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Alumni

This is Your Copilot Speaking

Summer 2009

In January, US Airways Flight 1549 made an unscheduled landing in the Hudson River. Quick action by the crew, including copilot Jeffrey Skiles ’84, ensured survival for all aboard. Skiles now shares his experiences.

The Godmother of Goat Cheese

Summer 2009

Anne Topham ’63, MA’65 didn’t set out to become a trailblazer, but her pursuit of award-winning chèvre helped launch artisanal goat cheese in Wisconsin.

Bold Gestures

Summer 2009

Taking the long way to find love.

Bookshelf: Summer 2009

Summer 2009

Highlighted books from the Summer 2009 issue.

Weight of the Words

Spring 2009

When tribal elders die and take their languages with them, it’s akin to a culture burning its libraries. Henning Garvin ’03, other alumni, and UW researchers are hoping to put out the fire by pairing generations and creating enduring records of Wisconsin’s five native tribes.

Truth, Death, and Taxidermy

Spring 2009

Errol Morris’s documentaries are known for being quirky — and brilliant. In the words of film critic Roger Ebert, “After twenty years of reviewing films, I haven’t found another filmmaker who intrigues me more ... Errol Morris is like a magician, and as great a filmmaker as Hitchcock or Fellini.”

A Matter of Degree(s)

Spring 2009

How much is enough when it comes to education? Some UW alumni are gluttons for course work. Meet the candidates in the competition to become UW-Madison’s most-graduated graduate.

Paying It Forward

Spring 2009

WAA honors outstanding young alumni.

Teachers Who Changed My Life

Spring 2009

Writers made all the difference to a young man looking for a profession.

Looking for a New Job?

Spring 2009

WAA speaker and resources offer encouragement.

All-Alumni Food Drive Nets Nearly Seven Tons

Spring 2009

Badger chapters compete for charity.

Bookshelf: Spring 2009

Spring 2009

Highlighted books from the Spring 2009 issue.

Empty Den Syndrome

Spring 2009

A Mama Badger blogs about saying good-bye.

UW Wall-to-Wall

Spring 2009

A look at groups that Badgers have formed online.