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Stone Survivor

Winter 2018

Bryce Richter

After 70 secretive years, a gargoyle has been reunited with its twin. One of the sandstone statues, which sat atop …

The Next Dimension

Winter 2018

Sorbetto/ISTOCK

3D printing seems like science fiction come to life.

“It’s kind of Star Trek–like,” says Dan Thoma MS’88, PhD’92, director of …

For the Birds

Winter 2018

Mason Muerhoff

Nomen est omen, said the ancient Romans, who liked their maxims to rhyme: one’s name is one’s destiny. And while …

How High?

Winter 2018

What UW building is the tallest? The answer may surprise you.

Mind Games

Winter 2018

New research from the UW shows video games could help teach empathy to adolescents.

Bug Bites

Winter 2018

A UW researcher finds that a different kind of breakfast could improve health.

Rest in Pieces

Winter 2018

Dutch elm disease claims Elmer, a campus tree more than a century old that stood outside the Hector F. DeLuca Biochemistry Building.

Local News

Winter 2018

An aspiring journalist chooses an unexpected stop on his career path: his hometown newspaper.

Diplomatic Dilemma

Winter 2018

Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.

Transforming Research

Fall 2018

A UW–Madison lab seeks to improve outcomes for transgender people.

Reckoning with History

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into that …

On the Mend

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Ferguson the miniature donkey got a hand — actually a leg — from the School of Veterinary Medicine recently to …

New Money

Fall 2018

A UW class explores cryptocurrencies.

Campus Construction

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Major projects are under way on the UW–Madison campus to remove bottlenecks for students who need access to chemistry …

Deadly Cold

Fall 2018

A cautionary tale about human interactions with wild apes.

At the Movies

Fall 2018

Will Crazy Rich Asians change representation on the big screen?

Calling All Docs

Fall 2018

A UW program is working to reduce the shortage of ob-gyn physicians in rural areas.

Agriculture by Air

Summer 2018

UW researchers are using drones to search for more sustainable farming methods.

Audio Philes

Summer 2018

Students study podcasts as the medium takes off.

Good as Gold

Summer 2018

Badgers dominated a gold medal game for the ages on both sides of the puck in the Winter Olympics.

Parental POV

Summer 2018

A history course tackles the 1970s–90s through a generational lens.

Monarch Guardians

Summer 2018

UW–Madison’s Arboretum is part of a nationwide effort to protect the popular insect.

Note-Able Feature

Summer 2018

Jeff Miller

Those aren’t wagon wheels that passersby spotted earlier this year during construction of the Hamel Music Center at the …

Peace Out

Summer 2018

A collection of international flags serves as a buffet table centerpiece during a Global House Party event at the University Club. Jeff

Surprise Package

Summer 2018

First-year students link arms and sing ‘Varsity’ at the end of the Chancellor’s Convocation for New Students, a Wisconsin Welcome event. Jeff

Badgers of Influence

Summer 2018

J. J. Watt x’12 AP/Aaron M. Sprecher

“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …

Asked and Answered

Spring 2018

UW releases findings from a first-ever campuswide student climate survey.

Get Happy

Spring 2018

A popular consumer science course digs into our relationship with money.

Walk On

Spring 2018

Luciano Barraza MS’66, PhD’68 makes up for lost time.

Mystery Solved

Winter 2018

The List Issue featured four University Archives images in search of captions. Readers answered the call and helped identify three of them, with …

Taking Safety Seriously

Spring 2018

A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.

A Perfect Storm

Spring 2018

A UW professors teaches the science behind the news.

A Muffled Voice

Spring 2018

A UW researcher shines a light on a lost essay.

A-maze-ing

Winter 2017

Photo by Angie Treinen

Angie Treinen ’88, DVM’93 received a novel idea this year from the UW’s Geology Museum for her family farm’s …

Give What You Get

Winter 2017

Gaffera/Istock

If it’s the thought that makes a gift count, here’s a thought that can make your gesture count extra: get a …

Witness to History

Winter 2017

Sarah Morton

Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner for the …

Dow: 50 Years Later

Winter 2017

A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.

3 Kinds of Smiles

Winter 2017

How do we know what a smile means? A UW psychologist decodes them.

Eye on Irma

Winter 2017

UW plays a key role in weather warnings.

SERF’s Down

Fall 2017

Jeff Miller

For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to …