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A Variation on Camelot

Winter 2012

A California girl finds paradise in Madison.

Paisan’s

Winter 2012

There appears to be a direct correlation between possessing a UW–Madison degree and having an affinity for Paisan’s Italian Restaurant.

It’s a Mailbox … It’s a Bird House … No, Wait, It’s a Library!

Winter 2012

A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.

Black Gold

Winter 2012

From a temple in India to American beauty salons, a global trade network spins hair into Black Gold

An Elephant Never Begets

Winter 2012

Delivering birth control to elephants is more difficult than you’d think — and more important.

Moving Day

Fall 2012

Every August 14, thousands of UW students face . . . a twenty-four-hour bout of homelessness.

Lessons from Stephen Ambrose

Fall 2012

“We’ll get along a lot better if you don’t compliment me so much.”

Competitive Contingent

Fall 2012

Current and former Badgers competed in London’s summer Olympic Games.

A Chair of a Different Color

Fall 2012

Don't it make my red chairs blue?

School of Hard Rocks

Fall 2012

A geology course first offered seventy years ago is still challenging students.

Bookshelf: Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Highlighted books from the Fall 2012 issue

Badger Tracks

Fall 2012

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Point and Click

Fall 2012

Grandparents University

Keep Your Shirt On

Fall 2012

Fifth edition of The Red Shirt.

Stuck on U

Fall 2012

With a new pin, WAA creates a tradition to keep grads connected.

Madison Calling

Fall 2012

Hoping to double alumni donations, the UW prepares to roll out an aggressive campaign.

Badger Birdman

Fall 2012

Tom Schultz ’76 never dreamed he’d become a painter — but thanks to him, birdwatchers everywhere are able to identify their feathered friends.

Flying Solo

Summer 2012

The war had become part of our lives, since many of our friends had gone off to fight.

Bookshelf: Summer 2012

Summer 2012

Highlighted books from the Summer 2012 issue

Emily Friedman ’07: On the Campaign Trail

Summer 2012

Emily Friedman has a front-row seat to history as an ABC News digital reporter covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Tom Hall ’86: Video Game Innovator

Summer 2012

“I felt guilty eating breakfast. I had to get in to work and make the game.”

WAA Honors 2012 Distinguished Alumni

Summer 2012

Meet five Badgers every alum should know.

Dog Days

Summer 2012

UW–Madison Day at the State Fair: August 8, 2012

Founders’ Days International

Summer 2012

Merci beaucoup!

Digital Diorama

Summer 2012

UW–Madison in 24 hours

Shadid . . . always chose to dig deeper

Spring 2012

“People want to bear witness, and they want to tell you the story”

Robert’s Rules

Summer 2012

This former sprinter now trains pro basketball players — and has a track record for results.

There’s an Apps for that

Summer 2012

Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.

Separation Surgeon

Summer 2012

Doctor Gary Hartman has become a world expert in the esoteric specialty of conjoined twins.

Bubbler: A Secret Code

Spring 2012

Like the Rio Grande to Texans or the Mississippi to those who live along its banks, the Bubbler is not just a drinking fountain.

A Word from Our Sponsors

Spring 2012

Making UW television ads is a labor of love.

After the clock ran out

Spring 2012

Nobody does it better: win or lose . . . Badger fans unite.

Bookshelf: Spring 2012

Spring 2012

Highlighted books from the Spring 2012 issue

What’s the Big Idea?

Spring 2012

Founders’ Day celebrates the Year of the Wisconsin Idea.

Alumni Weekend Gets a New Recipe

Spring 2012

Annual event takes the focus off class reunions and puts it on learning and food.

Michael Wenninger DVM’04: Exotic Animal Vet

Spring 2012

A typical day for veterinarian Michael Wenninger DVM’04 brings to mind something that you’d see on Animal Planet.

Sarah Wu ’99: Exposing School Lunches

Spring 2012

A hotdog encased in soggy bagel dough with a side of Tater Tots and a skimpy fruit cup might not seem like much to write home about, but . . .

Shared Space

Spring 2012

When three UW alumnae get to work each day, it’s all about astronauts and space suits and an evolving partnership with Russia to explore the universe. How cool is that?

Leading the War on Obesity

Spring 2012

Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.

A Rune With a View

Spring 2012

James Frankki scours stones for evidence that proves America’s Viking past — or maybe not.