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Military

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Spring 2017

The First World War changed the course of history and — for a time — the UW’s mission. To help with the war effort, the …

Classrooms Mobilized

Spring 2017

From telegraphy to auto repair to engineers, the UW campus organized to prepare student soldiers for war.

Patriotism and Poison Gas

Spring 2017

A submarine detector tested in Lake Mendota is just one of the contributions UW faculty members made to the war effort.

The Great War at Home

Spring 2017

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.

Camp Randall Memorial Arch

Fall 2016

Old Abe, the bald eagle mascot who went into battle with the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil …

A Diploma, at Last

Fall 2016

For a World War I veteran’s loved ones, a UW degree is better later than never.

A New Mission

Fall 2015

For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.

In Protest of ROTC

Fall 2015

In April 1990, students began a nearly weeklong sit-in outside the chancellor's office

Adopting History

Winter 2014

A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.

Flight of Honor

Spring 2014

UW doctor on a mission for his late father.

They Don’t Teach This in Basic Training

Spring 2012

“Ag 101” training for the Wisconsin National Guard.

Ronald Silverman ’69: Dentist to a Dictator

Fall 2011

Ron Silverman ’69 stared into the jaws of death five years ago when he found himself fitting a crown molding for the mouth of Saddam Hussein.