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Bad News Badgers

Winter 2018

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In 2017, the Badgers lost just one football game. In 1968, they couldn’t win one.

It’s almost impossible …

Stop at the Top

Winter 2018

Mike Leckrone is as synonymous with the Badger spirit as Bucky. This year he’s saying his good-byes after 50 years with the UW Marching Band.

Pat Richter ’64, JD’71

Fall 2018

The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.

Bryson Williams

Fall 2018

How the Lincoln, Nebraska, native chose the Badgers over the Cornhuskers.

Photo Gallery: Hirsch on Film

Winter 2018

Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’45 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett …

Good as Gold

Summer 2018

Badgers dominated a gold medal game for the ages on both sides of the puck in the Winter Olympics.

Henry Vilas Zoo

Summer 2018

A pair of lion cubs, born in 2017, are a major draw, along with the zoo’s Arctic Passage exhibit — home to polar …

Beata Nelson

Summer 2018

Nelson is looking ahead to the 2020 Summer Olympic trials.

Beata Nelson x’20 began her swimming journey where any kid who loves the …

Eat, Stroll, Connect

Summer 2018

UW Now connects alumni in Atlanta.

Becoming Bucky

Spring 2018

Each spring, a small group of students vies for the chance to become the most visible member of the UW’s Spirit Squad: Bucky Badger.

Michael Finley: The Sequel

Spring 2018

After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.

5 Great Plays in Badger Sports History

Winter 2018

Bronson Koenig launches a buzzer-beater to send the Badgers to the Sweet 16 in the 2016 NCAA tournament. AP IMAGES/Richard Ulreich

On …

5 Winter Olympians to Watch

Winter 2017

When the Winter Olympics open February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, these Badger alumni will represent the United States as members of …

James White

Winter 2017

After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.

6 Things Bucky Badger Must Do

Winter 2017

Some are easier than others.

10 NCAA Hockey Titles

Winter 2017

The UW's championships on ice.

Dee Willems ’90, MS’96

Winter 2018

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“I figured if it was going to happen eventually, it might as well be me,” says Dee Willems ’90, …

Paula Bonner MS’78

Fall 2017

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After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to Madison …

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.

Jim Leonhard

Fall 2017

The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.

Football Photo Gallery

Fall 2017

Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team.

Eric Brown II

Spring 2017

The road to becoming a college athlete wasn’t always a smooth one.

Taking a Stand

Winter 2018

“Inside College Basketball’s Most Political Locker Room” was the New York Times headline for a fall story that featured Badgers Nigel Hayes, Jordan Hill, and …

Poage Sculpture

Spring 2017

Sculptor Elmer Petersen created a statue of George Poage for the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin. Michael Lieurance

No one …

Albert “Ab” Nicholas ’52, MBA’55

Winter 2016

Farewell to a Good Friend

Rafael Gaglianone

Fall 2016

The Badger kicker’s journey to Wisconsin began in Brazil.

Ws Around the World

Summer 2016

It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

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

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff Miller

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 …

Chasing Abloh

Winter 2015

The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.

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

Winter 2018

Think the Badgers are underrated? There's proof.

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.

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.