In On Wisconsin Magazine: Our man in Berlin

As a foreign correspondent in Germany, Louis Lochner, class of 1909, chronicled the rise of the Third Reich and helped Americans understand how Adolf Hitler amassed power.

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Gained in translation

For Patrick Peczerski, who triple majored in International Studies, Spanish and Polish, mastering another language has proven to be a competitive advantage in business. 

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: In search of the Lao Unicorn

Bill Robichaud (B.S.’83, Zoology) has devoted his career to saving the saola, a recently discovered mammal that may go extinct before scientists can even study it.

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WAA presents award to two outstanding L&S faculty

To acknowledge some of the faculty who have helped the Wisconsin Alumni Association further its mission of engaging with alumni and lifelong learners, WAA presents the Ken and Linda Ciriacks Alumni Outreach Excellence Award to Mike Wagner and John Hawks. 

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In On Wisconsin Magazine: A refuge for hope

At the peak of the refugee crisis in Greece, Amed Khan (B.A.’91, Political Science and International Studies) found a way to bring humanity to an inhumane place.

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A path unlocked by language

For Kevin Barry, learning Yoruba while earning a degree in International Studies and certificates in African Studies and Global Cultures has proven to be a ‘golden key’ to a career that’s taken him from Nigeria to New York and beyond.

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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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Alumni honored with Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

UW-Madison’s annual Entrepreneurial Achievement Awards Thursday were given to two alumni — Michele Boal and Troy Vosseller — for their entrepreneurial success and commitment to encouraging the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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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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