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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.

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.

The Birth of Bucky Badger’s Push-Ups

Fall 2019

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

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

Winter 2020

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.

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

Winter 2020

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

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…

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

6 Things Bucky Badger Must Do

Winter 2017

Some are easier than others.

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.

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…

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…

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,…