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Alumni

Florin Steps into Top Spot

Fall 2011

Although Dave Florin ’92 is entering his eighth year of service with WAA’s national board of directors, his involvement began long before that.

Bruce Kania ’75: Floating a Sustainable Idea

Fall 2011

No man is an island. However, one man’s name is becoming synonymous with them.

Ronald Silverman ’69: Dentist to a Dictator

Fall 2011

Ron Silverman ’69 stared into the jaws of death five years ago when he found himself fitting a crown molding for the mouth of Saddam Hussein.

Prison Breaks

Fall 2011

His life was a downward spiral until JD Stier ’04 and a persistent teacher saw a way out.

Genotopia

Fall 2011

Does genomics hold the secrets for the future of medicine? Eric Green believes it does — and that Bill Gahl is showing the way.

Life Lessons

Fall 2011

When Richard Davis teaches, his words are like the notes he plays, flowing effortlessly from topic to topic, as he explains music and so much more.

Celebrating the Past, Shaping the Future

Summer 2011

Test your Badger IQ.

On, Wisconsin Alumni Association!

Summer 2011

You’re invited to celebrate WAA’s 150th birthday.

From Press to Professor

Summer 2011

Longtime sports journalist brings an authentic voice to his classroom.

A Table for Five

Summer 2011

We brought our whole selves to the table during those years, and we still do.

Badgers on the Big (and Small) Screen

Summer 2011

Scriptwriters use creative license to claim connections to Wisconsin.

Tears and Gas

Summer 2011

. . . the teargas has been absent.

Been There, Done That

Summer 2011

Journalism 666: Professional Responsibility in Mass Communication.

Bookshelf: Summer 2011

Summer 2011

Highlighted books from the Summer 2011 issue

Grandparents Eeeeuw-niversity

Summer 2011

Grandparents U is a lifelong learning event that brings children ages seven to fourteen to campus with their grandparents

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

Summer 2011

“We can learn plenty from the past,” says Estella Leopold ’48.

Seeing potential

Summer 2011

Eight other medical schools turned Tim Cordes MD’04, PhD’07 down flat, but the UW said yes — and discovered a remarkable physician who earned “student of the year” honors, created his own biochemistry software, specializes in addiction, and happens to be blind.

Oh, My Stars!

Summer 2011

Who are the UW’s all-time awesomest alumni? On Wisconsin picks its list of greatest grads (and even one non-grad) in fields ranging from agriculture to technology.

The Eye of the Storm

Summer 2011

Lynsey Addario’s recent capture by Libyan forces was just the latest in a series of perils for this frontline photojournalist. But she’s never let danger stop her from bringing her unique perspective to coverage of conflict and humanitarian issues.

The Class of 2011

Summer 2011

These seven students are becoming diploma-carrying Badgers this year, joining the ranks of more than 380,000 UW-Madison alumni around the world. They have a firm grasp of reality — but also an inspiring take on what’s to come.

Match Day

Spring 2011

When it’s all over, one thing is clear: Match Day for medical students has more authentic drama, excitement, and emotion than any episode of Grey’s Anatomy.

Changing Courses

Spring 2011

It was very hard to leave Madison, and in a sense I never have.

California Dreamin’

Spring 2011

The Badger faithful made the Pacific Coast look like a red sea on December 30

En Français, S’il Vous Plaît

Spring 2011

A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.

Ben Weiner ’06 and Kelly Korevec ’06: Partnership in Motion

Spring 2011

Weiner and Korevec create dailymile.com.

Madelon Rosenfeld ’71: Staying Sharp as a Fencing Champion

Spring 2011

Judge (and fencing champ) Rosenfeld makes her point with cold steel.

WAA Honors Eight Grads

Spring 2011

WAA honors eight alumni who have a global impact.

A Conversation with The Commish

Spring 2011

Bud Selig looks back on his career, and ahead to a return to Madison, considering it all through “the retrospect of history.”

Family Man

Spring 2011

Steven Levitan reaches new heights by writing what he knows.

Study Abroad, Alumni Style

Winter 2010

Have you ever wanted to learn Spanish, but never had the time?

Sifting and Winnowing in New York City

Winter 2010

Meeting of the Minds sparks lively debate on pressing contemporary issues.

International Initiatives

Winter 2010

Boosting the UW’s role on the world stage.

Chancellor Solicits Alumni Input

Winter 2010

Badger Partnership aims for revised model of state support.

All’s Well That Ends Well

Winter 2010

Studying at a world-class university proves to be a life-changing experience.

The Art of Medicine

Winter 2010

Erin Kimball says choosing the rural track in medical school taught her “what it really means to be a physician.”

Bookshelf: Winter 2010

Winter 2010

Highlighted books from the Winter 2010 issue.

Zach Bassett ’09: Setting Sail through Craigslist

Winter 2010

Just days before launching his professional career in Hastings, Minnesota, Zach Bassett ’09 was sailing a forty-six-foot yacht in the Mediterranean.

Rod Clark ’71: Literature in Bloom

Winter 2010

As the editor of the literary magazine Rosebud, Rod Clark has published nearly 50 issues

The Plazaburger

Winter 2010

Without the sauce, it might be just another burger. And without the burger, the Plaza Tavern might be just another bar.

Head-On Collision

Winter 2010

With every brain she dissects, neuropathologist Ann McKee ’75 discovers more about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the disease that results from repeated brain injuries. Her studies are changing how sports — especially football — are played.