Boundless Together: On a mission to improve the lives of children

Since 2012, UW-Madison alumnus Vincent Lyles has overseen the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee’s more than 800 employees and nearly 600 volunteers.

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Brett Holmgren on working inside the Oval

The political science alum serves as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs on the National Security Council staff. Political science chair David Canon asked him about his work for President Obama and his time at UW.

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Alum’s software digitally unfurls an ancient scroll

W. Brent Seales, a graduate of computer sciences, has helped make text from a charred Biblical scroll legible.

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In the New York Times: Katherine Cramer on listening to rural families' needs

The political science professor states that listening to people in rural America could lead to better policy and help overcome distrust of government. 

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Election season keeping fact-checking expert busy

The assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication has spoken to nearly 10 major media outlets on the importance of checking the facts. 

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Boundless Together: Helping a language from getting lost

A UW alum is helping the university print, update, annotate and create audio recordings of Menominee stories.

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New faculty focus: Rourke O’Brien

Q&A with new faculty member Rourke O'Brien in the La Follette School of Public Affairs. 

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In the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Jack Williams is sticking with the University of Wisconsin

The geography professor and director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research explains his reasons for staying at UW-Madison, citing the university's mission of public higher education and a calling to serve.

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Students answer: Why the liberal arts?

Excerpts from three outstanding L&S student submissions to the UW-System’s 11th annual Liberal Arts Essay Contest reveal unique insights about the value and importance of a diverse and varied education.

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