And Now for Something Completely Different

Summer 2021

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

“The Soul” Has Soul

Summer 2021

Sarah Brailey MM’07, DMA’21 wins a Grammy for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album.

Image vs. Reality

Spring 2021

In a pandemic, illustrating our spring issue was no easy task.

UW Expands COVID-19 Testing

Spring 2021

An innovative mobile app helps keep campus safe.

Research to the Rescue

Spring 2021

UW scientists rise to the challenge of fighting COVID-19.

Virtual Party School

Spring 2021

For all their computer wizardry, the undergrads who created Spacebar got the word out through low-tech means. Courtesy of Spacebar

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A Record Number of Applications

Spring 2021

Even in a pandemic, UW–Madison meets enrollment goals.

An Inclusive New Era for UW Athletics

Spring 2021

Mike Jackson ’04, MBA’13 oversees the department’s diversity efforts during a transformative time.

To Play or Not to Play?

Spring 2021

UW Athletics postpones and cancels games to keep students safe.

The Pandemic for Posterity

Spring 2021

UW Archives collects artifacts from an extraordinary year.

Calling Because We Care

Spring 2021

UW faculty and staff personally contact quarantined students.

The Concerts You Never Forget

Spring 2021

These campus-area shows have passed into UW–Madison mythology.

Hope for Coral Reefs

Spring 2021

UW professor Pupa Gilbert believes these essential parts of Earth’s ecosystem are more resilient than we thought.

How the Humanities Building Went Wrong

Spring 2021

From the start, problems plagued a piece of architecture that could have been great.

Reasons to Miss the Old Union South

Spring 2021

The austere building had its charms.

Investing in Higher Education

Spring 2021

UW proposes new buildings, greater borrowing power in state budget request.

You Break It, You Bought It

Spring 2021

The shattering of the Duke’s Mayo Bowl Trophy

A Soft Market

Spring 2021

Katie Lorenz ’12 sells alpaca-fleece products while ensuring fair wages for Peruvian artisans.

A True-Crime Must-See

Spring 2021

In A Wilderness of Error, Errol Morris ’69 revisits a notorious murder case.

Does This Ring a Bell?

Spring 2021

Enjoy a stunning nighttime view of the UW’s iconic Carillon Tower.

Progress on Diversity and Inclusion

Spring 2021

UW partners unite to effect change.

Meat Central

Spring 2021

The Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences has a fabulous new building.

A Viral Sensation

Spring 2021

Professor Malia Jones becomes the nation’s go-to COVID-19 expert with Dear Pandemic.

Coping with Isolation and Uncertainty

Spring 2021

UW Mental Health Services addresses an urgent need for care.

Finding a Voice, against All Odds

Spring 2021

The UW Odyssey Project empowers nontraditional students to speak up and pursue their dreams.

Your Badger Video Headquarters

Spring 2021

90,000 total views can’t be wrong.

The World’s Greatest Garage Sale

Spring 2021

The SWAP shop gives new life to UW surplus while helping the environment.

Who Is That Mask Man?

Spring 2021

A face covering by Max Bock-Aronson ’13 is one of 2020’s best inventions.

This Is a Job for an Ice Cream Scientist

Spring 2021

Maya Warren PhD’15 changes the world one scoop at a time.

Wisconsin’s Favorite Podcast

Spring 2021

Alex Gee Jr. ’85 brings his unique perspective to Black Like Me.

Welcome to the Nick

Spring 2021

Run, swim, and dribble at the UW’s state-of-the-art recreation center.

Running from Race

Spring 2021

Librarian Louise Butler Walker ’35 took desperate measures to survive in a racist society.

The Path to Self-Actualization

Spring 2021

Psychologist Abraham Maslow ’30, MA’31, PhD’34 showed how people reach their full potential.

Saluting “A Good Human Being”

Spring 2021

Former students create a fund to carry on the work of electrical engineering professor Thomas Lipo PhD’68.

All in for Diversity

Winter 2020

The UW redoubles its commitment to a welcoming campus environment.

It’s All in the Wrist

Winter 2020

New wearable technology reconstructs the hand in 3-D.

Turning Science into Stories

Winter 2020

JKX Comics illustrates vital concepts for nonscientists.

The Virus Fighters

Winter 2020

The UW marshals its resources against the pandemic.

Statue of Liberty 3.0

Winter 2020

The rise, fall, and rise of a beloved UW tradition

The Post-COVID Workplace

Winter 2020

Is it worth going back to the office?