Leveraging the liberal arts

After graduation, Claire Allen (B.A.'14, International Studies and Spanish) landed a great job at Kimberly-Clark. She now returns regularly to campus to recruit fellow Badgers to join the Fortune 500 manufacturer. One key to her success in the business world? The L&S Career Initiative’s career prep course

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Meeting in Jerusalem

For three students from Jewish, Muslim and Christian backgrounds, a course on the historic city helped them identify common bonds that cross religious boundaries. 

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Adventures in poetry

The written word has carried English grad Lester Graves Lennon on a journey that began at, and regularly circles back to, UW-Madison. This spring, he was eager to visit his old stomping grounds.

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Interpreting the world through poetry

For Hiwot Adilow, words are vehicles. They take her back to her hometown of Philadelphia and transport her to Ethiopia, where her parents are from. They’re what brought her to UW-Madison and what she uses to explore and understand the world.

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A social justice protagonist

During her time at UW, English major Lauren Gonitzke has gone from reading about the world to working to change it. 

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Marching through the battlefields of history

Through two directed study projects, history major Tristan Krause has delved into fascinating details of the Roman Empire’s army.

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A literary storm is brewing across Wisconsin

The Great World Texts program has nearly 2,000 high school students across the state reading Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and will bring many of them together for a celebration of literature on April 3.

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Women in the math department find strength in numbers

More female mathematicians teach, mentor and conduct research at UW-Madison than at any other time in the department's history. They’re not only helping to change the face of math here and now, but making it easier for the next generations of women to pursue the path. 

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Chemistry as a catalyst for examining art

Victoria Cooley came to UW-Madison with an interest in chemistry. She’ll leave this spring with a unique set of skills, knowledge and experiences that she will use to pursue a future as an art conservation scientist.

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