Stories from UW Alumni

Stock Market Bringing You Dow(n)? Turn Losses into Wins

If you are a stock investor, chances are you were not sad to bid farewell to 2022.

A Remarkable Renovation for Camp Randall’s South End Zone

Originally constructed in 1917, Camp Randall is the fifth-oldest college football stadium in the country.

A Life-Changing Gift for Transplant Patients

Originally from Chicago, Pleasant Rowland is an educator, writer, and entrepreneur.

A Monumental Achievement for the Department of Chemistry

A nine-floor, state-of-the-art addition — Chemistry Tower — is the perfect solution for the escalating challenges that the Department of Chemistry was facing.

Raimey-Noland Impact: A Legacy for the Black and Bold Badgers

In the late 1960s, a lack of resource centers and organizations at the UW led a small group of Black students to gather informally at the Rathskeller.

New State Budget Proposal Calls for More UW Support

Governor Tony Evers ’73, MS’76, PhD’86 recently announced his biennial budget proposal, which includes additional funding for the UW System.

When It’s Gone, It’s Gone. Or Is It?

This month’s article explains how to use life insurance as an asset-replacement strategy in your estate planning.

Cold Hard Science in the Heart of Cranberry Country

At the Wisconsin Cranberry Research Station, CALS scientists team up with growers to solve some of the toughest problems that arise while cultivating this native fruit crop — including exposure to frigid temperatures.

Kaiping Chen named first Burkhardt Professor

Kaiping Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Life Sciences Communication who specializes in computational communication, has been named the first recipient of the Burkhardt Seed Grant Professorship. This professorship supports and encourages early-stage, high-risk/high-reward research at UW–Madison.

Michael Sussman named first Salm-Bray Distinguished Chair

Michael Sussman, professor of biochemistry, is the first recipient of the Salm-Bray Distinguished Chair at the UW–Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. This chair recognizes and rewards a faculty member who demonstrates exceptional cross-disciplinary scholarship and collaboration in the area of human or animal health, and who advances the impact of agriculture through the identification and development of novel bio-functional compounds.