Stronger Together

L&S alumni are working in business, government, non-profits, education, high-tech, medicine and law. Many are entrepreneurs. Many are helping to change the world. Together, L&S alumni keep this college and university strong and thriving. 

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Investing in students' success

Summer Collegiate Experience students can start their fall semester with confidence and a six-credit head start thanks to the Shinners Family Fund Scholarship, which supports Wisconsin residents participating in the Center for Academic Excellence.

“The university gave me a lot of opportunities,” says George Shinners, who received a BS in Psychology in 1961 and an MS in Industrial Relations in 1964. “This is a way for us to offer opportunities. I hope that every one of these students is successful. I expect them to be.”

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L&S Career Initiative

Learn more about the L&S Career Initiative, our effort to launch students higher, sooner

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: Empowering mothers

A new book by Afro-American studies alumna Sagashus Levingston (MA’096) gives voice to mothers from all walks of life. 

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: Communication Arts alum Jerry Zucker

Love it or leave it, Airplane! is often cited as the funniest movie of all time, and surely, communication arts alum Jerry Zucker (BS’72) can be held responsible. For Zucker, the journey from Madison to Hollywood started on graduation day. 

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: How to trust a robot

Mathematics and computer sciences alum Bill Hibbard (BA'70, MS'73, PhD'95) and other artificial intelligence experts want to ensure that AI meets its potential for good — and avoids dystopian scenarios.

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From the Dean

Here’s a little secret: I have a resource in L&S that is very difficult to match. I have 200,000 engaged alumni who are passionate about the place. Most of them are killing it in their careers. Most of them can’t wait to give back.

— John Karl Scholz
Dean, College of Letters & Science
Nellie June Gray Professor of Economics

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