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Alumni

Uber Advocate for Women

Winter 2016

Photo by Alissa Pagels

As the CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, …

2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Winter 2016

For 80 years, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored exceptional alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Early recipients include actor Fredric March ’20 of Dr. Jekyll …

Pioneering Glass Artist

Winter 2016

Audrey Handler was one of the early students of famed UW professor Harvey Littleton, who pioneered the studio glass movement.

Time for a Change

Winter 2016

Billboards placed around the state that tout the contributions of UW alumni are part of an unprecedented effort ahead of …

Better Aging Through Art

Winter 2016

Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: …

Michael Knetter

Winter 2016

The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.

Farewell to a Good Friend

Winter 2016

Albert “Ab” Nicholas ’52, MBA’55

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry

Winter 2016

Beloved burgers and memorabilia.

Brandon Shields
MBAx’17

Winter 2016

A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.

An Unexpected Landing

Winter 2016

For former Badger rower Todd Jinkins ’96, parachuting out of a plane with more than 100 pounds of gear on his back to prevent a forest fire is all in a day's work.

John Woolley MA’74, PhD’80

Fall 2016

Matt Perko

John Woolley MA’74, PhD’80 was 12 when he stood at a Nashville, Tennessee, curb watching President John …

Alumni Artists

Fall 2016

“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …

One Text Away

Fall 2016

College students and their parents are in closer contact than ever, and that bond has transformed the way universities interact with families.

Locked Out

Fall 2016

In an excerpt from his best-selling book, Matthew Desmond MS’04, PhD’10 sheds new light on the harsh realities of housing and poverty.

This Woman’s Work

Fall 2016

Kathryn Clarenbach ’41, MA’42, PhD’46 is largely unknown, but her name belongs alongside those of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the history of modern feminism.

Social Strategy

Fall 2016

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are part of everyday life. What happens when political candidates and their campaigns wade into the social media scrum?

Voice of Experience

Fall 2016

ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.

Major Milestone

Winter 2016

Grandparents University welcomes its first great-grandchild and continues a treasured tradition for one Badger family.

Requiem for a Running Back

Fall 2016

A Green Bay Packer’s daughter embarks on a quest to understand the brain disease that took his life.

The Analyst

Fall 2016

Elan Kriegel ’03 runs the data shop for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. After the election, he and his team will use their algorithms and their passion to help other causes.

Ben McCready x’76

Fall 2016

The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.

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.

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.”

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

Winter 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.

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.

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.

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 …

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.

War Anthems

Spring 2016

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