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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Alumni do great things

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Two L&S alumni named to U.S. Olympic roster

Former Wisconsin women's hockey standouts Meghan Duggan and Hilary Knight are among four Badgers who will be part of the U.S. women's hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Alumni & Friends

In Bloomberg: Math whiz who doubled debt is favorite to win Colombian election

As Colombian presidential candidates try to outdo each other with pledges to slash taxes, Sergio Fajardo (PhD'84, Mathematics) has stood aloof from what he calls the “political bazaar.”

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$20 million matching gift to UW-Madison supports student scholarships, faculty excellence

Two of UW-Madison's top fundraising priorities received a significant boost today as donors John and Tashia Morgridge announced a new $20 million gift to the university's All Ways Forward campaign to support faculty excellence and student scholarships.

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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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