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Basketball Eclipse

Summer 2015

Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.

Bookshelf: Summer 2015 - WAA

Summer 2015

It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War (Penguin Press) is the memoir of Lynsey Addario ’95, a Pulitzer Prize–winning war photographer.

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.

The Hope Builder

Summer 2015

By the time Roberto Rivera ’04 devised his own UW major, he had already experienced a life's worth of challenges. But that didn't stop him from showing other young people a way out.

Street-Dance Scientist

Summer 2015

He does popping. He devotes time to his company. He teaches adults and kids about science. He works on his doctorate. Is there anything Jeff Vinokur ’12 isn't doing?

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

Old Buildings Evoke Nostalgia

Summer 2015

James Mathee sent this photo of the Madison capitol taken by his grandfather, William Mathee, sometime between 1915 and 1917.

Thanks for the …

We’re Em-bear-assed

Summer 2015

I very much enjoyed the piece on Phil Rosenthal [“Staying Power,” Fall 2015]. In particular, I cheered the fact that “…after more than thirty …

The Best Class I Ever Took

Summer 2015

[“The Warlord’s Biographer,” Spring 2015], was an excellent article! Brian [Glyn] Williams was my teacher back in Madison (1998, I think) for a Central …

Inside Story Summer 2015

Summer 2015

We feel your pain.

Staying Power

Spring 2015

A standout journalist while on campus, these days Phil Rosenthal ’85 covers the very industry that provides his paycheck — and he urges skeptics not to write off newspapers just yet.

The Warlord’s Biographer

Spring 2015

In his recent book, Brian Williams PhD’99 sets the record straight on Afghanistani general and now vice president Abdul Dostum, who, along with his cavalry of two thousand Uzbek horsemen, helped the United States defeat the Taliban in a key battle in late 2001.

An Outback Bowl To Remember

Spring 2015

Photo: Pete Christianson.

From left are Mike Artus, Kelli Trumble ’79, Emily Artus, Cindy Artus, and Ben Borcher. Emily Artus, who has Apert …

Badger Tracks Spring 2015

Spring 2015

WAA is planning gala events around the nation to help the UW Foundation kick off its new comprehensive campaign. The next event, Wisconsin Ideas: …

Advocating for Your University

Spring 2015

Alumni voices have played a role for more than 150 years.

Sweet Victory

Spring 2015

For the second time, Badgers have won The Amazing Race.

Philip Tedeschi ’84, MS’87: Animal Alliances

Spring 2015

Every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day for Philip Tedeschi.

Kim Kelleher ’93: Media Mogul

Spring 2015

Kim Kelleher's latest move has landed her at Wired magazine, where she is VP-publisher.

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

Young Alumni Who Mean Business

Spring 2015

Meet the 2015 Forward under 40 honorees.

Faculty Attraction

Spring 2015

A record-breaking gift builds a legacy of chairs and professorships.

Lisa Nett ’97: Arbor Day All The Time

Winter 2014

For Lisa Nett ’97, a tree doesn’t just grow in Brooklyn.

Making Homecoming Welcoming for All

Winter 2014

Multicultural activities aim to broaden alumni engagement

Badger Tracks Winter 2014

Winter 2014

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Mark Riccobono ’99: Pioneer for the Blind

Winter 2014

Mark Riccobono's UW–Madison experience served as an awakening.

The Kick that Captivated a Country

Fall 2014

An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.

Kevin Henkes x’83: Connecting with Kids

Fall 2014

A class project sparked a career as an author and illustrator.

Badger Tracks Fall 2014

Fall 2014

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

The Reach of Facebook

Fall 2014

A powerful social platform is engaging citizens in the political process.

Teaching Controversy

Fall 2014

How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?

Anna Therese Day ’10: Freelancer Advocate

Summer 2014

For Anna Therese Day ’10, going the freelance route in pursuit of a journalism career wasn’t so much a choice as it was a calling.

Dan Venne ’01: From Bands to Brands

Summer 2014

The work of Dan Venne ’01 is everywhere.

From Spectacles to Start-ups, from Computer Chips to Civil Rights

Summer 2014

The Wisconsin Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards since 1936. Meet the four celebrated honorees.

What Nerve!

Summer 2014

The Neuron Project sells cells to fund epilepsy research.

Remembering 1990

Summer 2014

I enjoyed “Commencing a New Era” [News & Notes, Spring 2014]. Another event that occurred in 1990 involved a senior named Jordan Marsh ’90. …

Quick Takes: Summer 2014

Summer 2014

UW News in Brief

Musical Numbers

Summer 2014

Math and music are connected in some surprising ways, and David Kung '94, MA'96, PhD'00 has made it his business to become an expert in all of them.

Empty Nests

Summer 2014

What can we learn from the demise of the passenger pigeon? Key Wisconsinites say the lesson is clear: don't let it happen again.

Off the Prescribed Path

Summer 2014

Wherever she's gone in life, the medically underserved have always found Jenny Amani MD'09.