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Film-Nerd Paradise

After immersing himself in UW movie culture, Michael Pogorzelski ’94, MA’96 became one of the country’s leading preservationists.

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The Travel Detective

Journalist Peter Greenberg ’72 crisscrosses the globe to dig up inside info on the world’s largest industry.

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Photography vs. Segregation

In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers in the South. What she discovered was an idyllic yet racially divided town struggling to confront longstanding issues of race and inequality.

For the next decade,…

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The Golden Age of TV is Now

No matter how viewers are binge-watching television these days, they might as well call it Badger-watching, given the multifaceted ways that UW alumni are contributing to our favorite shows.

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America to Me

Former teacher Jessica Stovall ’07 appears in a series exploring the inequalities in education.

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Scary Story

The creepy history of Science Hall provided inspiration for a UW professor’s gothic novel.

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Brian Stack MA’88 is poised at the pinnacle of late-night comedy — writing and performing for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Photo Gallery: Hirsch on Film

Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’45 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett asking whether I’d be interested in doing this movie,” Hirsch said in a 1987 interview. “I threw it away, and a couple of months later…

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Dream Maker

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.