Sharing the Shakesconsin Idea

As campus anticipates the arrival of the “First Folio,” two L&S professors team up to explore the Bard’s impact.

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Scientific glassblowing

In September, red-hot demonstrations of scientific glassblowing at UW-Madison drew a standing-room-only crowd to the meeting of the American Scientific Glassblowers Society Midwest Section. Open to the public, the meeting showcased the bending and blowing of glass tubing to create scientific apparatus, an art that began in 19th-century Germany and continues in research-active chemistry departments to this day. 

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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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Whatever happened to Jessie and Michael?

We check back in with two L&S students, who received advice from the liberal arts community back in 2014.

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6 keys to success from Steve Pogorzelski

The former president of is a generous and committed mentor to L&S students enrolled in the Taking Initiative career course. Here are his words of wisdom for forging a successful path after graduation.

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The Honors Program enriches the L&S experience

Honors students appreciate more rigorous educational experiences, exciting research opportunities and the chance to work closely with faculty.

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