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Women’s Hockey Champs

Summer 2019

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 athletics …

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 women’s …

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, including …

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.

Pat Richter ’64, JD’71

Fall 2018

The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.

Home Field

Fall 2018

Casting long shadows, students play soccer on the Near East Fields near Dejope Residence Hall. The fields are due for reconstruction by 2022 under the …

Jo Ann Heckroth Jansen

Spring 2018

A UW alumna hoops it up and inspires players decades younger.

A Big Bounce Back

Spring 2018

An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.

Michael Finley: The Sequel

Spring 2018

After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.

5 Great Plays in Badger Sports History

Summer 2019

Bronson Koenig launches a buzzer-beater to send the Badgers to the Sweet 16 in the 2016 NCAA tournament. AP IMAGES/Richard Ulreich

On …

Winter Carnival

Winter 2017

Bryce Richter

When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their homework-induced …

Photo Gallery: Hoofers Winter Carnival

Winter 2017

Even Wisconsin’s harshest winters haven’t stopped students at its flagship university from outdoor antics. A tradition since the early 20th century, the UW’s

12 Campus Statues

Winter 2017

The collection spans a full century of work from multiple sculptors, and is just a small portion of the more than 100 pieces of public art that bring color to campus.

6 Things Bucky Badger Must Do

Winter 2017

Some are easier than others.

10 NCAA Hockey Titles

Winter 2017

The UW's championships on ice.

SERF’s Down

Fall 2017

Jeff Miller

For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to …

Built on Tradition

Fall 2017

UW Archives UW.CLP-A0385.bib; Bryce Richter; photo illustration by Danielle Lawry

Long before “Jump Around” and the Fifth Quarter, the 50-acre lot on …

Football Fight

Fall 2017

As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.

The Voice

Fall 2017

For Spanish-speaking members of the St. Louis Cardinals, translator Alexandra Noboa-Chehade ’09 is an essential part of the team. “You eat, sleep, and dream baseball,” she says.

John Hanc MA’83

Fall 2017

Courtesy of John Hanc

To write a book proposal on a woman known as the Marathon Goddess, John Hanc MA’83, a …

Maddie Wanamaker

Summer 2017

A Badger rower renews her love for the sport.

Small Sacrifices

Spring 2017

UW Archives S16748

The greatest impact on the home front was the rationing program. To save coal, Lathrop Hall was …

Eric Barrow ’93

Spring 2017

Andy Clayton, New York Daily News

Six months after graduating, Eric Barrow ’93 was knocking around Tokyo, brushing up on …

Voice of Experience

Fall 2016

ESPN’s Andy Katz ’90 feels the pull of the classroom.

Disc Jocks

Summer 2016

From its founder to its roster, the success of the Madison Radicals is grounded in the UW’s strong ties to ultimate Frisbee.

Gwen Jorgensen

Summer 2016

This former Badger’s path to the Rio Olympics began in Madison.

Annie Pankowski

Spring 2016

Sophomore Annie Pankowski continues to score big following a standout freshman season that garnered her Rookie of the Year honors. Jeff Miller

Laura Albert McLay

Spring 2016

How to pick a better bracket.

The Good Guy

Winter 2015

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.

Olive Sagapolu

Winter 2015

Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.

Very Superstitious

Fall 2015

These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.

Fine Four

Spring 2015

Will the farewell tour for the Badgers’ seniors lead to Indianapolis?

Team Player: Lauren Carlini x’17

Winter 2013

“When chaos happens, you’ve got to keep the team calm and lead them.”

D. Wayne Lukas ’57, MS’60:
Still Racing Strong

Winter 2013

There’s no how-to book in thoroughbred racing ... experience is paramount.

Kletsch’s Klunkers

Fall 2013

Good luck, Coach Andersen

On the Right Track

Fall 2013

Ed Nuttycombe’s unwavering focus made him the Big Ten’s winningest coach.