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7 Unusual Gifts

Winter 2017

Jeff Miller

To thank the university that launched you into the real world, sometimes writing a check doesn’t feel like enough. …

A-maze-ing

Winter 2017

Photo by Angie Treinen

Angie Treinen ’88, DVM’93 received a novel idea this year from the UW’s Geology Museum for her family …

6 Classes

Winter 2017

If you had been a female student at the UW in the late 1860s, your first year would have included the not-so-challenging courses …

6 Surreptitious Science Lessons in Alumni Park

Winter 2017

When the Wisconsin Alumni Association opened Alumni Park in October, it offered more than a green space on the Lake Mendota shoreline. It …

Witness to History

Winter 2017

Sarah Morton

Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner for …

5 Winter Olympians to Watch

Winter 2017

When the Winter Olympics open February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, these Badger alumni will represent the United States as members of …

6 Badgers in Space

Winter 2017


Suomi NPP satellite

Named after Verner Suomi, who founded the UW’s renowned Space Science and Engineering Center in 1965 and is … …

12 Alumni Twitter All-Stars

Winter 2017

Anders Holm returned to campus to speak at commencement in spring 2013. Bryce Richter

Anders Holm ’03 @ders8

Actor, cocreator, writer, …

20 Badger Bastions

Winter 2017

UW alumni gather in Chicago to cheer on the Badgers. Dirk Fletcher

Ever wonder which parts of the world have the …

Botany Greenhouse

Winter 2017

James White

Winter 2017

After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.

Dow: 50 Years Later

Winter 2017

A moment in history that transformed the lives of many students and the UW campus.

8 Late Literary Giants

Winter 2017

Badgers who made their mark in the literary world.

3 Kinds of Smiles

Winter 2017

How do we know what a smile means? A UW psychologist decodes them.

9 Badger Hall of Famers

Winter 2017

These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.

Recognition Jenni Radosevich ’05

Winter 2017

Jon Mattrisch

DIY Career

Jenni Radosevich ’05 (above, center) was crafting long before it was cool — before Pinterest and …

Recognition Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74

Winter 2017

Courtesy of Mike Splinter

Taking Stock of Success

When Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74 (above at Rheinfall, Switzerland) joined the board of …

Our Capitol at 100

Winter 2017

No matter their political leanings, surely visitors to our capitol agree on its remarkable beauty. In The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its …

Alumni Park Opens

Winter 2017

At the Alumni Park grand opening in October, visitors admired the new statue of Bucky Badger. Andy Manis

Alumni Park

4 Distinguished Alumni

Winter 2017

Since 1936, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored leaders in their fields.

Dee Willems ’90, MS’96

Winter 2017

UW Archives S06352

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

Wisconsin Singers

Winter 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 …

Discover Alumni Park

Winter 2017

Bryce Richter

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

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.

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.

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

Winter 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.

Hail, Juvenile Logophiles

Fall 2017

An alumna helps to pen a clever picture book.

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.

Muir Knoll

Summer 2017

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