With shovels in tow, a UW program is tackling two crises at once: a shortage of students in science and a growth of antibiotic resistance.
In a new book, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson ’63, JD’66 recalls his partnership with UW–Madison and his support for biotechnology research.
For nine decades, Memorial Union has been a favorite spot on campus for fun and games. See how it's changed and how it remains the same.
Brian Stack MA’88 is poised at the pinnacle of late-night comedy — writing and performing for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.
Badger star Elroy Hirsch x’45 ran into fame — and his nickname — on the football field, but he also tried out a lesser-known film career.
Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’42 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett …
After a UW scientist and his wife lost two pregnancies, he sought answers. Why are these losses so common, and do other living things face the same struggle his family did?
Charlie Berens ’09 leans into his Badger State roots — and accent — to deliver the Manitowoc Minute, a comedic take on the news.
Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.
At Industrial Light & Magic, Rachel Rose MS’03, PhD’07 leads a virtual-production team that brings the Star Wars universe to the big screen.
Been awhile since you've visited the UW's hometown? Consider an itinerary made up of beautiful views, a raft of restaurants, and a less-traveled path on campus.
Bill Hibbard ’70, MS’73, PhD’95 and other artificial-intelligence experts want to ensure that AI meets its potential for good — avoids dystopian scenarios.
John Becker LLB1890 lost his career in public service when his words were deemed a crime.
An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.
In Alaska, where glaciers are melting, Fran Ulmer ’69, JD’72 leads a commission tasked with helping U.S. officials decide what to do about climate change.
Steve Miller x’65 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.
After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.
UW–Madison can lay claim to something no other college can: …
The Babcock Hall Dairy Plant makes special ice cream flavors to honor notable Badger people and events, and we think …
Ever wonder which parts of the world have the highest …
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 323:
Science of Climate Change
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Superhero TV and Cultural Power
Badgers who made their mark in the literary world.
From football Saturdays to live music on the Terrace, campus life can be loud. But there are coves of unexpected calm and seas of serenity if you know where — and when — to look.
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
There’s no shortage of choices for UW students in search of a group to match their interests.
It’s part of the campus master plan’s big picture: better managing space while protecting historic buildings and campus landscapes.
UW Archives is working to digitize each piece of UW history for people to both use and share, but with limited resources, that’s easier said than done.
Some faculty members come and go; others stick around and become legends.