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New York City is home to some of the world’s greatest art museums, and two University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni have brought some of that renown to UW–Madison.
Panczenko grew the Chazen's holdings from approximately 12,000 objects to more than 21,000 today, making it the second-largest collection of art in Wisconsin.
UW–Madison alumni Jerry and Simona Chazen, the generous benefactors of the Chazen Museum of Art, were a couple of jazz-loving undergraduates when they first met here. After graduation, his first roommate — who had married a woman whose name would become synonymous with fashion — called Jerry in New York City and said “Let’s start a company.” The Chazens are the latest in our series of Big Apple Badgers.
As the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death is marked this year, UW–Madison has spearheaded the Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016 initiative.
Alumni Jerome and Simona Chazen have pledged to give $35 million to advance the Chazen Museum and art education on campus.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been selected as the host site for the state of Wisconsin for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world's most treasured books. The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, in partnership with Cincinnati Museum Center and the American Library Association, is touring a First Folio of Shakespeare in 2016 to all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
is among twenty college juniors nationwide selected to receive a Beinecke Scholarship, which provides $34,000 for graduate study leading to a terminal degree in the arts, humanities or social sciences.
Of all the places Sierra Swenson expected to end up during her first semester at college, precious few were lined with jars full of preserved reptiles.