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Upholding UW–Madison Values

Summer 2022

Athletic Director Chris McIntosh ’04, MS’19 insists on “doing it the right way” during a turbulent time for college sports.

The Fight for Title IX

Summer 2022

Fifty years ago, Kit Saunders MS’66, PhD’77 ushered in a new era for the UW’s women athletes.

Making Football Safer — with Data

Spring 2022

UW researchers are studying on-field head impacts with the help of high-tech mouthguard sensors.

A Hockey Star’s Epic Farewell

Spring 2022

Daryl Watts x’22 ends a stellar Badger career on her own terms.

The Bucks at the Field House

Winter 2021

In the 1970s, UW–Madison hosted thrilling professional basketball games.

Balancing Athletic Excellence and Mental Health

Winter 2021

Sports psychiatrist Claudia Reardon ’01, MD’06 treats Badger stars.

New Athletic Director, New Era

Fall 2021

Chris McIntosh ’04, MS’19 embraces change.

A Quarterback’s State of Mind

Fall 2021

Graham Mertz x’23 puts his meditation skills to use on and off the field.

Shoot, Score, Celebrate

Summer 2021

UW women’s hockey claims its second straight national championship title.

The Best of Barry Alvarez

Summer 2021

Set to retire, the athletic director picks his favorite moments from a legendary Badger career.

A Hockey Star’s New Goal

Summer 2021

After winning the Stanley Cup, Ryan McDonagh x’22 returns to finish his UW degree.

Barry Alvarez Up Close

Summer 2021

The UW athletic director is the rare celebrity you’d want to have a beer with.

To Play or Not to Play?

Spring 2021

UW Athletics postpones and cancels games to keep students safe.

You Break It, You Bought It

Spring 2021

The shattering of the Duke’s Mayo Bowl Trophy

Your Badger Video Headquarters

Spring 2021

90,000 total views can’t be wrong.

Welcome to the Nick

Spring 2021

Run, swim, and dribble at the UW’s state-of-the-art recreation center.

It’s Fight Night!

Winter 2020

Mary Edwards ’82 can throw a punch but found her calling ringside.

He Came, He Sawed, He Conquered

Winter 2020

Cassidy Scheer ’04 shoots to the top of lumberjack sports.

A Woman’s Touch in a Man’s Sport

Fall 2020

Former UW star Tamara Moore '14 is the only active female coach of a men’s college basketball team.

Running Roughshod

Summer 2020

Track superstar Alicia Monson x’20 shows what it means to be “Badger tough.”

A Story of Almosts

Summer 2020

Lee Kemp '79, MBA'83 is the greatest wrestler you've never heard of.

Pay to Play in the NCAA

Spring 2020

UW athletes could profit from a rule change regarding sponsorships.

Safety Goes Undercover

Spring 2020

UW–Madison explores noninvasive weapons screening.

Six Lessons from the Rose Bowl

Spring 2020

We went to cover a football game and discovered a community.

A Top NHL Prospect

Spring 2020

K’Andre Miller is the latest star to emerge from "Defenseman U."

Honorary Sixth Man

Spring 2020

After a painful year, Jerell Moore enjoys a poignant moment on the basketball court.

The Birth of Bucky Badger’s Push-Ups

Fall 2019

Here's the definitive account of how and when the tradition began.

Why the Doctor Has Green Hair

Fall 2019

David Margolis MD’89 is both an eminent pediatric oncologist and a zealous fan of the Milwaukee Bucks. With a little spray paint, he now combines his two passions.

Bonnie Oleson: Badger Announcer, Badger Fan

Fall 2019

The longtime PA announcer for Badger women’s basketball, volleyball, and softball is not exactly a detached observer.

So You Think You Know Ron Dayne?

Fall 2019

Here’s what it’s like to meet the UW football legend in person.

Rose Lavelle: Soccer’s New Superstar

Fall 2019

The greatest player in UW soccer history faced major challenges en route to helping the U.S. win the World Cup.

Fencing’s Glory Days

Fall 2019

Over six decades, UW teams won 14 Big Ten championships.

Women’s Hockey Champs

Next-generation Badger stars? Inspired young fans greet the UW women’s hockey team on its return from winning the national championship in March. It was…

UW Basketball Begins with Women — and a Goat

Summer 2019

Soon after basketball was invented, women at the UW picked up the sport — even before the men. Intramural teams quickly grew in popularity and competed for an unusual (and bleating) trophy.

Terry Gawlik: Doing Right by Title IX in Sports

Summer 2019

The success of the women’s volleyball team at the Wisconsin Field House is a highlight of Gawlik’s tenure as a top UW…

On, Alumnae: Kit Saunders-Nordeen

Summer 2019

A champion of Title IX, Saunders-Nordeen became the UW’s first women’s athletic director in 1974. UW Archives dn05052510

As the first UW…

A Good Sport

Spring 2019

Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay ’92 makes no apologies for being a rabid Badger fan — even in a newsroom populated with Michigan alumni.

Safety Check

Winter 2018

Jeff Miller

After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care,…

Hard Truth

Winter 2018

Chris Borland ’13 did the unthinkable: he abruptly retired from the NFL, bringing the unseen dangers of the sport to the forefront.

Wisconsin Quidditch

Winter 2018

Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.