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John Hanc MA’83

Fall 2017

Courtesy of John Hanc

To write a book proposal on a woman known as the Marathon Goddess, John Hanc MA’83, a …

Seismic Shift

Fall 2017

UW scientists decipher earthquakes.

Kabul Restaurant

Fall 2017

A State Street favorite finds a new home.

Wait for It

Fall 2018

A study shatters the myth that all entrepreneurs are uber-confident risk-takers.

How to Save a Life

Fall 2017

After hitting bottom, Dean Olsen ’82 used his love for maps and support from UW–Madison to create a tool for preserving the memories of others and build a new life for himself.

Black Cultural Center

Fall 2017

A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.

Hail, Juvenile Logophiles

Fall 2017

An alumna helps to pen a clever picture book.

Marching Band Auditions

Fall 2017

Stop at the top!

Muir Knoll

Summer 2017

Muir Knoll is a small, knobby extension of a drumlin — in this case, Bascom Hill — formed by the retreat …

Our Man in Berlin

Summer 2017

As a foreign correspondent in Germany, Louis Lochner 1909 chronicled the rise of the Third Reich and helped Americans understand how Adolf Hitler amassed power.

Crudités and Camaraderie

Fall 2018

UW experts teach a bit of Badger gastronomy.

Where There’s a Will …

Summer 2017

Patricia Bean McConnell ’81, MS’84, PhD’88 of Black Earth, Wisconsin, is an internationally renowned zoologist and certified applied animal behaviorist who …

A Refuge for Hope

Summer 2017

At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan ’91 found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation.

A Rink of One’s Own

Summer 2017

Madison’s roller derby league has been instrumental in the evolving sport from its early days, thanks to the dedication of several UW alumnae.

Deborah Derman MA’76

Summer 2017

Regina Miller, Origin Photo

Breath. Purpose. Compassion.

For many people who have lost a loved one or are experiencing other …

Daniel Brenner ’92

Summer 2017

Photo: Ronen Tivony

It took Rabbi Daniel Brenner ’92 until now to realize that he just wants to dance. …

Mark Zimmer ’82, JD’85

Summer 2017

Andy Manis

By day, Mark Zimmer ’82, JD’85 is a Madison lawyer. But by night, he’s a classical-music detective, …

In Search of the Lao Unicorn

Fall 2018

Bill Robichaud ’83 has devoted his career to saving the saola, a recently discovered mammal that may go extinct before scientists can even study it.

Words, Unwrapped

Spring 2017

Seth Parker, Seales Research Group, University of Kentucky

The biblical and the scientific merge with the work of W. Brent …

Pomp and Circumstance

Fall 2018

UW hockey coach Tony Granato x’17 goes back to school.

The Sett

Spring 2017

Jeff Miller

Since Union South reopened in 2011, students and community members frequently pack The Sett Pub for watch parties, …

Angie Stanton ’98

Fall 2018

Alumni author’s latest book is a campus trip through time.

On, Wisconsin Idea!

Spring 2017

A salute to this year’s Forward under 40 Award winners.

Eric Barrow ’93

Spring 2017

Andy Clayton, New York Daily News

Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up on …

Melissa Auerbach Murphy ’01

Spring 2017

Scott Suchman

When 73 percent of hiring managers say that appearance is a big factor in who gets the job, …

Cambodia Protests

Spring 2017

A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera

A Matter of Interest

Spring 2017

When the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, Simon Potter MS’87, PhD’90 was in charge of carrying out that change. What’s it like to have a front-row seat to keeping the economy humming?

Around the World in Eight Badgers

Spring 2017

As more Americans decide to live and work abroad, alums on each of the seven continents share what they like about their new lives and offer advice for fellow Badgers who dream of similar moves.

Poage Sculpture

Spring 2017

Sculptor Elmer Petersen created a statue of George Poage for the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Michael Lieurance

No one …

Rebel Alliance

Spring 2017

Women helm just a fraction of Hollywood films, a fact that Jennifer Warren ’63 has been working steadily to change since trading acting for directing three decades ago.

Alt-Rock Apex

Fall 2018

A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.

2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Winter 2016

For 80 years, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored exceptional alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Early recipients include actor Fredric March ’20 of Dr. Jekyll …

Dorri McGhee McWhorter ’95

Winter 2016

Photo by Alissa Pagels

As the CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Dorri McGhee McWhorter ’95 is garnering headlines for …

Pioneering Glass Artist

Winter 2016

Audrey Handler was one of the early students of famed UW professor Harvey Littleton, who pioneered the studio glass movement. John

Time for a Change

Winter 2016

Billboards placed around the state that tout the contributions of UW alumni are part of an unprecedented effort ahead of the …

Better Aging Through Art

Winter 2016

Changing our perceptions of aging is at the heart of The Penelope Project: An Arts-Based Odyssey to Change Elder Care, …

Michael Knetter

Winter 2016

The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.

Brandon Shields
MBAx’17

Winter 2016

A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.

Albert “Ab” Nicholas ’52, MBA’55

Winter 2016

Farewell to a Good Friend

Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry

Winter 2016

Beloved burgers and memorabilia.