In a new book, former Wisconsin governor Tommy Thompson ’63, JD’66 recalls his partnership with UW–Madison and his support for biotechnology research.
Brian Stack MA’88 is poised at the pinnacle of late-night comedy — writing and performing for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
A history course tackles the 1970s–90s through a generational lens.
John Becker LLB1890 lost his career in public service when his words were deemed a crime.
After just a year of teaching phys ed to eighth graders in her native South Carolina, Paula Bonner moved to Madison …
The $43 billion Wisconsin industry has benefited from a long tradition of UW support.
A resource center for African American students has a new home on campus.
Free-speech guidelines address a delicate balance.
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.
As sharply divided opinions about the war drew unwanted national attention to the state, the UW was eager to show its loyalty.
A look back at May 1970 through the lens of an alum’s camera
The president and CEO of the UW Foundation says our strength is in our numbers.
John Woolley MA’74, PhD’80 was 12 when he stood at a Nashville, Tennessee, curb watching President John F. …
Kathryn Clarenbach ’41, MA’42, PhD’46 is largely unknown, but her name belongs alongside those of Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem in the history of modern feminism.
The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.
Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.
UW–Madison loves politics and, from time to time, politicians even return that love.
During this campaign year, …
When former student Leon Varjian passed away last September, UW–Madison lost one of its true legends.
For UW–Madison, the hits just keep coming.
A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.
Herb Kohl ’56 and Bud Selig ’56.
Alumni voices have played a role for more than 150 years.
In 1964, the university was marked by rising interest in civil rights, a legendary live music scene, and such a large incoming class that officials considered banning student cars and bicycles and building a campus subway or monorail.
How can we reform the American voting process?
As a nation, we are deeply polarized. And our partisan divisions will solidify with the approaching 2014 midterm elections and the horserace already under way for the 2016 presidential campaign.
How can we prepare our kids to participate in the highly polarized world of politics?