Environment & Climate

Hunters No More

Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.

Sports & Recreation

The Good Guy

Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.

Business & Entrepreneurship

Private prisons

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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 of actuarial science, risk management, and insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business, conducted what is believed to be the first study comparing public…

Sports & Recreation

Sharing a Secret

UW men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan shares a secret with referee Gene Steratore during a game against the University of Iowa in January 2015. The winningest coach in UW history (357–125 at the end of last season), Ryan announced that he plans to retire at the end of 2015–16.

Sports & Recreation

Olive Sagapolu

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.


Don’t Stop Believing

Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers made it to the Final Four and then to the national championship.

Patrick Herb

Patrick Herb ’01, the assistant director for athletic…