Highlighted books from the Winter 2009 issue.
For two alumni, the Peace Corps provided lessons in sustainability.
With unwavering support, the Chancellor’s Scholars Program reaches a quarter-century.
A new scholarship paves the way for a pre-med student.
“On, Wisconsin!” turns one hundred
Former Badgers pick up the pace in Portland, Oregon.
WAA honors outstanding alumni at 73rd annual awards program.
I arrived by air, breathless with anticipation. I arrived alone. I see myself across an abyss now of four decades as a figure of uncertainty like a line drawing by Saul Steinberg.
In January, US Airways Flight 1549 made an unscheduled landing in the Hudson River. Quick action by the crew, including copilot Jeffrey Skiles ’84, ensured survival for all aboard. Skiles now shares his experiences.
Anne Topham ’63, MA’65 didn’t set out to become a trailblazer, but her pursuit of award-winning chèvre helped launch artisanal goat cheese in Wisconsin.
Taking the long way to find love.
Highlighted books from the Summer 2009 issue.
When tribal elders die and take their languages with them, it’s akin to a culture burning its libraries. Henning Garvin ’03, other alumni, and UW researchers are hoping to put out the fire by pairing generations and creating enduring records of Wisconsin’s five native tribes.
Errol Morris’s documentaries are known for being quirky — and brilliant. In the words of film critic Roger Ebert, “After twenty years of reviewing films, I haven’t found another filmmaker who intrigues me more ... Errol Morris is like a magician, and as great a filmmaker as Hitchcock or Fellini.”
How much is enough when it comes to education? Some UW alumni are gluttons for course work. Meet the candidates in the competition to become UW-Madison’s most-graduated graduate.
WAA honors outstanding young alumni.
Writers made all the difference to a young man looking for a profession.
WAA speaker and resources offer encouragement.
Badger chapters compete for charity.
Highlighted books from the Spring 2009 issue.
A Mama Badger blogs about saying good-bye.
A look at groups that Badgers have formed online.