The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.
90 stories. Showing page 2 of 3.
Descended from a family who helped found a historic African-American community, Thulani Davis gained a unique perspective that allows her to bring the Reconstruction era alive for her students.
Revisiting a controversial experiment finds nuances in human nature.
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.
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.
As a student, UW sociology professor Alice Goffman spent six years immersed in a poor Philadelphia neighborhood. What she learned shaped her understanding of urban policy and inspired a break-out book.
A class project sparked a career as an author and illustrator.
A philosophy major invites more women to the debate
Starting "Great Conversations"
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.
LIS 640: Tribal Libraries, Archives, and Museums
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.
Those who post to dating sites fudge the facts strategically.
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.
A master’s program prepares students to use French in professions outside the classroom.
Allan H. “Bud” Selig ’56 often talks about how history guides the decisions he makes as the commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Bud Selig looks back on his career, and ahead to a return to Madison, considering it all through “the retrospect of history.”