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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 …

Chamber of Discovery

Winter 2015

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

Laura Neuman ’89, JD’93

Winter 2015

Her work empowers citizens in the developing world.

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.

Michael Molnar PhD’71

Winter 2015

The search for the most famous star in history.

A New Mission

Winter 2015

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

Long May They Run

Winter 2015

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

Winter 2015

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.

Kathy Cramer

Fall 2015

Meet a Badger who is one of the caretakers of the Wisconsin Idea.

Transparent

Fall 2015

Groundbreaking series from Jill Soloway ’87 nets eleven Emmy nominations.

Stacy Igel ’99

Fall 2015

The force behind Boy Meets Girl, a clothing line aimed at young women.

Jan Ramer DVM ’95

Fall 2015

Her office is home to thirty-one rare and endangered species.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.

Chemic Book

Winter 2015

Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.

Basketball Eclipse

Summer 2015

Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.

Bookshelf: Summer 2015 - WAA

Summer 2015

It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War (Penguin Press) is the memoir of Lynsey Addario ’95, a Pulitzer Prize–winning war photographer.

Team Player: Deanna Latham

Summer 2015

Deana Latham. Photo: Bryce Richter.

Growing up in Newbury, Massachusetts, Deanna Latham ’15 wasn’t …

One Time at Band Camp…

Summer 2015

This is perhaps the most casual-looking canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen. Granted, he’s the only canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen.

Jim Doyle

Summer 2015

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

Triple Threat

Summer 2015

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 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.

The Hope Builder

Summer 2015

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

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

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 …

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

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

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 …

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.