Steven Wright MFA’14 draws on a unique set of legal experiences in his acclaimed fiction.
90 stories. Showing page 1 of 3.
UW English professor Ramzi Fawaz shows how comic-book mutants can help readers make sense of cultural differences.
Political science professor Yoshiko Herrera believes Ukrainians’ resolve for statehood will prevail.
Our cover photo of a canoe recovered from Lake Mendota helps you see history through the eyes of an archaeologist.
A canoe recovered from Lake Mendota tells a story that long predates UW–Madison.
Mildred Fish Harnack ’25, MA’26 lost her life in the German resistance to Hitler.
Through four decades of Cold War, Lawrence Eagleburger ’52, MS’57 was the crisis manager of American diplomacy.
A campus initiative sheds light on Wisconsin’s Indigenous languages.
Social critic bell hooks MA’76 positioned herself as a “dangerous woman.”
UW creative writing professor Beth Nguyen tells bracingly honest stories about growing up Vietnamese American.
Milk Blood Heat by Dantiel Moniz MFA’14 is a must-read.
What’s it like to be Afghan and Kurdish in the U.S.? Read Hajjar Baban ’20.
In a pandemic, illustrating our spring issue was no easy task.
From the start, problems plagued a piece of architecture that could have been great.
UW proposes new buildings, greater borrowing power in state budget request.
The UW Odyssey Project empowers nontraditional students to speak up and pursue their dreams.
Anja Wanner explores a linguist’s role in an era of gender-neutral pronouns.
Even as a UW–Madison student, the author of “A Raisin in the Sun” spoke up for what she believed in.
From YouTube star to professional BMX rider, Badger alums have proven the versalitity of a UW diploma.
An adventurous summer road trip turned the UW’s first female engineering grad, Emily Hahn ’26, into one of America’s most storied travel writers.
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
What Marie Moody ’90 started in her Manhattan apartment has turned into a multimillion-dollar pet-food brand, all thanks to a mutt named Chewy.
The influence of Lloyd Barbee LLB’56, a civil rights leader and lawyer in the 1960s and ’70s, lives on through Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee, which was edited by Barbee’s daughter and civil rights lawyer Daphne Barbee-Wooten ’75. The book includes a foreword…
Paula Burch-Celentano At home in New Orleans, Ladee Hubbard MFA’14 was booked. She had a full-time job as an adjunct lecturer in Africana Studies at Tulane University, a growing family, and a super-powerful calling: to write a novel. Sight unseen, Hubbard moved to Wisconsin with…
Badgers who made their mark in the literary world.
An alumna helps to pen a clever picture book.
For 80 years, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored exceptional alumni with Distinguished Alumni Awards. Early recipients include actor Fredric March ’20 of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde fame and Helen C. White PhD’24, the beloved English professor whose name now graces College Library. More recently, alumni such as Earth…
The UW’s current deferred maintenance costs are estimated at $1.2 billion.
The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — The Russian Woodpecker — invites so many questions, but, it turns out, it has nothing to do with birds and everything to do with Fedor Alexandrovich: an eccentric, Ukrainian artist who is…
She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.