When Mike Splinter ’72, MS’74 (above at Rheinfall, Switzerland) joined the board of …
UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.
The $43 billion Wisconsin industry has benefited from a long tradition of UW support.
A study shatters the myth that all entrepreneurs are uber-confident risk-takers.
After hitting bottom, Dean Olsen ’82 used his love for maps and support from UW–Madison to create a tool for preserving the memories of others and build a new life for himself.
Madison’s roller derby league has been instrumental in the evolving sport from its early days, thanks to the dedication of several UW alumnae.
In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.
Nearly three dozen student models line up along a …
A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.
A care package in Afghanistan leads a former marine to seek an MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business.
The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.
“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting …
For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …
States may not be getting the financial benefits that the $5 billion private prison industry advertises. Anita Mukherjee, an assistant …
The force behind Boy Meets Girl, a clothing line aimed at young women.
A new report points to UW–Madison’s impact on the state.
Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.
This ubiquitous material has surprising roots at UW — and it's a connection that spurred a thriving Wisconsin industry.
A new effort guides entrepreneurs from campus to commercialization.
A tart beverage makes for a sweet partnership.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association has presented Distinguished Alumni Awards since 1936. Meet the four celebrated honorees.
David Bither MA’78 of Nonesuch Records goes with his heart.
Chen had no idea what she wanted to do with her life — only that she wanted a U.S. education.
“Location aware” technology for smartphones.
Andrew Stoltmann ’94 witnessed the cruel effects of fiscal crime when his father was swindled in a real estate deal, losing $80,000.
Before the year is out, Jeffrey Sprecher ’78 is set to finalize his purchase of the New York Stock Exchange.
"If you want to become better and new, the positive tension that comes from diversity, people holding divergent views, is essential to making innovation happen."
Economist Andrew Zimbalist ’69 argues that big-time sports and big-time stadiums are not necessarily a boon for cities.
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.
When night settles on Milwaukee’s near south side, Clock Shadow Creamery starts humming
At a factory in Latin America, workers are sewing UW apparel, providing for their families, and spreading hope that the global textile industry can change.
Hoping to double alumni donations, the UW prepares to roll out an aggressive campaign.
Creative ideas and a supportive campus culture are helping more and more students embrace the entrepreneurial spirit.
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The persistence of "hipsters" shines a light on product choices.