From meatless Tuesdays to research aimed at improving agricultural production, food was deemed a key weapon against the Germans.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
When the U.S. entered the First World War, the UW joined the fight by training soldiers, conducting poison-gas research, and sending students to work on Wisconsin farms.
UW students connect to a designer’s lost legacy.
A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.
From urban gardening to Southern black farmers who organized against oppression, UW assistant professor Monica White’s research reveals a missing chapter in the civil rights narrative.
John Woolley MA’74, PhD’80 was 12 when he stood at a Nashville, Tennessee, curb watching President John …
The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.
A mashup of science and old-fashioned detective work revealed the true origins of a mastodon skeleton on display at the UW for a century.
The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.
Picnic Point is a beloved campus playground, but it’s also a landscape rich in history that goes back thousands of years.
Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.
It’s a question that Erika Janik MA’04, MA’06 has been asking since her childhood.
A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.
An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.
An artist shares his rare talent — and his culture.
Combating misconceptions about ancient Rome.
A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.
Engineering professor explores the mysteries of chariots.