Sift & Winnow E-Newsletter

Sift & Winnow is an e-newsletter for alumni and friends of the College of Letters & Science. The newsletter is sent on the third Thursday of each month to more than 96,000 recipients.

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Sift & Winnow Archives

  • January 2019: Untangling a family tree. A trip back in time. Lessons of history.
    Sent January 17, 2019 
  • December 2018: History as a beacon. Climate alarm. A woodsy foray.
    Sent December 20, 2018
  • November 2018: Warm fuzzies. A new first for Ada Deer. Telling the L&S story.
    Sent November 15, 2018
  • October 2018: A statistics pioneer. Steps toward recovery. New political discourse on campus.
    Sent October 18, 2018
  • September 2018: The French House at 100. A physics rockstar. L&S alumni driving documentaries.
    Sent September 20, 2018
  • August 2018: Aretha Franklin's legacy. Cultivating Korean expertise. Cracking a cosmological mystery.
    Sent August 23, 2018
  • July 2018Cosmic blunderbuss. Honoring missing soldiers. Likable robots.
    Sent July 19, 2018
  • June 2018: Following the ballots. A career in cheese. Longer days ahead. 
    Sent June 21, 2018
  • May 2018: We are stardust. #BlackandHooded. Thinking, American style.
    Sent May 17, 2018
  • April 2018: Wisconsin humor goes viral. Eating and evolution. Where words meet water. 
    Sent April 19, 2018
  • March 2018: Wisconsin's Latino legacy. The wrong approach to reading? Probing podcasts. 
    Sent March 22, 2018
  • February 2018: Winter on the wane? Olympic grads. A home for music.
    Sent February 15, 2018
  • January 2018: A future of techno-orientalism. Proving the earth's oldest fossils. When should you claim Social Security?
    Sent January 18, 2018
  • December 2017: Working on a galaxy far, far away. Kindness on the curriculum. More fires in the future?
    Sent December 21, 2017
  • November 2017: The Reformation revisited. Understanding the Amish. Better health through the humanities.
    Sent November 16, 2017
  • October 2017: Alumni recall the Dow protests. Everything you need to know about gerrymandering. A literary discovery in a public library. 
    Sent October 19, 2017
  • September 2017: Taking notes for the Joint Chiefs. Students make their Emmy debut. A milestone for math. 
    Sent September 21, 2017
  • August 2017: A warm welcome for all students. Galileo in a graphic novel? Harvesting data for farmers markets.
    Sent August 17, 2017
  • July 2017: Scandinavian expertise helps nab a Tony. What's a kettle moraine? Envisioning an end to implicit bias. 
    Sent July 24, 2017

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