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Spreading the Love

Summer 2010

Barry Levenson makes a compelling case for his chosen condiment.

Right On Schedule

Summer 2010

When President Obama turns to the who, what, when, and where of his daily agenda, he has a Badger to thank.

Making UW-Madison More Affordable

Spring 2010

Alumni chapters step up need-based scholarship efforts.

Badgers for Life

Spring 2010

WAA prepares students of today to become alumni of tomorrow.

Paying It Forward

Spring 2010

WAA honors third group of outstanding young alumni.

A Taste of the Future

Spring 2010

Food Summit headlines changes to Alumni Weekend.

Rules of the Road Revisited

Spring 2010

Lessons learned putting one foot in front of the other.

More Great People

Spring 2010

Helping medical students with debt allows them to serve where the need is greatest.

Bookshelf: Spring 2010

Spring 2010

Highlighted books from the Spring 2010 issue

Moooovie Making

Spring 2010

Can Tyler Knowles ’05 pull off his first film with a small crew, a fictional beer, a road trip peppered with Badgers, and a cow costume?

The People’s Poet

Spring 2010

Influenced by his activist father, photographer Frank Espada, and his own struggles with poverty, Martín Espada ’81 uses his poetry to speak for the downtrodden and the forgotten.

Bookshelf: Fall 2009

Fall 2009

Highlighted books from the Fall 2009 issue.

Christianson Moves to Top Spot

Fall 2009

Entering his tenth year of service on the WAA national board of directors, Peter Christianson ’71, JD’77 assumed the role of board chair on July 1.

Weathering the Storm

Fall 2009

WAA helps seniors face tough job market.

Badger Career Network Expands

Fall 2009

New online career tools offer more jobs, new services.

A Worldly Taste for Cheese

Fall 2009

From Babcock Hall to Africa, a love of cheese yields friendship.

Blue’s Crews

Fall 2009

Wisconsin rowers compete for a seat in Oxford’s coveted Blue Boat.

Drumming up Support

Fall 2009

Band alumni are in step with a project to upgrade the practice field.

Where Does a Travel Writer Go on Vacation?

Winter 2009

Everett Potter ’76 has the kind of job that most people only dream of.

Returning to Their UW Roots

Winter 2009

New partnership allows Badger retirees to live and learn near campus.

More Than Just Being Green

Winter 2009

WAA embraces sustainability as annual theme.

Gearing Up for Game Day

Winter 2009

WAA welcomes Class of 2013 into Fifth Quarter tradition.

Bookshelf: Winter 2009

Winter 2009

Highlighted books from the Winter 2009 issue.

Grow Your Own Security

Winter 2009

For two alumni, the Peace Corps provided lessons in sustainability.

Scholarly Success Story

Winter 2009

With unwavering support, the Chancellor’s Scholars Program reaches a quarter-century.

Great People

Winter 2009

A new scholarship paves the way for a pre-med student.

Fight on for Her Fame

Winter 2009

“On, Wisconsin!” turns one hundred

Togetherness of the Long Distance Runners

Winter 2009

Former Badgers pick up the pace in Portland, Oregon.

WAA News: Wisconsin Storytellers

Summer 2009

WAA honors outstanding alumni at 73rd annual awards program.

An excerpt from Joyce Carol Oates’s Nighthawk: A Memoir of Lost Time

Summer 2009

I arrived by air, breathless with anticipation. I arrived alone. I see myself across an abyss now of four decades as a figure of uncertainty like a line drawing by Saul Steinberg.

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.