UW researchers have new tools for explaining who we are and improving our lives.
Fixing the Future
UW researchers offer reasons for hope.
What’s the future of UW–Madison? We went to the experts to find out.
Our illustrator peers into his crystal ball for a view of UW–Madison on its 350th anniversary. Yes, there will be jetpacks.
The pursuit of happiness can feel like a fruitless endeavor. UW experts say it doesn’t have to.
How did alumni predictions from 2007 pan out?
Remembering former UW–Madison chancellor Rebecca Blank, 1955–2023
The Future Issue shows how UW–Madison will change the world while also transforming itself.
Three new state-of-the art facilities will optimize learning and innovation at UW–Madison.
We foresee that you will meet a tall, green stranger seated on a steep hill.
UW professor Edna Ely-Ledesma draws up a blueprint for the future.
The UW did not intend to admit the most freshmen in its history, but demand has increased.
Athletic Director Chris McIntosh ’04, MS’19 sets three priorities in a rapidly shifting environment.
New software provides ultra-real-time information from satellites.
From Stem Cells to Stars
Science borders on science fiction in a collection of prize-winning images.
Traditions & History
In 1908, the UW had big plans for its future, but not all of them came to pass.
The statue atop Wisconsin’s capitol was supposed to look “Forward.” But what direction is that?
Innovate Week helps entrepreneurs turn dreams into world-changing businesses.
The Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts ring in the yuletide season with figgy pudding and a fake boar’s head.
Two UW alums find a novel way to bring health care to you.
An ingenious start-up by Max Schauff ’19 lets you skip the line.
Will organizations like WAA exist in the future?
Books & Multimedia
In Human Kindness, John Francis PhD’91 shares encouraging tales from around the world.
Father-son duo Ben ’67 and Leo ’99 Sidran give new life to timeless tunes.
Sarah Thankam Mathews ’17’s All This Could Be Different explores the challenges of young adulthood in a tumultuous world.
In Tailspin, John Armbruster ’89 takes inspiration from an aviator who survived a World War II crash.
In Descendant, Kern Jackson MA’91 documents the discovery of the last illegal slave ship and the people who never forgot it.
Anita Mannur ’96 explores the ways in which othered communities reclaim space through food.