Spring Fashion Show

Spring 2017

In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.

Nearly three dozen student models line up along a …

A Matter of Interest

Spring 2017

When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, Simon Potter MS’87, PhD’90 was in charge of carrying out that change. What’s it like to have a front-row seat to keeping the economy humming?

Alt-Rock Apex

Spring 2017

A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.

Brandon Shields

Winter 2016

A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.

Michael Knetter

Winter 2016

The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.

Alumni Artists

Fall 2016

“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …

Living the Wisconsin Idea

Spring 2016

For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …

Private prisons

Winter 2015

Istock image.

States may not be getting the financial benefits that the $5 billion private prison industry advertises. Anita Mukherjee, an assistant …

Get Real

Winter 2011

RE 306: Real Estate Process

Stacy Igel ’99

Fall 2015

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

Counting the Ways

Summer 2015

A new report points to UW–Madison’s impact on the state.

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

Plastics Pioneers

Summer 2015

This ubiquitous material has surprising roots at UW — and it's a connection that spurred a thriving Wisconsin industry.

From Wisconsin Ideas to Global Products

Winter 2014

A new effort guides entrepreneurs from campus to commercialization.

Leading the Whey

Fall 2014

A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.

From Spectacles to Start-ups, from Computer Chips to Civil Rights

Summer 2014

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards since 1936. Meet the four celebrated honorees.

Bookshelf: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Highlighted books from the Spring 2014 issue

David Bither MA’78: Record-Holding Record Label

Spring 2014

David Bither MA’78 of Nonesuch Records goes with his heart.

Viveca Chan ’76: Ad Agency Pioneer

Winter 2013

Chen had no idea what she wanted to do with her life — only that she wanted a U.S. education.

Location! Location! Location!

Winter 2013

“Location aware” technology for smartphones.

Andrew Stoltmann ’94: Defending Investors

Fall 2013

Andrew Stoltmann ’94 witnessed the cruel effects of fiscal crime when his father was swindled in a real estate deal, losing $80,000.

The Big Board in One Big Gulp

Fall 2013

Before the year is out, Jeffrey Sprecher ’78 is set to finalize his purchase of the New York Stock Exchange.

Jeff DeGraff PhD’85: Dean of Innovation

Summer 2013

"If you want to become better and new, the positive tension that comes from diversity, people holding divergent views, is essential to making innovation happen."

Getting Torched

Spring 2013

Economist Andrew Zimbalist ’69 argues that big-time sports and big-time stadiums are not necessarily a boon for cities.

Rich Varda ’75: A Sustainable Target

Spring 2013

When you want to reduce your energy consumption, you might swap an incandescent light bulb for a more efficient compact fluorescent. But Rich Varda ’75 thinks bigger — much bigger.

Bob Wills MS’81, PhD’83, JD’91: Urban Cheesemaker

Winter 2012

When night settles on Milwaukee’s near south side, Clock Shadow Creamery starts humming

A Thread of Hope

Winter 2012

At a factory in Latin America, workers are sewing UW apparel, providing for their families, and spreading hope that the global textile industry can change.

Madison Calling

Fall 2012

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

Imagine a Business

Fall 2012

Creative ideas and a supportive campus culture are helping more and more students embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.

Get Real

Winter 2011

RE 306: Real Estate Process

Quick Takes: Fall 2011

Fall 2011

UW News in Brief

Unhappy Hipsters

Spring 2011

The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.

En Français, S’il Vous Plaît

Spring 2011

A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.

A Conversation with The Commish

Spring 2011

Bud Selig looks back on his career, and ahead to a return to Madison, considering it all through “the retrospect of history.”

Licensing Revenue, 2008

Summer 2010

What could you buy with $54.1 million?

Spreading the Love

Summer 2010

Barry Levenson makes a compelling case for his chosen condiment.

Consumer Wake-Up Call

Winter 2009

By necessity, Americans have tightened their belts during the economic downturn‚ but will the valuable lessons learned bring lasting changes to our relationship with money?

Reinventing Wheels

Fall 2009

American automakers have taken their share of wrong turns, but 2009 has been the worst year ever. Can UW-Madison step in with ways to help them get back on the road?

Big Business

Summer 2009

History 247: The History of American Business

Keep in Touch

Spring 2009

Professor studies why, for some, only fingers can do the shopping.