In 1869 — 150 years ago — the first class of women graduated from UW–Madison. In this special issue, you’ll read about some of the amazing women who have passed through campus since. On, alumnae!
Throughout the academic year, campus celebrated the 150th anniversary of women receiving UW degrees.
Women have served as UW chancellor for 14 of the last 31 years — and counting.
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.
Born in war-torn Hong Kong to a prominent but absent father and his sixth concubine, UW physicist Sau Lan Wu has overcome stunning obstacles on her path to three major scientific discoveries.
The activist has long been on the front lines of women’s and peace movements.
The #MeToo movement reaches far beyond Hollywood and Capitol Hill. The sciences are also grappling with how to address sexual harassment. This past year, …
As a nationally renowned sex reassignment surgeon, Marci Bowers ’80 — a transgender woman herself — is helping her patients find joy and belonging.
Her work empowers citizens in the developing world.