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Badger Tracks

Spring 2013

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Wisconsin: Where I Row

Spring 2013

I never think about my time at Wisconsin without thinking about rowing.

Rich Varda ’75: A Sustainable Target

Spring 2013

When you want to reduce your energy consumption, you might swap an incandescent light bulb for a more efficient compact fluorescent. But Rich Varda ’75 thinks bigger — much bigger.

Carolyn Smith ’87: Pushing the Limits

Spring 2013

Carolyn Smith ’87’s calves have powered her through more grueling miles than most people can even fathom.

Insta-Badgers

Spring 2013

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

Imagination, Inc.

Spring 2013

The devil's in the details, as a young grad has discovered in her job with the animation studio Pixar.

Personal Peace

Spring 2013

A UW professor guides those who have been seriously harmed by others along a path to forgiveness.

World Peace

Spring 2013

A UW alumna encourages leaders to take a new approach to conflict: honoring dignity.

Mission Possible

Winter 2012

Think that world hunger can’t be overcome? Bettina Luescher begs to differ.

See Spot Itch

Winter 2012

And see Spot stop itching, thanks to a new method to ease dog allergies.

Instant Replay

Winter 2012

Joe Krabbenhoft returns to UW men’s basketball as team’s video coordinator.

Big Red Landing

Winter 2012

An alumnus journeys from Madison to Mars.

Badger Tracks

Winter 2012

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Big Dreams, Big Change

Winter 2012

The Class of ’62 returns after 50 years of transformation.

Can You Dig It?

Winter 2012

Campus gets a new-look lakeshore.

A Variation on Camelot

Winter 2012

A California girl finds paradise in Madison.

John Schmitt ’80: The Long Road

Winter 2012

For years, John Schmitt ’80 had heard that many of the world’s people live without access to clean, safe water

Bob Wills MS’81, PhD’83, JD’91: Urban Cheesemaker

Winter 2012

When night settles on Milwaukee’s near south side, Clock Shadow Creamery starts humming

Bookshelf: Winter 2012

Winter 2012

Highlighted books from the Winter 2012 issue

Paisan’s

Winter 2012

There appears to be a direct correlation between possessing a UW–Madison degree and having an affinity for Paisan’s Italian Restaurant.

It’s a Mailbox … It’s a Bird House … No, Wait, It’s a Library!

Winter 2012

A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.

Black Gold

Winter 2012

From a temple in India to American beauty salons, a global trade network spins hair into Black Gold

An Elephant Never Begets

Winter 2012

Delivering birth control to elephants is more difficult than you’d think — and more important.

Moving Day

Fall 2012

Every August 14, thousands of UW students face . . . a twenty-four-hour bout of homelessness.

Lessons from Stephen Ambrose

Fall 2012

“We’ll get along a lot better if you don’t compliment me so much.”

Competitive Contingent

Fall 2012

Current and former Badgers competed in London’s summer Olympic Games.

A Chair of a Different Color

Fall 2012

Don't it make my red chairs blue?

School of Hard Rocks

Fall 2012

A geology course first offered seventy years ago is still challenging students.

Bookshelf: Fall 2012

Fall 2012

Highlighted books from the Fall 2012 issue

Badger Tracks

Fall 2012

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Point and Click

Fall 2012

Grandparents University

Keep Your Shirt On

Fall 2012

Fifth edition of The Red Shirt.

Stuck on U

Fall 2012

With a new pin, WAA creates a tradition to keep grads connected.

Madison Calling

Fall 2012

Hoping to double alumni donations, the UW prepares to roll out an aggressive campaign.

Badger Birdman

Fall 2012

Tom Schultz ’76 never dreamed he’d become a painter — but thanks to him, birdwatchers everywhere are able to identify their feathered friends.

Flying Solo

Summer 2012

The war had become part of our lives, since many of our friends had gone off to fight.

Bookshelf: Summer 2012

Summer 2012

Highlighted books from the Summer 2012 issue

Emily Friedman ’07: On the Campaign Trail

Summer 2012

Emily Friedman has a front-row seat to history as an ABC News digital reporter covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Tom Hall ’86: Video Game Innovator

Summer 2012

“I felt guilty eating breakfast. I had to get in to work and make the game.”

WAA Honors 2012 Distinguished Alumni

Summer 2012

Meet five Badgers every alum should know.