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.
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…
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…
She uses virtual reality to tell some of the world's toughest — and most important — stories.
The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.
Revisiting a controversial experiment finds nuances in human nature.
The cultures of multiple homelands were stitched together in a School of Human Ecology class during fall semester.
It’s a question that Erika Janik MA’04, MA’06 has been asking since her childhood.
Frankenstein, Robocop, Google: Human Memory/Digital Memory
Take the tradition of storytelling and creativity within the humanities fields and blend it with a commitment to join the digital age, and you have the recipe for an exciting campus evolution.
A class project sparked a career as an author and illustrator.
A philosophy major invites more women to the debate
This research institute director’s recipe for success? Collaboration and a dash of humor.
UW experts in classics, physics, and more will explore the ancient site.
New residential community focuses on arts and design.
A simple idea to house free books in quirky little buildings on posts is bringing neighborhoods together and enhancing literacy around the world.
From A to Z, the Dictionary of American Regional English reaches its goal.
Memorial Library bids an overdue adieu to its card catalog.
Name any topic pertaining to Wisconsin life and culture, and prolific author Jerry Apps ’55, MS’57, PhD’57 has probably written about it.
James Frankki scours stones for evidence that proves America’s Viking past — or maybe not.
His life was a downward spiral until JD Stier ’04 and a persistent teacher saw a way out.
Longtime sports journalist brings an authentic voice to his classroom.
Journalism 666: Professional Responsibility in Mass Communication.
Lynsey Addario’s recent capture by Libyan forces was just the latest in a series of perils for this frontline photojournalist. But she’s never let danger stop her from bringing her unique perspective to coverage of conflict and humanitarian issues.
It was very hard to leave Madison, and in a sense I never have.