People taking note of music hall construction and its surprising features

The facility will handle a wide range of performances — from intimate recitals, to ensembles, to groups of 100 or more musicians and singers. And what look like wagon-wheel windows are actually not windows at all.

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UW–Madison alumna third Badger to win prestigious new international scholarship

Fangdi Pan (B.A.'13, Economics and International Studies) is one of 142 students in the just-announced third class of Schwarzman Scholars. Winners receive full tuition for a one-year master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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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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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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In CNBC: How Kenny Dichter convinced Warren Buffett to work with him—and built 2 multimillion-dollar businesses

L&S graduate Kenny Dichter (Sociology BA'90) is the founder of Wheels Up, a company that offers private jet memberships.

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UW–Madison scholar will use Marshall Scholarship to further voting rights research

Phoenix Rice-Johnson views her blue-collar background as an asset, one she can draw upon in her scholarship and activism. Rice-Johnson’s voice will be amplified, as she is one of 43 outstanding students from across the country chosen for a prestigious 2018 Marshall Scholarship.

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Working on a galaxy far, far away

Connections forged through the UW-Madison computer sciences department helped alum Rachel Rose land a techie’s dream job: working at Industrial Light an Magic.

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In Forbes: Eat Street founders Matt Howard and Alex Wyler named to 30 Under 30 list

EatStreet's Matt Howard (BS'11, Economics and Political Science) and Alex Wyler, along with a third cofounder, met in their freshman year at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and launched its first food delivery website called BadgerBites.com. Seven years later, the now-renamed EatStreet has raised over $37 million, launched in 250 markets and now delivers to more than 1.7 million customers as it moves to dominate delivery in mid-level markets.

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