Mark Burish (’78 JD LAW) remembers the day his wife, Helen (’79 BS EDU, ’95 MA EDU), called him to say that a neighbor had encouraged her to take their two young children down to the rink and try skating for the first time. They would wear helmets and push chairs around the ice. The… Read more »
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Sally Hands’ significant estate gift to the English Department demonstrates the growing influence of women’s philanthropy.
From those early years working on Bascom Hall in the 20th century through the opening of a remodeled and expanded School of Education building and breaking ground on a new School of Human Ecology building in fall 2010, J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. has consistently come through for the University.
By now, you have probably heard about Union South’s eight bowling alleys, the climbing wall, the new movie theater and the Sett, a three-story club and recreation complex named after a badger’s den. The details, however, are what make the new $94.8 million gathering spot a worthy partner for the historic Memorial Union.
The April 14-16, 2011 spring Varsity Band concert celebrated the 125th birthday of the Wisconsin Marching Band and a return to the roses. Former “Tonight Show” drummer Ed Shaughnessy joined Professor Mike Leckrone, Varsity Band members and featured guest performers in a program that ranged from ragtime to rock, Motown to Broadway, Sousa to Sinatra, The Four Tops to the Fifth Quarter.