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.
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. …
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.
He’s in search of the next “moon shot.”
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.
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.
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.
This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.
The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — …
For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …
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.
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.
Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.
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.
He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.
She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.
The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.
She can stop conversation by saying what she does for a living.
Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone …
In the years …
Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers …
The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.
Decades after graduation, six alumni defy sharks, aging bodies, and ocean swells in a race across Hawaii’s Maui Channel.
An astounding find in South Africa adds a new branch to the human family tree.
Four alumni who make us proud, including Steve Levitan ’84 co-creator of TV’s Modern Family.
Her work empowers citizens in the developing world.
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.
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.
The search for the most famous star in history.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
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.
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.
Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.
Groundbreaking series from Jill Soloway ’87 nets eleven Emmy nominations.
The force behind Boy Meets Girl, a clothing line aimed at young women.
Her office is home to thirty-one rare and endangered species.
Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.
Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.