Doug Erickson

Stories by Doug Erickson

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Sports & Recreation

Gabbie TaschwerSpring 2019

Lakes are a familiar backdrop in Taschwer’s life. She first learned to water ski as a three-year-old, going on to make history in world competition.

Gabbie Taschwer ’18 doesn’t quite walk on water, but she’s almost that good.

At the Show Ski World Championships in September 2018,…

Student Life

Surprise PackageSummer 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 Miller

For Mackenzie Straub x’22, the good news just kept coming. Shortly after being accepted to UW–Madison, she learned that her tuition and fees…

Humanities & Culture

Scene Setting

Jeff Miller photo

Elise Schimke ’17 sought solitude in campus libraries during her time at UW–Madison. So when the history and English literature major from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, had to pick a subject for a project in an elective photo class, her choice was automatic.