“She lived life to the fullest and did so unapologetically. It didn’t matter that she had spinal muscular atrophy. It didn’t matter that she was a Black woman in a society that didn’t fight for her. She was still going to fight for the life she deserved.”
Saying goodbye is hard, but luckily, I have memories and friendships that I’ll take with me for the rest of my life.
Kelsey Rahe’s act of heroism has even received national recognition. She was featured on ABC’s World News Tonight — a show hosted by David Muir, who was also the UW commencement speaker when Rahe graduated in 2018.
Dinners On Wisconsin's mission is to make UW–Madison feel a little more like home for both students and professors by bringing them together around dinner tables with warm plates of home-cooked meals
More than 200 Badgers of color and their families joined the Wisconsin Alumni Association August 3 for the inaugural Multicultural Summer Picnic.
De Shields began his theatrical career at UW–Madison, graduating in 1970 and moving to New York City in 1973. His Broadway career includes "The Wiz" and "The Full Monty."
By helping organize monthly clinics and lending to motorcycle buyers who are obligated for 18 months to transport health care workers, a nonprofit has connected health-care providers and patients in remote villages in Uganda.
Stefanie Henry will graduate from UW as a double major in neurobiology and French, along with an extensive background in nervous system trauma research that is inspired by her brother’s spinal cord injury.
Clara Bewick Colby was among the first class of six women at the University of Wisconsin to graduate with bachelor’s degrees. Later, large crowds would attend her speeches on women’s rights.
Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW–Madison’s nursing program. The program has seen some serious changes in that time.
In a meeting at the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at the Wisconsin School of Business, Hyunjun Park said the device will hold digital information in DNA – life’s evolution-perfected “data storage” molecule.
This year’s recipients of honorary degrees from UW–Madison are both rock stars — one literally, the other in microbiology. The honorees are Steve Miller, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and Thomas Brock, who helped usher in modern molecular biology.
Deer, a 1957 graduate, went on to become the first female chair of Wisconsin's Menominee Indian Tribe as well as a national leader in Indian affairs.
EatStreet now serves more than 15,000 restaurants in more than 275 cities. It has 175 employees at its headquarters, just off the Capitol Square in Madison, and more than 1,200 drivers.