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The Marvels of Cartooning

Fall 2018

Andy Manis

Just like the superheroes he creates, artist Jeff Butler x’18 provided powerful inspiration when he led a workshop on drawing …

The Big Dig

Fall 2018

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.

Science Faction

Fall 2018

In a new book, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson ’63, JD’66 recalls his partnership with UW–Madison and his support for biotechnology research.

Reckoning with History

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

Between 1919 and 1926, two UW student organizations took the name Ku Klux Klan, and a report delving into that …

Pat Richter ’64, JD’71

Fall 2018

The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.

LOL

Fall 2018

Brian Stack MA’88 is poised at the pinnacle of late-night comedy — writing and performing for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Misdemeanorland

Fall 2018

A researcher looks at the rise in arrests for less serious crimes.

Lester Graves Lennon ’73

Fall 2018

Sarah Morton

If you were looking for Lester Graves Lennon ’73 back in the late ’60s, chances are you found him at …

Bridge Builder

Fall 2018

Rod Hassett ’62 has sourced his hometown to inspire the next generation of engineers — diversifying his profession along the way.

Beauty Vanishes

Fall 2018

During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world — …

Andy Rosengarden ’97

Fall 2018

Joe Vericker

At a bakery where treats serve the greater good, keeping the fiscal house in order is a sweet gig.

Andy …

When Crazylegs Went Hollywood

Fall 2018

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.

Photo Gallery: Hirsch on Film

Fall 2018

Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’42 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett …

Good as Gold

Summer 2018

Badgers dominated a gold medal game for the ages on both sides of the puck in the Winter Olympics.

Hooked on Comics

Summer 2018

Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.

Dream Maker

Summer 2018

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.

From Wisconsin, With Humor

Summer 2018

Charlie Berens ’09 leans into his Badger State roots — and accent — to deliver the Manitowoc Minute, a comedic take on the news.

Madison, Revisited

Summer 2018

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.

Henry Vilas Zoo

Summer 2018

A pair of lion cubs, born in 2017, are a major draw, along with the zoo’s Arctic Passage exhibit — home to polar …

Peace Out

Summer 2018

A collection of international flags serves as a buffet table centerpiece during a Global House Party event at the University Club. Jeff

Paul Rusk ’77, MA’91

Summer 2018

Photo courtesy of Naomi Halverson

“We must always remember that we — the people of this nation — should and can be …

Aaron Bird Bear

Summer 2018

As assistant dean for Student Diversity Programs in the School of Education, Aaron Bird Bear MS’10 fills a lot of roles: recruiting and retaining …

Diploma Homecoming

Summer 2018

The Law School’s diplomas were much larger in 1876 than they have been in recent years. Compared to his “postcard”-sized diploma, Peter Christianson …

Alex Frecon ’09

Summer 2018

Courtesy of Howe International Friendship League

When Alex Frecon ’09 left his home in Minnesota to play hockey against the North …

Cynthia Hornig ’91

Summer 2018

Rachel Schultz

Ten years after Cynthia Hornig ’91 and her friend Jen Jones left their jobs in 2001 to start a

Badgers of Influence

Summer 2018

J. J. Watt x’12 AP/Aaron M. Sprecher

“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …

Beata Nelson

Summer 2018

Nelson is looking ahead to the 2020 Summer Olympic trials.

Beata Nelson x’20 began her swimming journey where any kid who loves the …

Eat, Stroll, Connect

Summer 2018

UW Now connects alumni in Atlanta.

Jerry Zucker

Summer 2018

The journey from Madison to Hollywood started on graduation day.

How to Trust a Robot

Summer 2018

Bill Hibbard ’70, MS’73, PhD’95 and other artificial-intelligence experts want to ensure that AI meets its potential for good — avoids dystopian scenarios.

Empowering Mothers

Summer 2018

A new book gives voice to mothers from all walks of life.

Jo Ann Heckroth Jansen

Spring 2018

A UW alumna hoops it up and inspires players decades younger.

Walk On

Spring 2018

Luciano Barraza MS’66, PhD’68 makes up for lost time.

Mystery Solved

Fall 2018

The List Issue featured four University Archives images in search of captions. Readers answered the call and helped identify three of them, with …

Alice Evans

Spring 2018

Meet a Badger who made one of the most important contributions to public health in the 20th century.

Groovin’ … on Reunion Afternoons

Spring 2018

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UW alumni who were in …

Emma Straub MFA’08

Spring 2018

Andrea Mohin/The New York Times/Redux

A Store Grows In Brooklyn

The planning took months. For a brief moment, when emotions ran high, …

Gordon Hempton MAx’82

Spring 2018

In search of the sounds of silence.

Charles and Sara Rippey

Spring 2018

A love story meets a tragic ending.

Chazen Museum of Art

Spring 2018

The Chazen presents 10 to 12 temporary exhibitions each year, featuring works from its permanent collection and pieces on loan from museums around …