Nancy Spelsberg ’99, MBA’06 will gladly nudge students toward industrial engineering. And it’s not just because she’s a graduate of …
If you’ve been to a wedding, baby shower, funeral, or birthday party in the last 13 years, you’ve probably crossed …
In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers …
Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming. Rather than give up, she became one of the nation’s leading performers.
Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi PhD’03 believes that if efforts to control nuclear fusion pay off, it will provide unlimited energy that will change the world.
The new event featured 1,848 minutes of pure fun, spirit, and generosity.
The activist has long been on the front lines of women’s and peace movements.
An adventurous summer road trip turned the UW’s first female engineering grad, Emily Hahn ’26, into one of America’s most storied travel writers.
As a nationally renowned sex reassignment surgeon, Marci Bowers ’80 — a transgender woman herself — is helping her patients find joy and belonging.
As the first UW women’s …
First a …
Thelma Estrin ’48, MS’49, PhD’52 blazed a …
When Helen Dickie ’35, MD’37 joined …
When Jean …
When popular graduate student Jenny Morrill MA1905 left campus for the summer, librarians found evidence of “a most awful crime” that she blamed on her morphine addiction.
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.
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
A remembrance of the Columbia astronaut.
Fred Milverstedt ’69 reflects on a UW–Madison childhood.
A UW researcher finds that a different kind of breakfast could improve health.
Why critical infrastructure is at risk