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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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Knowledge is power

How does a farmer’s son end up running one of the nation’s top utility companies? John Rowe attributes his success to working hard, taking chances and heeding lessons from history. 

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Bortin’s landmark in journalism saw Russia open up

UW–Madison alumna Meg Bortin went from being a non-journalism major to becoming a correspondent and editor at Reuters-France. In 1992, she started up the first independent English language daily newspaper in Russia: The Moscow Times.

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Ada Deer: A lifetime of firsts

Forty years ago, UW–Madison alumna Ada Deer was knocking on doors, waiting for them to open.

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