Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.
Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.
He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.
The greatest threat to Wisconsin’s forests may not be pollution or urban sprawl.
Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather
By the time Roberto Rivera ’04 devised his own UW major, he had already experienced a life's worth of challenges. But that didn't stop him from showing other young people a way out.
Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.
A study finds that early mindfulness training leads to improved academics.
Alumni voices have played a role for more than 150 years.
The Wisconsin State Herbarium has added 60,000 samples to its collection.
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.
Citizen scientists provide clarity for lake researchers’ big questions.
Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.
Despite daily deluges, twelve students in this anthropology course spent most of June sifting and winnowing dirt.
How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?
An innovative UW program is aiming to bring Madison and Washington closer together, one semester at a time.
Wherever she's gone in life, the medically underserved have always found Jenny Amani MD'09.
Children diagnosed with autism will grow up, and that presents entirely different challenges for them and their families. Now the UW's Waisman Center is offering guideposts for the journey.
UW doctor on a mission for his late father.
Waisman’s legacy started with a different name: Kennedy.
Does religion have a place at a public university? The Lubar Institute contends that it does — not to proselytize, but to give students a safe place to explore beliefs and cultivate understanding.
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.
A professor’s words help a community explore its long-held beliefs.
When it comes to community service, UW athletes are pros.
Family's cells lead researchers closer to curing eye disease
A special partnership with the UW introduces ninth-graders to the notion of a degree following high school.
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Think that world hunger can’t be overcome? Bettina Luescher begs to differ.
For years, John Schmitt ’80 had heard that many of the world’s people live without access to clean, safe water
A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.
Engineering students help a surgeon get back on his feet in the OR.
He used novel techniques to eradicate syphilis in Wisconsin. He identified PTSD long before it had that name. Professor Hans Reese was a man ahead of his time.
Meet five Badgers every alum should know.