A Rocky Road to Literary Success

Winter 2021

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

Say What Is True

Winter 2021

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

The Newspaper That Refused to Die

Winter 2021

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

Real Estate for People, Not Profit

Winter 2021

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

All Ways Grateful

Winter 2021

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

A Scientist Ready for Her Closeup

Winter 2021

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

Finding Her Inner Royal

Winter 2021

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

The Youngest Donor

Winter 2021

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

A UW Dreamer

Winter 2021

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

“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.

Let Us Count the Ways

Winter 2021

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

UW’s Unofficial Town Hall

Winter 2021

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

Farewell to jazz legend Joan Wildman

Winter 2021

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…