For former Badger rower Todd Jinkins ’96, parachuting out of a plane with more than 100 pounds of gear on his back to prevent a forest fire is all in a day's work.
John Woolley MA’74, PhD’80 was 12 when he stood at a Nashville, Tennessee, curb watching President John F. …
“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …
College students and their parents are in closer contact than ever, and that bond has transformed the way universities interact with families.
Kathryn Clarenbach ’41, MA’42, PhD’46 is largely unknown, but her name belongs alongside those of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the history of modern feminism.
ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.
Grandparents University welcomes its first great-grandchild and continues a treasured tradition for one Badger family.
A Green Bay Packer’s daughter embarks on a quest to understand the brain disease that took his life.
The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.
Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.
The grass may be greener on the other side of the fence. But is that a good thing?
A magnet for nighttime relaxation since opening in 2013, the pier honoring the family of Mary Sue Goodspeed Shannon ’81 replaced the aging stone-and-concrete structure below the Alumni Center.
Lauren Groff MFA’06 had a year most aspiring novelists can only dream of, writing a bestseller that President Obama named his favorite book of 2015.
It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …
A movie producer talks about life in the spotlight after her Oscar win, and why she knew she had to produce a movie about journalists who uncovered sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.
He’s in search of the next “moon shot.”
When her mother died of Huntington’s, Shana Martin Verstegen ’02 didn't want to know if she’d get it, too — until deciding to become a mom herself.
From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.
People of color are more likely to get Alzheimer’s disease. The children of former Badger football star Lou Holland ’65 are among those that UW researchers are studying to try to learn why.
She translates the soaring highs and lows of her career as the U.S. Navy’s first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot into powerful insights about teamwork and leadership.
This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.
The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — The Russian Woodpecker — invites so many …
For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …
If you think that Anders Holm '03 is everywhere these days, you’re right. A combination of hard work and a few lucky breaks has put the writer-actor in the spotlight.
Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.
Roger Sharpe ’71 wrote the book on pinball — literally — and has become a guardian of the game since he first got hooked at the UW.
A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.
The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.
He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.
She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.
She can stop conversation by saying what she does for a living.
Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone camera. …
In the years following …
The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.