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Badger Voice brings news and nostalgia to your inbox each month, keeping UW-Madison alumni and WAA members in the know about what’s new and now at UW. Badger Voice brings you stories to celebrate Badger alumni and UW traditions, and helps you enjoy UW connections and the power of the alumni network. If you’re a Badger and not receiving your Badger Voice via email, please update your profile.


Best of the Best

Those who can’t do, teach? Incorrect. From engineering to English, here are the 12 UW professors whose excellence in teaching, outreach, and inclusion have earned them a Distinguished Teaching Award this year.

Via Wisconsin Alumni Association
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Made Us Proud

So the Badgers didn’t win the ’ship. They did win our hearts and make us proud, though — which, in our not-so-humble opinion, is much better. It should be no surprise that Frank Kaminsky is one of the greatest Franks in UW history. Check out which other Franks made the list.

Via Wisconsin Alumni Association


"This study shows that there is no doubt that a strong UW-Madison is essential to the growth of Wisconsin’s economy,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank said regarding a new report on UW-Madison’s statewide economic impact. Think you can guess how much the UW is worth to the state?

Via University of Wisconsin-Madison News

An Old Fashioned Night at the Movies

There was no velvet rope or red carpet, no searchlights or paparazzi, but for the evening of April 8, Union South did its best impression of Hollywood. Madison’s movie mavens turned out for a sneak preview of the Wisconsin Film Festival, as the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) hosted the world premiere of one of the entries, Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club.

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Upholding Tradition

March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. April showers bring May flowers. And, of course, Mayflowers bring pilgrims. But let’s not forget that spring also brings Founders’ Day celebrations! You have every reason to be proud of being a Badger — show it off!

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Forward under 40

Foodies, golf enthusiasts, and yogis: These nine winners of the 2015 Forward under 40 awards have demonstrated how powerful the Wisconsin Idea can be. Know of a young Badger making strides in his or her field? Submit your nomination by May 31 for the 2016 awards.

Via Wisconsin Alumni Association

Raise Your Voice

You’ve heard that funding for UW-Madison is at stake in the next state budget. But did you know that the worldwide Badger network of students, parents, and alumni is nearly 500,000 strong? Add your voice and join us in supporting the UW’s future.

Via Wisconsin Alumni Association