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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.

When Crazylegs Went Hollywood

Fall 2018

Badger star Elroy Hirsch x’45 ran into fame — and his nickname — on the football field, but he also tried out a lesser-known film career.

Photo Gallery: Hirsch on Film

Fall 2018

Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’42 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett …

Badgers of Influence

Summer 2018

J. J. Watt x’12 AP/Aaron M. Sprecher

“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …

A Big Bounce Back

Spring 2018

An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.

5 Great Plays in Badger Sports History

Fall 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 …

James White

Winter 2017

After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.

5 Campus Rivalries

Winter 2017

Competition has always been a part of student life.

9 Badger Hall of Famers

Winter 2017

These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.

Beyond the Game

Fall 2017

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

Built on Tradition

Fall 2017

UW Archives UW.CLP-A0385.bib; Bryce Richter; photo illustration by Danielle Lawry

Long before “Jump Around” and the Fifth Quarter, the 50-acre lot on …

Jim Leonhard

Fall 2017

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

Football Fight

Fall 2017

As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.

Football Photo Gallery

Fall 2017

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

Rafael Gaglianone

Fall 2016

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

Unbowed

Summer 2016

Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.

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. …

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 …

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.

A New Mission

Fall 2015

For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.

Very Superstitious

Fall 2018

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

Walk-Ons: Despite the Odds

Fall 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.

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.

Football Helmets

Winter 2014

Do Models Matter?

Quick Takes: Winter 2014

Winter 2014

UW News in Brief.

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.

Meet the Terps

Fall 2014

Muppets, but no Mendota ...

Head Injuries: Tiny Subjects Shed Light

Spring 2014

UW scientists find that fruit flies can inform damage in humans.

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

Kletsch’s Klunkers

Fall 2013

Good luck, Coach Andersen

Team Player: James White x’14

Fall 2013

“It feels like just yesterday I was one of the young people in the [locker] room.”

Naming Rights

Fall 2013

When the time came to name their children, these couples decided that only once choice would do.

Insta-Badgers

Spring 2013

Images from UW–Madison’s account on Instagram

By the Numbers

Spring 2013

The applicants are . . .