Commencement spotlight: The road less taken leads military vet to his ‘dream school’

When he realized that UW–Madison, his dream school, was not going to happen academically, he stunned his family and friends by enlisting in the Army.

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EatStreet snaps up campus award for entrepreneurship

The founders of EatStreet, a national food ordering and delivery company, were honored Nov. 14 with the UW–Madison 2018 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award.

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Savoring success

Alum George Hamel, Jr., settles into “retirement” as the patriarch of a family-run winery.

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Misdemeanorland

By the early 1990s, misdemeanor arrests began to outpace felony arrests in New York. Now its most common criminal-justice encounters are for misdemeanors — not more serious felonies — and the most common outcome is not prison, according to Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’00.

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LOL Brian Stack is behind some of the funniest lines — and skits — on late-night TV.

As the chipper CEO of a charity called 1-877-CARS-4-SHARKS, writer and actor Brian Stack MA’88 speaks directly to viewers.

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Hmong PhD alum reflects on research, family pride

Pao Vue’s interest in animals and nature began at a young age, eventually leading him to UW–Madison. As his career goals evolved – taking shape in environmental science and conservation – they set Vue on a journey that has made him one of the first Hmong Americans to receive a PhD in his field. 


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Beauty Vanishes

During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world — from Peru to the Hindu Kush mountain range near the Afghanistan–Pakistan border. But his camera was always focused on people at the center of armed conflicts, not their environments. The scenery was merely background.

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Celebrating the French House at 100

La Maison Française marks a century of creating cultural connections for students and the broader Madison community. 

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: Empowering mothers

A new book by Afro-American studies alumna Sagashus Levingston (MA’096) gives voice to mothers from all walks of life. 

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