For Anna Therese Day ’10, going the freelance route in pursuit of a journalism career wasn’t so much a choice as it was a calling.
The work of Dan Venne ’01 is everywhere.
David Bither MA’78 of Nonesuch Records goes with his heart.
For Melinda Myers MS’86, there’s something special about helping people grow their first tomato.
Hines traces her path to the judge’s bench directly back to her experience as one of four black students in the UW Law School’s Class of 1971.
Chen had no idea what she wanted to do with her life — only that she wanted a U.S. education.
There’s no how-to book in thoroughbred racing ... experience is paramount.
When it comes to baking cakes, Leigh Henderson MBA’07 is good — scary good.
Andrew Stoltmann ’94 witnessed the cruel effects of fiscal crime when his father was swindled in a real estate deal, losing $80,000.
"If you want to become better and new, the positive tension that comes from diversity, people holding divergent views, is essential to making innovation happen."
“My theory of life — and career choices — then and now is to hang out with people that I don’t mind having lunch with.”
When you want to reduce your energy consumption, you might swap an incandescent light bulb for a more efficient compact fluorescent. But Rich Varda ’75 thinks bigger — much bigger.
Carolyn Smith ’87’s calves have powered her through more grueling miles than most people can even fathom.
For years, John Schmitt ’80 had heard that many of the world’s people live without access to clean, safe water
When night settles on Milwaukee’s near south side, Clock Shadow Creamery starts humming
. . . the Browns became the most successful team in race history by winning a record eight challenges.
“We are all part of a bigger story.”
Emily Friedman has a front-row seat to history as an ABC News digital reporter covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
“I felt guilty eating breakfast. I had to get in to work and make the game.”
A typical day for veterinarian Michael Wenninger DVM’04 brings to mind something that you’d see on Animal Planet.
A hotdog encased in soggy bagel dough with a side of Tater Tots and a skimpy fruit cup might not seem like much to write home about, but . . .
Making history in southern Sudan
Brooklyn Youth Sports Club: Basketball to promote academic excellence
No man is an island. However, one man’s name is becoming synonymous with them.
Ron Silverman ’69 stared into the jaws of death five years ago when he found himself fitting a crown molding for the mouth of Saddam Hussein.
“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.
There’s nothing in the family law classes to prepare future Badger attorneys to understand the relationship between a woman and a merman.
Weiner and Korevec create dailymile.com.
Judge (and fencing champ) Rosenfeld makes her point with cold steel.
Just days before launching his professional career in Hastings, Minnesota, Zach Bassett ’09 was sailing a forty-six-foot yacht in the Mediterranean.
As the editor of the literary magazine Rosebud, Rod Clark has published nearly 50 issues
After years of being what she called a “professional guest star,” (Patricia) Tricia O’Kelley ’90 scored a steady gig when she landed a role in CBS’s hit sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine.
Dennis White works to preserve Ojibwe culture.
Pam Hart Alexander co-founded SAAV to help save animals.
Kurt Unterholzner makes the most of his second chance.
Since Tony Dreyfuss ’97 opened Metropolis Coffee in 2003 in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood, it’s garnered publicity in publications ranging from Saveur to London’s Evening Standard.
Filmmaker Michael Mann ’65 says he chose to shoot his movie Public Enemies in the Badger state because, “There is no place else in America I can think of where [the] 1930s or ’20s or ’40s is as vivid as it is in Wisconsin. I’d forgotten how beautiful the state is.”
Jacquie Berg ’05 doesn’t just conquer challenges; she welcomes them. The California resident recently competed as a contestant on the CBS reality show Survivor: Gabon, where her daily life included meals of termites and ferns, and a less-than-ideal survival wardrobe.
Nothing has ever stopped John Ruf JD’93 from sailing — not the operations or radiation he underwent as a child to treat a tumor on his spine, nor the paralyzing injury he suffered after a car accident in 1998, when his mode of transportation became a wheelchair.
“I have become somewhat of a voice for the voiceless,” says public school teacher Dena Grushkin Florczyk ’80, who founded The Nigerian School Project to provide much-needed resources to teachers and students in Nigeria.