Tag

history

Kings of Sherman Park

Summer 2015

Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.

The Warlord’s Biographer

Spring 2015

In his recent book, Brian Williams PhD’99 sets the record straight on Afghanistani general and now vice president Abdul Dostum, who, along with his cavalry of two thousand Uzbek horsemen, helped the United States defeat the Taliban in a key battle in late 2001.

Safe Haven

Spring 2015

Thai alum finds asylum at the UW.

How can you not care about the past?

Spring 2015

It’s a question that Erika Janik MA’04, MA’06 has been asking since her childhood.

Adopting History

Winter 2014

A UW professor inspires students to honor WW II soldiers.

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.

Does Democracy Work?

Fall 2014

Democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried.

Constructing Community

Summer 2014

An artist shares his rare talent — and his culture.

History 201

Winter 2013

Combating misconceptions about ancient Rome.

Archaeologists on the Front Lines

Fall 2013

A professor steps up to protect an ancient culture from modern threats.

Classic Car Enthusiast

Summer 2013

Engineering professor explores the mysteries of chariots.

Moving Mountains

Spring 2011

An exhibit shows that sparse information once led to cartographic creativity.