Airman of the Year, a UW–Madison senior, is helping with state’s COVID-19 response
Alex King enlisted in the Wisconsin Air National Guard in September of 2016 — the same month he began classes at UW–Madison as a freshman. He’s juggled school work and military training ever since, excelling at both.
Celebrating community this Veterans Day
Student veterans add depth and perspective to our classrooms and to our larger campus identity. We enjoy the personal freedoms we exercise every day because they stood up to fight for them.
Nursing pioneer Signe Skott Cooper: From the farm to the battlefield
Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. Her wartime service shaped her life, personally and professionally.
New digital kiosk commemorates fallen soldiers
The Wisconsin Union on Veterans Day will unveil a new digital kiosk honoring students and alumni who died in active duty, on the second floor of Memorial Union.
John Hall Q&A: UW professor is about to witness and document Pentagon history
UW-Madison history professor John Hall, who's been named historian for the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Department of Defense, reflects on his new role and American history.
Army ROTC cadet awarded prestigious national scholarship
Kai Pederson, an Army ROTC cadet and a junior at UW–Madison, was awarded a prestigious Distinguished Achievement Scholarship from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.
Starting their service
On May 13, 32 members of the UW–Madison Reserve Officer Training Corps were commissioned to serve in the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps.
Remembering the fallen on Veterans Day
To mark Veterans Day on Friday, volunteers took turns on Bascom Hill reading the names and hometowns of more than 6,800 U.S. service members killed in military action in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.
Astronaut James Lovell to speak at UW–Madison’s December commencement
December’s University of Wisconsin–Madison commencement speaker is out of this world. Or at least he has been.
Standing still may help improve antennas that scan in all directions
Spinning large objects nonstop takes a lot of time and mechanical energy. So scanning from a stationary position could speed up long-range detection and communications.