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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 …

4 Distinguished Alumni

Winter 2017

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

Dee Willems ’90, MS’96

Winter 2018

UW Archives S06352

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

Discover Alumni Park

Winter 2018

Bryce Richter

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

Wisconsin Singers

Winter 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 …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

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

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.

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.

Seismic Shift

Fall 2017

UW scientists decipher earthquakes.

Kabul Restaurant

Fall 2017

A State Street favorite finds a new home.

Wait for It

Winter 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.

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.

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 …

Marching Band Auditions

Fall 2017

Stop at the top!

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.

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.

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.

Crudités and Camaraderie

Winter 2018

UW experts teach a bit of Badger gastronomy.

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

Winter 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.

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.

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

Winter 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, …

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 …

Angie Stanton ’98

Winter 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.