While many people know “A Raisin in the Sun,” far fewer know much about its author, Lorraine Hansberry. Hansberry spent less than two years as a student at UW–Madison, but it was an important part of her journey as a writer and activist.
Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …
Some families have a dog or cat; the Been family has a gargoyle. Now, it’s going back to its original home at the University of Wisconsin Law School — and the intriguing story of its loss and recovery is being told.
A new donation will help fund a project to improve the marina and lakefront promenade near the Memorial Union. Improvements include new piers, better storage and a new greenspace on shore.
Student to student: A reunion of ‘60s activists from Madison imparts lessons to millennials about achieving change
For three days in June, hundreds of aging radicals, activists and former University of Wisconsin students returned to Madison – once a “cradle of counterculture” – to relive the 1960s through a mix of music, art, politics and history. Today's millennials can learn from them.
If you take electric lighting for granted, you have not lived in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where lighting options often come down to kerosene, candles or flashlights. The company's solar lights are a new choice.
Bruce Winkler has invented, designed or facilitated an amazing range of devices since he earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UW–Madison in 1983.
The comedy trio of Adam Devine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm headed to campus last week not only to visit Holm’s plaque in Alumni Park, but also to introduce their new movie “Game Over, Man!” at a special screening.
Honorary doctorates recognize individuals with careers of extraordinary accomplishment, with sustained and uncommonly meritorious activity reflecting UW–Madison values.
A UW–Madison alumna Caitlin Furin is experiencing the Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, up close. She's traveling with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard team as its communications and public relations manager
Fifty years after earning his doctorate from UW–Madison, Luciano Barraza finally will participate in the commencement ceremony, thanks to his grandson.
It was quite a year at Camp Randall Stadium, where the Badgers won every regular-season football game on their way to the Big Ten West Division title. And the home fans supported them loudly, vigorously and humorously.
This is the first-ever trip to the Orange Bowl for Wisconsin. It is also the second straight year the Badgers are heading to a New Year’s Big Six bowl game.
Rachel Rose and her team have contributed to the upcoming release of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.
Former Badger Kevin Gibbons runs a non-profit that merges microfinance and health-care access in Uganda by helping taxi drivers buy motorcycles.
The three, now teaching science in Monona, Rhinelander and Wauwatosa, are members of the 2017 class at the Knowles Teacher Initiative, whose purpose is “to increase the number of high-quality high school science and mathematics teachers."