oscar win, and why she knew she had to produce a movie about journalists who uncovered sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.

Thomas Kalil ’85

Summer 2016

He’s in search of the next “moon shot.”

In Memory of Lou

Summer 2016

People of color are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease. The children of former Badger football star Lou Holland ’65 are among those that UW researchers are studying to try to learn why.

Carey Dunai Lohrenz ’90

Summer 2016

She translates the soaring highs and lows of her career as the U.S. Navy’s first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot into powerful insights about teamwork and leadership.

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.

Spring 2016

Nuclear conspiracy

The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — …

Living the Wisconsin Idea

Spring 2016

For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …

War Anthems

Spring 2016

Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.

The Man Who Saved Pinball

Spring 2016

Roger Sharpe ’71 wrote the book on pinball — literally — and has become a guardian of the game since he first got hooked at the UW.

Bet on It

Spring 2016

If you think that Anders Holm '03 is everywhere these days, you’re right. A combination of hard work and a few lucky breaks has put the writer-actor in the spotlight.

Drawn Wisconsin!

Spring 2016

A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.

Dalton Trumbo’s Papers

Spring 2016

The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.

Scott Wilhelm ’01

Spring 2016

He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.

Raney Aronson-Rath ’92

Spring 2016

She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.

Regina “Jeanie” Davan ’03

Spring 2016

She can stop conversation by saying what she does for a living.

Annual Spring Powwow

Spring 2016

Jeff Miller

Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone …

History in Their Own Words

Spring 2016

Former Badger football player Lewis Ritcherson, Jr. ’70 (pictured in 1967) spoke with campus historians. Courtesy UW-Madison Archives S16987

In the years …

Don’t Stop Believing

Winter 2015

Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers …

Chasing Abloh

Winter 2015

The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.

Born to Swim

Winter 2015

Decades after graduation, six alumni defy sharks, aging bodies, and ocean swells in a race across Hawaii’s Maui Channel.

Chamber of Discovery

Winter 2015

An astounding find in South Africa adds a new branch to the human family tree.

Hunters No More

Winter 2015

Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.

The Good Guy

Winter 2015

Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.

2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Winter 2015

Four alumni who make us proud, including Steve Levitan ’84 co-creator of TV’s Modern Family.

Laura Neuman ’89, JD’93

Winter 2015

Her work empowers citizens in the developing world.

Michael Molnar PhD’71

Winter 2015

The search for the most famous star in history.

A New Mission

Fall 2015

For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.

Long May They Run

Summer 2016

Longtime friends Phil Davis ’76, MA’81, Butch Vig ’80, and brothers Pete ’76 and Frank Anderson hatched an unconventional plan to record their successful first album.

Walk-Ons: Despite the Odds

Summer 2016

It might be because they've had to try harder, but Wisconsin's football walk-ons have gone on to remarkable success — on the gridiron and beyond.

Homecoming Buttons

Fall 2015

Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.