Push for Peace

Spring 2017

When war broke out in Europe in 1914, a UW English professor proposed another path.

Eric Barrow ’93

Spring 2017

Andy Clayton, New York Daily News

Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up …

Cambodia Protests

Spring 2017

A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera

All Hands on Deck

Spring 2017

Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.

Around the World in Eight Badgers

Spring 2017

As more Americans decide to live and work abroad, alums on each of the seven continents share what they like about their new lives and offer advice for fellow Badgers who dream of similar moves.

Stitching History

Spring 2017

UW students connect to a designer’s lost legacy.

Planet IceCube

Winter 2016

This eerie, moonlit setting looks like it could be on another planet, but it’s right here on Earth. At the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, …

Lynsey Addario ’95

Spring 2017

She has spent her career documenting both unthinkable human suffering and the daily lives of ordinary people in faraway places.

Spring 2016

Nuclear conspiracy

The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — …

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 …

Study Abroad

Spring 2016

Badgers far and away.

Scott Wilhelm ’01

Spring 2016

He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.

Shell Shocker

Spring 2016

Galápagos Islands find.

Chasing Abloh

Winter 2015

The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.

Hunters No More

Winter 2015

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.

Chazen Mural-in-Progress

Winter 2015

Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.

Timely Debut

Summer 2015

Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Badgers Helping Badgers

Summer 2015

Alumni are networking around careers, diverse communities, and global connections.

How to Beat Ebola

Summer 2015

UW scientists make encouraging progress toward a vaccine.

The Best Class I Ever Took

Summer 2015

[“The Warlord’s Biographer,” Spring 2015], was an excellent article! Brian [Glyn] Williams was my teacher back in Madison (1998, I think) for a Central …

A Historic Visit

Summer 2015

[In regard to Flashback in the Spring 2015 issue]: When I was an eleven-year-old, my mother, Etta Wittchow Barfknecht ’31, brought me to Madison …

The Warlord’s Biographer

Spring 2015

In his recent book, Brian Williams PhD’99 sets the record straight on Afghanistani general and now vice president Abdul Dostum, who, along with his cavalry of two thousand Uzbek horsemen, helped the United States defeat the Taliban in a key battle in late 2001.

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

India ink

Spring 2015

India’s Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru ended his 1949 U.S. tour with a UW visit.

Design Studies 501: Global Artisans and Pragmatic Design

Spring 2015

The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.

Desludging Dakar

Spring 2015

Using her understanding of human decision-making, Laura Schechter is improving sanitation in Senegal — and in the process, she's changing the way that social scientists and economists think.

Malala’s Story

Winter 2014

This year’s book program says go read — and then go do.

Anna Therese Day ’10: Freelancer Advocate

Summer 2014

For Anna Therese Day ’10, going the freelance route in pursuit of a journalism career wasn’t so much a choice as it was a calling.

International Studies 322 and 622

Summer 2014

An innovative UW program is aiming to bring Madison and Washington closer together, one semester at a time.

A Bridge between Cultures

Spring 2014

Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.

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.

Abbey Rules

Winter 2013

Catering to our obsession with the entire tradition of stately homes, titles, and pomp and circumstance.

A Badger Tale

Winter 2013

Go Big Read novel spans the globe via two characters.

Pigment Prejudice

Winter 2013

Due to a belief that their body parts bring good luck, people with albinism in some African countries are hunted and killed. Two alumni are stepping in to help Tanzania, where the problem is most severe.

Archaeologists on the Front Lines

Fall 2013

A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.

The Korea Connection

Fall 2013

Far-flung alumni strengthen ties with campus.

Ask the Experts

Summer 2013

On Wisconsin dispatches a bevy of reporters to track down UW experts and ask for advice on everyday stuff.

Getting Torched

Spring 2013

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

Destination Troy

Spring 2013

UW experts in classics, physics, and more will explore the ancient site.

Student Watch: Spring 2013

Spring 2013

La Maison Française