Stories indexed under: Wisconsin Alumni Association

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  • Photo: UW Homecoming Parade 103 years of tradition lives on for UW-Madison’s Homecoming Oct. 20, 2014 The game day opponent may be a first-timer, but this year’s University of Wisconsin-Madison Homecoming tradition is 103 years in the making. Thousands of alumni will return this week for the annual commemoration of Homecoming at UW-Madison, when UW graduates join future alumni and the campus community for a weeklong celebration of spirited Badger traditions.
  • Photo: Fill the Hill flamingo Recent sightings: Fill the Hill Oct. 7, 2014 Plastic pink flamingos flock to Bascom Hill Tuesday, Oct. 7, for the annual "Fill the Hill" event, an initiative of the UW’s Annual Campaign. Event volunteers place a pink flamingo on Bascom Hill for each donation between 5 p.m. Oct. 6 and 5 p.m. Oct. 7.
  • Photo: Pink flamingos ‘Fill the Hill’ helps Annual Campaign fly high Oct. 6, 2014 What began as a prank has become part of University of Wisconsin-Madison lore. And now, this quirky campus classic is set to come alive once again when pink flamingos return to roost this week on Bascom Hill. This time, they’ll be flocking to their grassy home as part of the UW’s Annual Campaign. For the second year, alumni and friends are encouraged to “Fill the Hill” by making a gift to the university via the Annual Campaign’s website, sharethewonderful.org.
  • Anja Wanner in class Ten to receive Distinguished Teaching Awards May 1, 2014 Ten faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.
  • Forward under 40 winners Forward under 40 Awards honor seven UW-Madison alumni March 4, 2014 The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) has recognized seven young alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Madison for their contributions in a wide variety of fields to the global community.
  • Graphic: Founders’ Day logo Alumni celebrate 165 years of UW excellence with Founders’ Day Feb. 5, 2014 February 5, 1849: Twenty young men gather in a small brick building near the State Capitol for the University of Wisconsin's inaugural class.
  • Slideshow: Ability to ADAPT Nov. 4, 2013
  • Photo: plastic pink flamingos on Lincoln statue Pink flamingos will ‘Fill the Hill’ again Wednesday Oct. 14, 2013 Flamingos have been native to Bascom Hill since 1979. They’ll be flocking to their grassy home once again, this time as part of Share the Wonderful, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual campaign.
  • Photo: LGBTCC Everyone loves a parade: Homecoming 2013 Oct. 11, 2013 2013 marked the 103rd year of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Homecoming Parade, this year presented by Lowe's.
  • Graphic: Homecoming logo Tradition takes to the streets for UW Homecoming 2013 Oct. 4, 2013 It's time for a storied tradition to come alive on campus. Thousands of alumni will return for the annual commemoration of Homecoming at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, set for Oct. 6-13, featuring a week-long celebration of UW graduates, future alumni, and all things Badger.
  • Logo: Share the Wonderful ‘Share the Wonderful’ aims to generate broad-based support Oct. 1, 2013 What’s so wonderful about the University of Wisconsin-Madison? You’re about to find out. The "Share the Wonderful" annual giving campaign kicks off its second year in October and runs through the end of the year.
  • Photo: people sitting along pier Goodspeed Family Pier is newest campus link to lake July 9, 2013 The Wisconsin Alumni Association is inviting the Madison community to visit the newest shoreline feature on Lake Mendota, the Goodspeed Family Pier.
  • Badgers Vote for the “Moon” as The Red Shirt, Sixth Edition May 30, 2013 MADISON, Wis. - Alumni, students, fans and friends of the University of Wisconsin-Madison cast a record number of nearly 8,000 votes to select a design for the Sixth Edition of The Red Shirt™.
  • Forward under 40 awards honor nine young alumni March 12, 2013 Relles and Larsen are among the nine exceptional young University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni honored with the 2013 Forward under 40 awards, presented by the Wisconsin Alumni Association. All recipients are living examples of the Wisconsin Idea, the guiding philosophy upon which this award is based.
  • Students seek opportunity, employers looking to hire Jan. 29, 2013 UW-Madison Career Services units will host the Spring Career and Internship Fair on Monday Feb. 4, which will bring more than 180 organizations to campus.
  • Father of the birth-control pill talks science, art and the life of the intellectual Oct. 31, 2012 As he received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Association in Madison last week, Carl Djerassi took time to talk about his many passions.
  • “Share the Wonderful” aims to generate broad-based support Sept. 19, 2012 It's about to get wonderful. A concentrated new multimedia annual giving campaign, called "Share the Wonderful," has begun and runs through October.
  • UW Law School celebrates alumnus William Shernoff Sept. 18, 2012 The University of Wisconsin Law School will recognize the achievements of William Shernoff this September as he's presented the Wisconsin Alumni Association's 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award.
  • Class of 1962 to reunite at UW-Madison Sept. 12, 2012 Nostalgia and campus memories will join with a look at culture change and public policy as alumni from the Class of 1962 celebrate their 50-year reunion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • UW-Madison Day at Wisconsin State Fair features innovation, fun July 26, 2012 Agricultural displays, special appearances and more than 20 "exploration stations" will bring the University of Wisconsin-Madison eastward as the Wisconsin State Fair celebrates UW-Madison Day on Wednesday, Aug. 8.