A new app transforms smartphones into personal safety devices.
John Becker LLB1890 lost his career in public service when his words were deemed a crime.
In Alaska, where glaciers are melting, Fran Ulmer ’69, JD’72 leads a commission tasked with helping U.S. officials decide what to do about climate change.
After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.
Military history professor John Hall spent 15 years on active duty as an infantry officer and strategic planner for the …
From the beginning, the UW has been a higher education pioneer in research, education, and innovation.
UW plays a key role in weather warnings.
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.
Sesame Street partners with UW researchers to promote kindness.
The planet like you’ve never seen it before, including views of Earth at night and in true color during the day.
At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan ’91 found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane situation.
Scientists weren’t the only faculty members to assist the government — historians, geologists, and others pitched in, too.
UW police mourn a big loss.
When 73 percent of hiring managers say that appearance is a big factor in who gets the job, …
When the U.S. entered the First World War, the UW joined the fight by training soldiers, conducting poison-gas research, and sending students to work on Wisconsin farms.
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.
Growing up on a dairy farm in Viroqua, …
UW scientists hope that quickly sharing results will generate answers about the virus.
Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.
He’s in search of the next “moon shot.”
The UW campus is now home to a food pantry for students who don’t know where their next meal will come from.
The effects of a warmer Earth will last and last and last.
For nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Alumni Association has honored UW–Madison alumni under the age of forty who have excelled in …
Doctors in training at the UW write down patients' memories — along with their symptoms — in a VA hospital program that documents the lives of military veterans.
He helps travelers go way off the beaten path.
Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.
UW-Madison seeks help from alumni and friends with its fourth comprehensive campaign.
Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda’s work is massive, but the overall size is only a small part of his unique vision.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
A former governor sees “bright, committed” people taking us into the future.
He’s a golf champion and an unwavering basketball fan, but Andy North has a third passion.
The greatest threat to Wisconsin’s forests may not be pollution or urban sprawl.
Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather
By the time Roberto Rivera ’04 devised his own UW major, he had already experienced a life's worth of challenges. But that didn't stop him from showing other young people a way out.