UW–Madison explores noninvasive weapons screening.
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K’Andre Miller is the latest star to emerge from "Defenseman U."
We went to cover a football game and discovered a community.
After a painful year, Jerell Moore enjoys a poignant moment on the basketball court.
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.
The longtime PA announcer for Badger women’s basketball, volleyball, and softball is not exactly a detached observer.
Here's the definitive account of how and when the tradition began.
Here’s what it’s like to meet the UW football legend in person.
The greatest player in UW soccer history faced major challenges en route to helping the U.S. win the World Cup.
Over six decades, UW teams won 14 Big Ten championships.
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 the team’s fifth title since 2006. Photo by Bryce Richter…
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.
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 administrator. Bryce Richter Terry Gawlik remembers the day when Title IX became federal law in 1972. She was a successful multisport athlete…
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 athletic director (1974 to 1990), Kit Saunders-Nordeen MS’66, PhD’77 helped open the door for women to participate in intercollegiate athletics. She began her…
Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay ’92 makes no apologies for being a rabid Badger fan — even in a newsroom populated with Michigan alumni.
Jeff Miller After a doctor affiliated with Michigan State University was convicted of sexually assaulting numerous young women under his care, including student-athletes, UW Athletic Director Barry Alvarez requested a wide-ranging review of his department’s health- and safety-related policies and procedures. “We are treating this…
Chris Borland ’13 did the unthinkable: he abruptly retired from the NFL, bringing the unseen dangers of the sport to the forefront.
Pull out the brooms: a magical Harry Potter sport has taken on a life of its own at UW–Madison and around the world.
The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.
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 Rec Sports Master Plan. Photo by Jeff Miller…
A UW alumna hoops it up and inspires players decades younger.
An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.
After his NBA career ended in 2010, Michael Finley ’14 took roles behind the scenes with the Dallas Mavericks and in Hollywood.
Bronson Koenig launches a buzzer-beater to send the Badgers to the Sweet 16 in the 2016 NCAA tournament. AP IMAGES/Richard Ulreich On the run: The Badgers returned to the Rose Bowl for the first time in 31 years on New Year’s Day 1994, and left with…
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 Winter Carnival grew into a popular place for students who like to ski, skate or sculpt — ice sculptures, that is. (For more, read “Winter…
Bryce Richter When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their homework-induced hibernation for some frozen fun? That’s the puzzle that the Wisconsin Hoofers solved when the student group took over the university’s Winter Carnival…
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.
Some are easier than others.
The UW's championships on ice.
Jeff Miller For years, overcrowding and long lines have been the norm at the SERF (Southeast Recreational Facility), built in 1983 to give students a place to exercise. So it’s no surprise that in a 2014 student-government referendum, 87 percent of students voted to dedicate more…