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Alumni

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.

Mystery Solved

Winter 2018

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

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.

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 …

Eloise Gerry

Spring 2018

Researcher Eloise Gerry blazed a trail for female scientists during her four decades with the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory in Madison. Photo

A Judge on Trial

Spring 2018

John Becker LLB1890 lost his career in public service when his words were deemed a crime.

A Big Bounce Back

Spring 2018

An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.

Arctic Watch

Spring 2018

In Alaska, where glaciers are melting, Fran Ulmer ’69, JD’72 leads a commission tasked with helping U.S. officials decide what to do about climate change.

Bridging Mountains

Spring 2018

Tara Linhardt ’93 found that Himalayan and Appalachian tunes have a lot in common — and she promotes traditional music in both worlds.

Michael Finley: The Sequel

Spring 2018

After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.

Keep on a- Rock’n Us, Baby

Spring 2018

Steve Miller x’65 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.

A Civil Rights Pioneer

Winter 2018

The influence of Lloyd Barbee LLB’56, a civil rights leader and lawyer in the 1960s and ’70s, lives on through Justice for

Ladee Hubbard

Spring 2018

Paula Burch-Celentano

At home in New Orleans, Ladee Hubbard MFA’14 was booked. She had a full-time job as an adjunct lecturer …

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.

That …

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 farm’s …

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 …

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 …

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 the …

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, and …

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 highest …

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.

Jenni Radosevich ’05

Winter 2017

Jon Mattrisch

DIY Career

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