Born in war-torn Hong Kong to a prominent but absent father and his sixth concubine, UW physicist Sau Lan Wu has overcome stunning obstacles on her path to three major scientific discoveries.
The activist has long been on the front lines of women’s and peace movements.
A UW–developed portable weather lab journeys to the Philippine Sea.
It’s been two decades since the first human embryonic stem cell lines were derived at UW–Madison. What effect has the discovery had on scientific research and human health?
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold ’75 returns to the UW to teach, calling on his experiences in the Great Lakes region of Africa.
A cautionary tale about human interactions with wild apes.
UW–Madison researchers in South Africa are at the heart of work that is unraveling the mysteries of the universe, determining when and how life …
Badgers have made their mark on Antarctica, thanks to the UW’s long history of research and exploration of the continent.
A State Street favorite finds a new home.
As a foreign correspondent in Germany, Louis Lochner 1909 chronicled the rise of the Third Reich and helped Americans understand how Adolf Hitler amassed power.
Hundreds of students participated in the spirited Hindu tradition of throwing bright colored powder during Rang de Madison, …
The new Wisconsin Russia Project aims to help the U.S. be more prepared to manage a calculating Kremlin with yet-to-be-determined ambitions.
At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan ’91 found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation.
When war broke out in Europe in 1914, a UW English professor proposed another path.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
As more Americans decide to live and work abroad, alums on each of the seven continents share what they like about their new lives and offer advice for fellow Badgers who dream of similar moves.
Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up on …
A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera
UW students connect to a designer’s lost legacy.
This eerie, moonlit setting looks like it could be on another planet, but it’s right here on Earth. At the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica, …
The title of director/editor Chad Gracia ’92’s debut documentary film — The Russian Woodpecker — invites so many …
For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …
Badgers far and away.
He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.
Galápagos Islands find.
The hunt for UW’s most elusive designer.
Two UW alumni are working closely with African tribal warriors, teaching them how to protect — rather than kill — the majestic lions that roam their lands.
Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.
Amid news of normalization efforts between the United States and Cuba, Apertura [Opening]: Photography in Cuba Today has made a timely debut at the Chazen Museum of Art.
Alumni are networking around careers, diverse communities, and global connections.
UW scientists make encouraging progress toward a vaccine.