Dee Willems ’90, MS’96

Fall 2017

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“I figured if it was going to happen eventually, it might as well be me,” says Dee Willems …

Discover Alumni Park

Fall 2017

Bryce Richter

October 6
Grand opening, 6 p.m.; includes exhibits unveiling, artisan demonstrations, UW Marching Band, and appearances by alumni …

Wisconsin Singers

Fall 2017

For five decades, the Wisconsin Singers have taken their act on the road to serve as goodwill ambassadors for the university. Former WAA …

Paula Bonner MS’78

Fall 2017

Paula Bonner

After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Map Quest

Fall 2017

Archaeologist Chris Fisher MA’95, PhD’00 risked snakes, spiders, jaguars, and flesh-eating bacteria to discover a lost city in Honduras.

Jim Leonhard

Fall 2017

The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.

Brain Trust

Fall 2017

UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.

The Voice

Fall 2017

For Spanish-speaking members of the St. Louis Cardinals, translator Alexandra Noboa-Chehade ’09 is an essential part of the team. “You eat, sleep, and dream baseball,” she says.

John Hanc MA’83

Fall 2017

Courtesy of John Hanc

To write a book proposal on a woman known as the Marathon Goddess, John Hanc MA’83, …

Seismic Shift

Fall 2017

UW scientists decipher earthquakes.

Kabul Restaurant

Fall 2017

A State Street favorite finds a new home.

Wait for It

Fall 2017

A study shatters the myth that all entrepreneurs are uber-confident risk-takers.

How to Save a Life

Fall 2017

After hitting bottom, Dean Olsen ’82 used his love for maps and support from UW–Madison to create a tool for preserving the memories of others and build a new life for himself.

WAA Names a New Leader

Fall 2017

Sarah Schutt takes the reins from Paula Bonner.

Steve Marmel ’88

Fall 2017

From campus comedian to a king of kids' comedy.

Marching Band Auditions

Fall 2017

Stop at the top!

Black Cultural Center

Fall 2017

A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.

Hail, Juvenile Logophiles

Fall 2017

An alumna helps to pen a clever picture book.

Muir Knoll

Summer 2017

Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat …

Our Man in Berlin

Summer 2017

As a foreign correspondent in Germany, Louis Lochner 1909 chronicled the rise of the Third Reich and helped Americans understand how Adolf Hitler amassed power.

Crudités and Camaraderie

Fall 2017

UW experts teach a bit of Badger gastronomy.

Where There’s a Will …

Summer 2017

Patricia Bean McConnell ’81, MS’84, PhD’88 of Black Earth, Wisconsin, is an internationally renowned zoologist and certified applied animal behaviorist who …

A Refuge for Hope

Summer 2017

At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan ’91 found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation.

A Rink of One’s Own

Summer 2017

Madison’s roller derby league has been instrumental in the evolving sport from its early days, thanks to the dedication of several UW alumnae.

Deborah Derman MA’76

Summer 2017

Regina Miller, Origin Photo

Breath. Purpose. Compassion.

For many people who have lost a loved one or are experiencing …

Daniel Brenner ’92

Summer 2017

Photo: Ronen Tivony

It took Rabbi Daniel Brenner ’92 until now to realize that he just wants to …

Mark Zimmer ’82, JD’85

Summer 2017

Andy Manis

By day, Mark Zimmer ’82, JD’85 is a Madison lawyer. But by night, he’s a classical-music …

In Search of the Lao Unicorn

Fall 2017

Bill Robichaud ’83 has devoted his career to saving the saola, a recently discovered mammal that may go extinct before scientists can even study it.

Words, Unwrapped

Spring 2017

Seth Parker, Seales Research Group, University of Kentucky

The biblical and the scientific merge with the work of W. …

Pomp and Circumstance

Fall 2017

UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.

The Sett

Spring 2017

Jeff Miller

Since Union South reopened in 2011, students and community members frequently pack The Sett Pub for watch …

Around the World in Eight Badgers

Spring 2017

As more Americans decide to live and work abroad, alums on each of the seven continents share what they like about their new lives and offer advice for fellow Badgers who dream of similar moves.

Poage Sculpture

Spring 2017

Sculptor Elmer Petersen created a statue of George Poage for the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Michael Lieurance

No …

Angie Stanton ’98

Fall 2017

Alumni author’s latest book is a campus trip through time.

On, Wisconsin Idea!

Spring 2017

A salute to this year’s Forward under 40 Award winners.

Eric Barrow ’93

Spring 2017

Andy Clayton, New York Daily News

Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up …

Melissa Auerbach Murphy ’01

Spring 2017

Scott Suchman

When 73 percent of hiring managers say that appearance is a big factor in who gets the …

Cambodia Protests

Spring 2017

A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera

A Matter of Interest

Spring 2017

When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, Simon Potter MS’87, PhD’90 was in charge of carrying out that change. What’s it like to have a front-row seat to keeping the economy humming?