College students and their parents are in closer contact than ever, and that bond has transformed the way universities interact with families.
“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting…
Kathryn Clarenbach ’41, MA’42, PhD’46 is largely unknown, but her name belongs alongside those of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the history of modern feminism.
The Facebook query was exacting and cryptic: “We need perhaps three or four individuals with excellent archaeological / paleontological excavation skills. … The catch…
An astounding find in South Africa adds a new branch to the human family tree.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.
For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.
Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.
Once upon a time, the pool was for men only, and nude swimming was encouraged.
As our nation faces a great political divide, UW experts and alumni explore the current state of democracy, our voting system, the enormous power and potential of social media, and the hopeful voices of the next generation.
Since Tony Dreyfuss ’97 opened Metropolis Coffee in 2003 in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, it’s garnered publicity in publications ranging from Saveur to London’s Evening Standard.
Filmmaker Michael Mann ’65 says he chose to shoot his movie Public Enemies in the Badger state because, “There is no place else in America I can think of where [the] 1930s or ’20s or ’40s is as vivid as it is in Wisconsin. I’d forgotten how beautiful the state is.”
Jacquie Berg ’05 doesn’t just conquer challenges; she welcomes them. The California resident recently competed as a contestant on the CBS reality show Survivor: Gabon, where her daily life included meals of termites and ferns, and a less-than-ideal survival wardrobe.
Nothing has ever stopped John Ruf JD’93 from sailing — not the operations or radiation he underwent as a child to treat a tumor on his spine, nor the paralyzing injury he suffered after a car accident in 1998, when his mode of transportation became a wheelchair.
“I have become somewhat of a voice for the voiceless,” says public school teacher Dena Grushkin Florczyk ’80, who founded The Nigerian School Project to provide much-needed resources to teachers and students in Nigeria.
Travel writer Everett Potter ’76 has the kind of job that most people only dream of — getting paid to travel the world, sample the best hotels, or ski at the finest mountain resorts.
Shane Welch ’01 founded Sixpoint Craft Ales in the basement of his former Vilas Avenue apartment. Now based in Brooklyn, New York, Welch distributes exclusively in New York City to more than five hundred bars and restaurants.
The blog called Talking Points Memo (TPM) is forging new pathways in online journalism, and Eric Kleefeld ’04 is part of the revolution.
Filmmaker Robert Stone ’80 remembers crushing cans in his suburban New Jersey hometown during the very first Earth Day forty years ago.
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You could say that Bryce Richter took one for the team, but that would be an understatement.
Highlighted books from the Fall 2009 issue.
Entering his tenth year of service on the WAA national board of directors, Peter Christianson ’71, JD’77 assumed the role of board chair on July 1.
WAA introduces second edition of The Red Shirt
WAA helps seniors face tough job market.
New online career tools offer more jobs, new services.
From Babcock Hall to Africa, a love of cheese yields friendship.
Wisconsin rowers compete for a seat in Oxford’s coveted Blue Boat.
Running back wants to improve lives of urban children.
Faculty and staff lead by example with scholarship gifts.
Band alumni are in step with a project to upgrade the practice field.