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What does it take to succeed as the head of a major public research university?

Fall 2012

Former UW–Madison Chancellor Donna Shalala recently told the New York Times that the job is like that of a tugboat captain: you try to get the ship aligned and pull it in the right direction.

Mobility Marvel

Fall 2012

Engineering students help a surgeon get back on his feet in the OR.

Flying Solo

Summer 2012

The war had become part of our lives, since many of our friends had gone off to fight.

Digital Diorama

Summer 2012

UW–Madison in 24 hours

Shadid . . . always chose to dig deeper

Spring 2012

“People want to bear witness, and they want to tell you the story”

Bubbler: A Secret Code

Spring 2012

Like the Rio Grande to Texans or the Mississippi to those who live along its banks, the Bubbler is not just a drinking fountain.

After the clock ran out

Spring 2012

Nobody does it better: win or lose . . . Badger fans unite.

Lord of the Flies

Spring 2012

It took multiple bus rides for a young Barry Ganetzky to attend college classes each day. That same singlemindedness has nourished the UW researcher’s longtime career, pushing him to study tiny creatures and find ways to treat human disease.

Rolling with the Badgers

Spring 2012

WAA tours helped alumni and fans follow the UW to Indianapolis and Pasadena.

Badger Sports Ticker: Winter 2011

Winter 2011

UW Athletic News in brief

A New Old Tradition

Winter 2011

A UW institute and a growing summer event bring Yiddish to life on campus.

We fall the extra mile

Winter 2011

If you want to get a lumberjill to open up, you should be willing to tumble head-over-heels into her world.

Bucky Badger Always Warms My Heart

Winter 2011

There is a warm spot reserved in my heart for Buckingham U. “Bucky” Badger.

Driver’s Education

Winter 2011

A virtual behind-the-wheel experience tracks behavior on the road.

Of Polyester Pants and Friendship

Fall 2011

When I first came to the university in 1978, I had never lived away from home or in a big city. Everything was new to me.

A doctorate from the University of Sarah Vaughan . . .

Fall 2011

Richard Davis likes to reminisce about his life and career in music.

A Table for Five

Summer 2011

We brought our whole selves to the table during those years, and we still do.

Badgers, All

Summer 2011

The McBurney Center fully integrates those with disabilities into campus life.

Decisions, decisions

Summer 2011

How do editors choose what will be on the cover of a magazine?

Changing Courses

Spring 2011

It was very hard to leave Madison, and in a sense I never have.

Sometimes a bat is just a bat

Spring 2011

Bud Selig's office decor opens a window onto its occupant's personality — or does it?

Sports and Society

Spring 2011

Allan H. “Bud” Selig ’56 often talks about how history guides the decisions he makes as the commissioner of Major League Baseball.

All’s Well That Ends Well

Winter 2010

Studying at a world-class university proves to be a life-changing experience.

The Art of Medicine

Winter 2010

Erin Kimball says choosing the rural track in medical school taught her “what it really means to be a physician.”

What goes on inside a prison’s fences

Winter 2010

You never know where a story might take you

After the Bombing

Fall 2010

As with many eventful days, Monday, August 24, 1970, began in perfect normalcy.

Can We Talk?

Fall 2010

Telefund callers learn life lessons — and a new appreciation for private support.

Where to stage a lynching

Fall 2010

There’s a theater in Lathrop Hall?

Blow Holes

Fall 2010

The shot-hole drill gives the Antarctic a breath of fresh air.

Test

Fall 2010

One of the Fortunate Few

Summer 2010

The feeling has never worn off.

Family to Family

Summer 2010

A major gift establishes specialty clinics for children facing acute health concerns.

Scheduling the President

Summer 2010

It wasn’t hard getting Alyssa Mastromonaco ’98 to agree to an interview about her experiences working for Barack Obama and as director of scheduling and advance for the White House.

More Great People

Spring 2010

Helping medical students with debt allows them to serve where the need is greatest.

Manga Mania

Spring 2010

East Asian 376: Manga

Go West Happy Cow

Spring 2010

Tyler Knowles ’05 headed to Hollywood after graduation to make movies, but he had to return to Wisconsin to realize the dream of directing his first film.

Nature’s Laboratory

Fall 2009

You could say that Bryce Richter took one for the team, but that would be an understatement.

A Worldly Taste for Cheese

Fall 2009

From Babcock Hall to Africa, a love of cheese yields friendship.

Great People

Fall 2009

Faculty and staff lead by example with scholarship gifts.

Drumming up Support

Fall 2009

Band alumni are in step with a project to upgrade the practice field.