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Voice of Experience

Fall 2016

ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.

Peaceful Pursuits

Fall 2016

UW graduate students develop a new use for drones: detecting explosives buried in war zones.

A Diploma, at Last

Fall 2016

For a World War I veteran’s loved ones, a UW degree is better later than never.

The Race to Stop Zika

Summer 2016

UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.

Let’s Eat Out

Spring 2019

We’re right at the dawn of space agriculture.

Empty Stomachs

Summer 2016

The UW campus is now home to a food pantry for students who don’t know where their next meal will come from.

Disc Jocks

Summer 2016

From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.

Famous Fungus

Summer 2016

Big find: specimens George Washington Carver collected uncovered at the UW.

Climate Change to Last Millennia

Spring 2019

The effects of a warmer Earth will last and last and last.

War Anthems

Spring 2016

Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.

Shell Shocker

Spring 2016

Galápagos Islands find.

Beautiful Bugs

Spring 2016

Not your average wallpaper.

Wine Guide

Spring 2016

UW's first enologist is mixing science and business to make Wisconsin's wine — and its wine industry — more robust.

Apple Core

Spring 2016

UW computer sciences professor Gurindar Sohi developed technology that is at the heart of a legal dispute with Apple, Inc.

Better Building Blocks

Spring 2016

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Lego wants to turn its iconic bricks green by investing $150 million to find cleaner ways to manufacture them. But the iconic …

History in Their Own Words

Spring 2016

Former Badger football player Lewis Ritcherson, Jr. ’70 (pictured in 1967) spoke with campus historians. Courtesy UW-Madison Archives S16987

In the years following …

Bridge Out

Winter 2015

Something's missing from University Avenue.

Private prisons

Winter 2015

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States may not be getting the financial benefits that the $5 billion private prison industry advertises. Anita Mukherjee, an assistant professor …

Here Comes the Sun

Winter 2015

UW researchers weave fabric that can harness solar energy.

History Book

Winter 2015

If these shoes could talk: Students learn the art of making objects speak.

Art for Fruit’s Sake

Winter 2015

Paintings show horticulture students how fruits and vegetables have changed over the centuries.

Aquatic Artist

Winter 2015

Kandis Elliot’s work tells a beautiful big fish story.

We’re #1 — But Not in a Good Way

Spring 2019

Think the Badgers are underrated? There's proof.

Get Real

Winter 2011

RE 306: Real Estate Process

Pulp Fixin’

Fall 2015

UW’s Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center researchers identified a method to make paper easier to produce.

In Protest of ROTC

Fall 2015

In April 1990, students began a nearly weeklong sit-in outside the chancellor's office

The Hole Story

Fall 2015

UW has one manhole for every 238 and a half feet of pipe.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.

Contender: Alyssa Daniels

Fall 2015

The sport of kings comes to UW-Madison, with help from an aspiring veterinarian.

Love Online

Fall 2015

Becoming “Facebook official” is a milestone in modern romance, but can it also help love last?

Budget Fallout

Fall 2015

For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.

Chemic Book

Spring 2019

Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.

Timely Debut

Summer 2015

Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Career Confidence is Key

Summer 2015

L&S program helps students build experience, connections, and confidence.

Badger Sports Ticker: Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Swimmer Nick Schafer is a star on two continents. In April, the senior won the title of Australian National Champion in the 200-meter breaststroke …

Triple Threat

Summer 2015

He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.

Quick Takes Summer 2015

Summer 2015

UW News in brief

Oh, Deer

Summer 2015

The greatest threat to Wisconsin’s forests may not be pollution or urban sprawl.

Badger Brewski

Summer 2015

A food science course is putting a new meaning behind “microbrewery.”

Ride Sharing?

Summer 2015

Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather