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When you join WAA, you’ll receive Badger Insider in your mailbox three times a year.

Badger Insider is an exclusive publication for members of WAA, featuring your campus memories, the UW’s rich history, and points of UW-Madison pride. Each issue captures the Badger experience, with stories and photos contributed by UW alumni themselves.

Badger Bulletin: Spring 2016

One of our favorite things about creating Badger Insider magazine is hearing from our readers. Every issue, we receive photos and notes that make us laugh, cry, smile, and reminisce. Here’s what we heard from you in the spring of 2016.

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Photo credit, Jeff Miller

Ask Abe: When will the ice melt on Lake Mendota?

This question asks me to predict the future, which is one skill I’m less than adept at. (If I were omniscient, I might’ve done the Rushmore crew a favor and gotten a haircut.) But because the good folks in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) have helped to make Lake Mendota the most studied lake in North America, I can at least give you an informed guess. In fact, it’s likely that the lake will be thawed by the time you read this. How’s that for omniscient?

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Loon Family Photo

Badger Family: The Story of Our Uncommon Loon Family

Birth The story began in 1979 when 12 women from all over the United States and Canada decided to dedicate their lives to the business of communication. We all entered the communicative disorders graduate program at UW-Madison with the high hopes of helping people and changing the world one person at a time. This program, […]

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Badgering: UWPD K9 Officer Casey

While not an alumna (that we’re aware of), University of Wisconsin Police Department (UWPD) Officer Casey has been keeping the campus safe for more than 50 years — dog years, that is.

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