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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 …

Sharing a Secret

Winter 2015

UW men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan shares a secret with referee Gene Steratore during a game against the University of Iowa in January 2015. The …

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.

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.

Olive Sagapolu

Winter 2015

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.

We’re #1 — But Not in a Good Way

Summer 2019

Think the Badgers are underrated? There's proof.

Very Superstitious

Fall 2015

These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.

Walk-Ons: Despite the Odds

Fall 2015

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.

Inside the NBA Draft

Fall 2015

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

Contender: Alyssa Daniels

Fall 2015

The sport of kings comes to UW-Madison, with help from an aspiring veterinarian.

Basketball Eclipse

Summer 2015

Frank Kaminsky's long list of firsts.

Badger Sports Ticker: Summer 2015

Summer 2015

Swimmer Nick Schafer is a star on two continents. In April, the senior won the title of Australian National Champion in the 200-meter breaststroke …

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. …

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

Inside Story Summer 2015

Summer 2015

We feel your pain.

Fine Four

Spring 2015

Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?

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 …

Paul Who?

Spring 2015

Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.

Union South Bowling

Winter 2014

Whether a final score is 200 or somewhere south of 80, it’s fun.

And Now We Play Short-Handed

Winter 2014

The UW athletics community loses a teammate.

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

New Tradition Captures a W Snapshot

Winter 2014

Coolest. Class. Picture. Ever.

Team Players

Winter 2014

Chase and Kim Drake.

It Was a Very Good Year

Winter 2014

In 1964, the university was marked by rising interest in civil rights, a legendary live music scene, and such a large incoming class that officials considered banning student cars and bicycles and building a campus subway or monorail.

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.

Student Football Tickets

Fall 2014

Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.

Team Player: Michael Lihrman

Fall 2014

Photo: Jeff Miller

Although today Michael Lihrman x’15 holds the NCAA championship title for weight throw, his introduction to the sport didn’t …

Meet the Terps

Fall 2014

Muppets, but no Mendota ...

Leading the Whey

Fall 2014

A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.

Give Us an A for Academics

Summer 2014

This new center keeps a focus on the end game: getting a degree.

Team Player: Cara Walls x’15

Summer 2014

“My mindset is to go forward and go at people whenever I get the ball.”

Game On

Summer 2014

Undergrads are glued to their television in Sellery Hall on the evening of April 5, as the Badger men’s basketball team plays Kentucky in the NCAA semifinal.

Badger Sports Ticker: Summer 2014

Summer 2014

The UW had thirty-five athletes listed on the Academic All-Big Ten teams for their respective sports. To be eligible, student-athletes must be in their … …

Final Four

Summer 2014

NCAA men’s basketball tournament semifinal, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, April 5, 2014

Fighting Back

Summer 2014

Down for a fifty-four-year count, boxing returns to campus.

Team Player: Leonard Manning

Spring 2014

“The key to a good coxswain is realizing that you can’t make the boat go faster. You just make it go as fast as it should.”

Badger Sports Ticker: Spring 2014

Spring 2014

UW Athletic News in Brief

Badger Tracks Winter 2013

Winter 2013

News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association

Badger Sports Ticker: Winter 2013

Winter 2013

UW Athletic News in brief