On Wisconsin is published four times a year by the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA) and the offices of University Communications and University Marketing. One of the largest-circulation alumni magazines in the country, On Wisconsin mails each issue to some 356,000 University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni and friends.
Through this unique partnership, WFAA provides funding for the magazine, and editors, writers, graphic designers, photographers, and production assistants at WFAA, University Communications, and University Marketing produce the editorial content.
An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The Chazen presents 10 to 12 temporary exhibitions each year, featuring works from its permanent collection and pieces on loan from museums around the world.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The influence of Lloyd Barbee LLB’56, a civil-rights leader and lawyer in the 1960s and ’70s, lives on through Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee, which was edited by Barbee’s daughter and civil rights lawyer Daphne Barbee-Wooten ’75.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The dueling knights were part of an event sponsored by the Society for Creative Anachronism, according to alumni. Memories varied as to what year the image was captured, but responses narrowed the time frame to the late 1970s or early 1980s.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
A UW alumna hoops it up and inspires players decades younger.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Steve Miller x’67 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Can we have class outside today? Environmental science students enjoy the environment on a spring day in 2017. Science Hall houses the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies — when it’s not outdoors.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
“They just couldn’t be without each other,” Michael Rippey told New York Times reporter Julie Bosman ’01 about his parents, Charles ’41 and Sara x’43 Rippey.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Before Twitter and cable news, political fights were up close and personal. For John Becker LLB1890, the battle that would change the course of his life took place 100 years ago on a February night in Monroe, Wisconsin, at the height of World War I.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
In 2005, Gordon Hempton MAx’82 was hiking an unmarked trail through a wild, wet corner of Washington State when he finally found what he was looking for: silence.Via On Wisconsin Magazine