In 2009, copilot Jeff Skiles ’84 played a key role in the “Miracle on the Hudson” emergency plane landing.
Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay ’92 makes no apologies for being a rabid Badger fan — even in a newsroom populated with Michigan alumni.
Allee Willis ’69 is more than just the composer of the hit songs such as “September” and the Friends theme: she also collects kitsch, throws legendary parties, and supports her hometown of Detroit.
Nancy Baym ’86 studies the close connection between musicians and audiences.
After 70 secretive years, a gargoyle has been reunited with its twin. One of the sandstone statues, which sat atop …
Peter Deming ’80
Mike Leckrone is as synonymous with the Badger spirit as Bucky. This year he’s saying his good-byes after 50 years with the UW Marching Band.
Adam Steltzner PhD’99 just wanted a regular job, so he became an engineer — eventually, one of NASA’s top engineers. Now he’s helping lead the search for life on Mars.
A remembrance of the Columbia astronaut.
Fred Milverstedt ’69 reflects on a UW–Madison childhood.
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
A UW researcher finds that a different kind of breakfast could improve health.
Why critical infrastructure is at risk
When Barack Obama appeared before cheering crowds in Chicago on the night he won the 2008 election, Brian Stockmaster MFA’98 …
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
Phil Johnston ’94 is back with Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.
What Marie Moody ’90 started in her Manhattan apartment has turned into a multimillion-dollar pet-food brand, all thanks to a mutt named Chewy.
With shovels in tow, a UW program is tackling two crises at once: a shortage of students in science and a growth of antibiotic resistance.
In a new book, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson ’63, JD’66 recalls his partnership with UW–Madison and his support for biotechnology research.
Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into that …
The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.
Brian Stack MA’88 is poised at the pinnacle of late-night comedy — writing and performing for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
If you were looking for Lester Graves Lennon ’73 back in the late ’60s, chances are you found him at …
Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.
During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world — …
At a bakery where treats serve the greater good, keeping the fiscal house in order is a sweet gig.
Badger star Elroy Hirsch x’45 ran into fame — and his nickname — on the football field, but he also tried out a lesser-known film career.
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 …
Badgers dominated a gold medal game for the ages on both sides of the puck in the Winter Olympics.
Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.
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.
Charlie Berens ’09 leans into his Badger State roots — and accent — to deliver the Manitowoc Minute, a comedic take on the news.
Been awhile since you've visited the UW's hometown? Consider an itinerary made up of beautiful views, a raft of restaurants, and a less-traveled path on campus.
“We must always remember that we — the people of this nation — should and can be …