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Carey Dunai Lohrenz ’90

Summer 2016

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.

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.

Spring 2016

Nuclear conspiracy

The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — The Russian Woodpecker — invites so many …

Living the Wisconsin Idea

Spring 2016

For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …

Bet on It

Spring 2016

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.

War Anthems

Spring 2016

Soldiers share the songs that served as their soundtrack in Vietnam.

The Man Who Saved Pinball

Spring 2016

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.

Drawn Wisconsin!

Spring 2016

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.

Scott Wilhelm ’01

Spring 2016

He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.

Raney Aronson-Rath ’92

Spring 2016

She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.

Dalton Trumbo’s Papers

Spring 2016

The UW holds a piece of Hollywood history.

Regina “Jeanie” Davan ’03

Spring 2016

She can stop conversation by saying what she does for a living.

Annual Spring Powwow

Spring 2016

Jeff Miller

Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone camera. …

History in Their Own Words

Spring 2016

Former Badger football player Lewis Ritcherson, Jr. ’70 (pictured in 1967) spoke with campus historians. Courtesy UW-Madison Archives S16987

In the years following …

Chasing Abloh

Winter 2015

The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.

Don’t Stop Believing

Winter 2015

Even people who don’t particularly care about basketball were — they had to admit — pretty darned excited last spring when the Badgers …

Born to Swim

Winter 2015

Decades after graduation, six alumni defy sharks, aging bodies, and ocean swells in a race across Hawaii’s Maui Channel.

Chamber of Discovery

Winter 2015

An astounding find in South Africa adds a new branch to the human family tree.

2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Winter 2015

Four alumni who make us proud, including Steve Levitan ’84 co-creator of TV’s Modern Family.

Laura Neuman ’89, JD’93

Winter 2015

Her work empowers citizens in the developing world.

Hunters No More

Winter 2015

Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.

The Good Guy

Winter 2015

Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.

Michael Molnar PhD’71

Winter 2015

The search for the most famous star in history.

A New Mission

Fall 2015

For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.

Long May They Run

Winter 2018

Longtime friends Phil Davis ’76, MA’81, Butch Vig ’80, and brothers Pete ’76 and Frank Anderson hatched an unconventional plan to record their successful first album.

Walk-Ons: Despite the Odds

Winter 2018

It might be because they've had to try harder, but Wisconsin's football walk-ons have gone on to remarkable success — on the gridiron and beyond.

Homecoming Buttons

Fall 2015

Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.

Kathy Cramer

Fall 2015

Meet a Badger who is one of the caretakers of the Wisconsin Idea.

Transparent

Fall 2015

Groundbreaking series from Jill Soloway ’87 nets eleven Emmy nominations.

Stacy Igel ’99

Fall 2015

The force behind Boy Meets Girl, a clothing line aimed at young women.

Jan Ramer DVM ’95

Fall 2015

Her office is home to thirty-one rare and endangered species.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

Sam Dekker’s trip to New York generated much suspense — and a perfect ending.

Chemic Book

Winter 2018

Veronica Berns PhD’14 found a novel way to make chemistry easier to understand.

Team Player: Deanna Latham

Summer 2015

Deana Latham. Photo: Bryce Richter.

Growing up in Newbury, Massachusetts, Deanna Latham ’15 wasn’t like the other kids running around the neighborhood. …

One Time at Band Camp…

Summer 2015

This is perhaps the most casual-looking canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen. Granted, he’s the only canoeing tuba player we’ve ever seen.

Jim Doyle

Summer 2015

A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.

Triple Threat

Summer 2015

He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.

Jack Archibald ’72: Stained-Glass Wizard

Summer 2015

Since the late 1970s, the Jack Archibalsd has created more than sixty stained-glass installations.

Badger Tracks: Summer 2015

Summer 2015

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Badgers Helping Badgers

Summer 2015

Alumni are networking around careers, diverse communities, and global connections.