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Looking back with pride: Our year in review

The College of Letters & Science enjoyed a fantastic year, from research breakthroughs in every discipline, to breaking ground for a new music center that will transform campus and redefine what it means to pursue a musical education at UW-Madison. 

We've celebrated Shakespeare and a milestone anniversary for the Center for Academic Excellence. Faculty played important roles in the presidential election. The list goes on. Join us in looking back with pride!

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Newsmakers

You're making the news, and we want to share! Stories by and about L&S alumni are featured, below. These update often, so check back frequently to read the latest.

Noteworthy Alumni

'Forward Under 40' awards honor young alumni

The Wisconsin Alumni Association recognizes eight alumni under the age of 40 who are leveraging the benefits of their UW education to better their cities, states, nation and the world. Six of these outstanding citizens are L&S alumni.

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L&S is at the heart of the largest comprehensive campaign in the history of the university: the All Ways Forward campaign. Your gift of any amount directly supports efforts to fund initiatives and programs that will benefit our students and move the university forward. 

Professor's Perspective

The belief that I can still make a difference in the lives of my students, colleagues and those who are in need keeps me going. That is what the Wisconsin Idea is about and that is what I hope to continue to do for the foreseeable future.

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