How Summer Nights Got Hot

Summer 2022

The Terrace music series became a sensation in the ’80s and is poised for a comeback.

Undergraduate Rap Star

Summer 2022

As Yung Gravy, Matthew Hauri ’17 conquered the music world while still a UW marketing major.

Gut Feelings

Summer 2022

While exploring the microscopic similarities that unite species, Kat Milligan-McClennan ’99, PhD’09 embraced her long-rejected Indigenous identity.

A Voice for Alzheimer’s Research

Summer 2022

The Wisconsin Medicine campaign boosts the UW’s work in health care and research, with an assist from Badgers radio announcer Matt Lepay.

Lawrence of Macedonia

Summer 2022

Through four decades of Cold War, Lawrence Eagleburger ’52, MS’57 was the crisis manager of American diplomacy.

Pass the Termite Chips

Summer 2022

Florence Dunkel’64, MS’66 sees food potential in bugs.

Safer Religious Fasting

Summer 2022

Mohamed Amin PhD’13 looks for healthy ways to go hungry.

Jerome Chazen’s Legacy

Summer 2022

The late philanthropist was a passionate supporter of UW–Madison and its art museum.

Notes from a Radical Kitchen

Summer 2022

Anita Mannur ’96 explores the ways in which othered communities reclaim space through food.

Sisterhood, Revisited

Summer 2022

Novelist Hanna Halperin MFA’16 lays bare the shared experiences that unite long-divided paths.

Ready, Set, Collaborate!

Summer 2022

The new UW Chemistry Building encourages group efforts.

The Fight for Title IX

Summer 2022

Fifty years ago, Kit Saunders MS’66, PhD’77 ushered in a new era for the UW’s women athletes.

The Science behind a Smile

Summer 2022

UW psychology professor Paula Niedenthal ’81 explores the wide variety of social rules for expressing emotion — and how they cause trouble.

A Fountain Loved and Hated

Spring 2022

Library Mall’s centerpiece has changed with the times and might transform again.

A Fund for Football Walk-Ons

Spring 2022

Former Badgers provide a boost for non-scholarship players.

Escaping the Taliban

Spring 2022

How Ben Schumaker ’03, MSW’06 helped an Afghan colleague flee to Pakistan.

How to Do More

Spring 2022

The UW vet school’s inaugural class pays it forward with an endowed scholarship.

A Magical Wilderness Experience

Spring 2022

Ashley Bredemus ’14 left engineering to run a boys’ camp deep in the woods.

A Little Creepy but Totally Quiet

Spring 2022

Studying in Memorial Library’s cages has been a rite of passage for generations of students.

When Nuns Fight Back

Spring 2022

"Matrix," by novelist Lauren Groff MFA’06, portrays an unlikely feminist utopia.

Virgil Abloh, Forever Fashionable

Spring 2022

The world mourns the brilliant designer and UW alumnus.

The Matilda Effect

Spring 2022

Margaret Rossiter MS’67 is rewriting the history of women in science, one name at a time.

A Dissenting Voice

Spring 2022

Social critic bell hooks MA’76 positioned herself as a “dangerous woman.”

Nice to See You, Face-to-Face

Spring 2022

During a break in the pandemic, alumni returned to campus for in-person events.

The Answer Man

Spring 2022

Matt Amodio MS’17 became a legendary Jeopardy! winner with a unique style of play.

Six Words about Race

Spring 2022

Michele Norris x’83 has been a national TV, print, and radio journalist, but her biggest contribution may be a project that sprang from a painful aspect of her personal history.

Real Estate for People, Not Profit

Winter 2021

Inspired by the Wisconsin Idea, James Graaskamp PhD’65 preached an ethical approach to development.

The Newspaper That Refused to Die

Winter 2021

Isthmus returns to the racks after shutting down during the pandemic.

Say What Is True

Winter 2021

UW creative writing professor Beth Nguyen tells bracingly honest stories about growing up Vietnamese American.

A Rocky Road to Literary Success

Winter 2021

Avi ’59, MA’62 conquered a writing disorder to become a renowned children’s author.

“Food Is Revolutionary”

Winter 2021

In Home Made, Liz Hauck MA’17, PhDx’23 explores the philosophical implications of dinner.

From Oakland, with Love

Winter 2021

In Blindspotting, Rafael Casal x’10 explores a single mother’s struggles.

A UW Dreamer

Winter 2021

After making it to the university, Gayle Williams Langer ’83 spent her life serving it.

The Youngest Donor

Winter 2021

At only 25, Kramer Endres ’17 wanted to ensure access for UW students with disabilities.

Finding Her Inner Royal

Winter 2021

Michelle Ranavat ’03 adapts ancient Indian beauty rituals for her skin- and hair-care line.

A Scientist Ready for Her Closeup

Winter 2021

Sarah Ives ’12 achieved instant stardom in the documentary Pandemic.

All Ways Grateful

Winter 2021

Heartful thanks from scholarship recipients show how the All Ways Forward campaign has made all the difference.

UW’s Unofficial Town Hall

Winter 2021

Der Rathskeller has evolved from a boys’ club to a welcoming campus gathering spot.

Let Us Count the Ways

Winter 2021

The effects of the All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign are everywhere, though many are subtle.

Farewell to jazz legend Joan Wildman

For jazz pianist Joan Wildman, music was life. That may sound like a figure of speech, but Wildman proved it a statement of fact. After…