From a temple in India to American beauty salons, a global trade network spins hair into Black Gold
Delivering birth control to elephants is more difficult than you’d think — and more important.
Every August 14, thousands of UW students face . . . a twenty-four-hour bout of homelessness.
“We’ll get along a lot better if you don’t compliment me so much.”
Current and former Badgers competed in London’s summer Olympic Games.
Don't it make my red chairs blue?
A geology course first offered seventy years ago is still challenging students.
Highlighted books from the Fall 2012 issue
News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association
Fifth edition of The Red Shirt.
With a new pin, WAA creates a tradition to keep grads connected.
Hoping to double alumni donations, the UW prepares to roll out an aggressive campaign.
Tom Schultz ’76 never dreamed he’d become a painter — but thanks to him, birdwatchers everywhere are able to identify their feathered friends.
The war had become part of our lives, since many of our friends had gone off to fight.
Highlighted books from the Summer 2012 issue
Emily Friedman has a front-row seat to history as an ABC News digital reporter covering Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
“I felt guilty eating breakfast. I had to get in to work and make the game.”
Meet five Badgers every alum should know.
UW–Madison Day at the State Fair: August 8, 2012
UW–Madison in 24 hours
“People want to bear witness, and they want to tell you the story”
This former sprinter now trains pro basketball players — and has a track record for results.
Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.
Doctor Gary Hartman has become a world expert in the esoteric specialty of conjoined twins.
Like the Rio Grande to Texans or the Mississippi to those who live along its banks, the Bubbler is not just a drinking fountain.
Making UW television ads is a labor of love.
Nobody does it better: win or lose . . . Badger fans unite.
Highlighted books from the Spring 2012 issue
Founders’ Day celebrates the Year of the Wisconsin Idea.
Annual event takes the focus off class reunions and puts it on learning and food.
A typical day for veterinarian Michael Wenninger DVM’04 brings to mind something that you’d see on Animal Planet.
A hotdog encased in soggy bagel dough with a side of Tater Tots and a skimpy fruit cup might not seem like much to write home about, but . . .
When three UW alumnae get to work each day, it’s all about astronauts and space suits and an evolving partnership with Russia to explore the universe. How cool is that?
Barry Popkin sees the struggle against food policies and marketing practices that promote excess weight as nothing less than a battle for human rights.
James Frankki scours stones for evidence that proves America’s Viking past — or maybe not.
With the threat of Huntington’s disease hanging over her, Shana Martin lives life out on a limb – or at least a log.
To earn your red and white stripes, you need to know a few things about Wisconsin traditions and rituals, past and present.