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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.

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.

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.

A Civil Rights Pioneer

Fall 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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74

Winter 2017

Courtesy of Mike Splinter

Taking Stock of Success

When Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74 (above at Rheinfall, Switzerland) joined the board of

Our Capitol at 100

Winter 2017

No matter their political leanings, surely visitors to our capitol agree on its remarkable beauty. In The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its …

Alumni Park Opens

Winter 2017

At the Alumni Park grand opening in October, visitors admired the new statue of Bucky Badger. Andy Manis

Alumni Park welcomed …

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 …

4 Distinguished Alumni

Winter 2017

Since 1936, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored leaders in their fields.

Dee Willems ’90, MS’96

Fall 2018

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“I figured if it was going to happen eventually, it might as well be me,” says Dee Willems ’90, …

Wisconsin Singers

Fall 2018

For five decades, the Wisconsin Singers have taken their act on the road to serve as goodwill ambassadors for the university. Former WAA …

Paula Bonner MS’78

Fall 2017

Paula Bonner

After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to Madison …

Discover Alumni Park

Fall 2018

Bryce Richter

October 6
Grand opening, 6 p.m.; includes exhibits unveiling, artisan demonstrations, UW Marching Band, and appearances by alumni who …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Map Quest

Fall 2017

Archaeologist Chris Fisher MA’95, PhD’00 risked snakes, spiders, jaguars, and flesh-eating bacteria to discover a lost city in Honduras.

Jim Leonhard

Fall 2017

The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.

Brain Trust

Fall 2017

UW professor Tony Stretton is well into his fourth decade of teaching undergraduates the wonders of brain science — and still has a lot of fun doing it.

The Voice

Fall 2017

For Spanish-speaking members of the St. Louis Cardinals, translator Alexandra Noboa-Chehade ’09 is an essential part of the team. “You eat, sleep, and dream baseball,” she says.

WAA Names a New Leader

Fall 2017

Sarah Schutt takes the reins from Paula Bonner.

Steve Marmel ’88

Fall 2017

From campus comedian to a king of kids' comedy.