A Poet Writing Loudly

Fall 2021

What’s it like to be Afghan and Kurdish in the U.S.? Read Hajjar Baban ’20.

Registration by Walkie-Talkie

Fall 2021

In the days before virtual enrollment, getting your preferred classes required creativity and collaboration.

NFL Funds Hamstring Study

Fall 2021

UW researchers tackle one of the most frustrating sports injuries.

A Quarterback’s State of Mind

Fall 2021

Graham Mertz x’23 puts his meditation skills to use on and off the field.

A Movie Mogul’s Big Break

Fall 2021

Walter Mirisch ’42 transcended humble origins to produce classic Hollywood films.

Celebrating the Divine Nine

Fall 2021

A new UW plaza commemorates Black fraternities and sororities.

A Real-Live Homecoming

Fall 2021

This year’s event includes face-to-face offerings.

A Podcast for Peace

Fall 2021

On The Branch, Dina Kraft ’93 delves into stories of Israeli/Palestinian friendship.

The Milk Carton Is Obsolete

Fall 2021

Creative UW students reconceive it as a pouch.

Corridor of Dreams

Fall 2021

A surprising piece of public art transforms a campus underpass.

Back to the Terrace

Fall 2021

Sunsets still look great on the Memorial Union pier.

Rebuilding Democracy — with Mahogany

Fall 2021

After the January 6 riot, the Forest Products Lab helped repair the U.S. Capitol.

Back to School, In Person

Summer 2021

UW–Madison cautiously plans for a “new normal” this fall.

Reimagining the UW Classroom

Summer 2021

During the pandemic, professors have creatively adapted to online teaching.

Next-Level Engineering

Summer 2021

A proposed building would stimulate collaborations and spark discoveries.

The Emotion Behind the Mask

Summer 2021

In a new world of face coverings, kids can still decode expressions.

Shoot, Score, Celebrate

Summer 2021

UW women’s hockey claims its second straight national championship title.

American Sign Language in the Classroom

Summer 2021

Amy Free ’96 promotes equity as an interpreter across campus.

How to Move a Masterpiece

Summer 2021

It wasn’t easy bringing Jean Dubuffet’s 500-pound Danse Élance to campus.

Inject and Protect

Summer 2021

Student helpers provide a shot in the arm for vaccination efforts.

Fun and Games in a Refugee Camp

Summer 2021

Joel Baraka x’22 devises a novel way for children to learn in his own onetime home.

The Red Gym’s Modern Makeover

Summer 2021

The 19th-century building now boasts up-to-date student spaces.

A Welcoming Badger Community

Summer 2021

Efforts to engage UW alumni of color are showing results.

Speaking for the Stars

Summer 2021

Dave Arnold ’08 oversees communications for business and political legends.

Black Girl Calls Home

Summer 2021

During her time in the UW’s First Wave program, Mans toured internationally as a slam poet and released her first book.

“That Simple Slice of Happiness”

Summer 2021

With Danish pastry, Peter Olesen ’09 helps customers endure the pandemic.

One Miracle Deserves Another

Summer 2021

After a lifesaving procedure, Pleasant Rowland funds a UW transplant clinic.

Barry Alvarez Up Close

Summer 2021

The UW athletic director is the rare celebrity you’d want to have a beer with.

A New Cancer Therapy Field

Summer 2021

A UW team is helping to weaponize the body’s own immune system.

The Rise and Fall of the Kiekhofer Wall

Summer 2021

Before social media, UW students shared messages via Langdon Street graffiti.

Before and after the Pandemic

Summer 2021

Some things changed. Amazingly, others didn’t.

Mystery Chimp Disease

Summer 2021

UW breakthroughs help veterinarians in Sierra Leone.

A Hockey Star’s New Goal

Summer 2021

After winning the Stanley Cup, Ryan McDonagh x’22 returns to finish his UW degree.

The Best of Barry Alvarez

Summer 2021

Set to retire, the athletic director picks his favorite moments from a legendary Badger career.

The Art of Gumbo Diplomacy

Summer 2021

New UN ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield MA'75 shares her secret recipe for fostering international dialogue.

How I Survived the Pandemic

Summer 2021

UW students learned to navigate a campus turned upside down.

Behind the Scenes on Capitol Hill

Summer 2021

Manu Raju ’02 rises to CNN’s chief congressional correspondent at a turbulent time for politics and media.

Aliens among Us

Summer 2021

According to this UFO researcher, the extraterrestrials aren’t coming. They’re already here.

A Champion for the Birds

Summer 2021

UW professor Joseph Hickey MS’43 linked pesticides to declining populations.

And Now for Something Completely Different

Summer 2021

In "Beginners," Tom Vanderbilt ’91 proves that old folks can learn new tricks.