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Campus History

The Tug of WarFall 2010

The welcome mat is out when today's soldiers return to campus, unlike what their Vietnam counterparts experienced while reentering civilian life during an uncivil era.

Humanities & Culture

Weight of the WordsSpring 2009

When tribal elders die and take their languages with them, it’s akin to a culture burning its libraries. Henning Garvin ’03, other alumni, and UW researchers are hoping to put out the fire by pairing generations and creating enduring records of Wisconsin’s five native tribes.

TV & Film

Truth, Death, and TaxidermySpring 2009

Errol Morris’s documentaries are known for being quirky — and brilliant. In the words of film critic Roger Ebert, “After twenty years of reviewing films, I haven’t found another filmmaker who intrigues me more ... Errol Morris is like a magician, and as great a filmmaker as Hitchcock or Fellini.”