Before the year is out, Jeffrey Sprecher ’78 is set to finalize his purchase of the New York Stock Exchange.
What's a nine-letter word for "interwoven verbal puzzle"? Crossword! Try On Wisconsin's first cruciverbal challenge
Maggie Turnbull ’98 has become an authority on the search for signs of extraterrestrial life — and she's done it on her own terms.
As the university prepares to offer its first massive online open courses, we take a look at this new phenomenon and its implications for UW-Madison.
An aerial view provides a peek into what the UW looked like seventy-five years ago and contrasts it with today's perspective.
The theater world has embraced the talents of Carrie Coon MFA ’06, taking her all the way to the Broadway stage.
Ryan Ziegelbauer MS ’06 calls upon his degree in urban and regional planning to create masterpieces in a familiar medium: Lego bricks.
A special partnership with the UW introduces ninth-graders to the notion of a degree following high school.
Economist Andrew Zimbalist ’69 argues that big-time sports and big-time stadiums are not necessarily a boon for cities.
The devil's in the details, as a young grad has discovered in her job with the animation studio Pixar.
Oceans, mountains, car accidents, continents — über-athlete Sonya Baumstein ’07 has yet to meet the obstacle that can stop her.
Think that world hunger can’t be overcome? Bettina Luescher begs to differ.
A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.
At a factory in Latin America, workers are sewing UW apparel, providing for their families, and spreading hope that the global textile industry can change.
From a temple in India to American beauty salons, a global trade network spins hair into Black Gold
Delivering birth control to elephants is more difficult than you’d think — and more important.
A psychopath focuses on a goal — no matter how chilling the consequences. But UW researchers have hopeful news about changing that behavior.
Hoping to double alumni donations, the UW prepares to roll out an aggressive campaign.
Tom Schultz ’76 never dreamed he’d become a painter — but thanks to him, birdwatchers everywhere are able to identify their feathered friends.
Creative ideas and a supportive campus culture are helping more and more students embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.
He used novel techniques to eradicate syphilis in Wisconsin. He identified PTSD long before it had that name. Professor Hans Reese was a man ahead of his time.
From A to Z, the Dictionary of American Regional English reaches its goal.
A leading UW researcher says everyone has an emotional style — and you can train yourself to change.
Memorial Library bids an overdue adieu to its card catalog.
This former sprinter now trains pro basketball players — and has a track record for results.
Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.
Doctor Gary Hartman has become a world expert in the esoteric specialty of conjoined twins.
In his second term at the helm, Interim Chancellor David Ward isn’t sitting idly by.
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.
When three UW alumnae get to work each day, it’s all about astronauts and space suits and an evolving partnership with Russia to explore the universe. How cool is that?
Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.
James Frankki scours stones for evidence that proves America’s Viking past — or maybe not.
There’s a lot of muscle behind the magic that transforms the Kohl Center from a basketball arena to a hockey venue.
With the threat of Huntington’s disease hanging over her, Shana Martin lives life out on a limb – or at least a log.
To earn your red and white stripes, you need to know a few things about Wisconsin traditions and rituals, past and present.
This new program teaches the art and science of working with meat.
His life was a downward spiral until JD Stier ’04 and a persistent teacher saw a way out.