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 368,000 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.
From YouTube star to professional BMX rider, Badger alums have proven the versalitity of a UW diploma.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The UW’s MIA Project journeyed to France to find the remains of missing World War II pilot Walter “Buster” Stone and return them to grateful family members.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The pioneering conservationist and UW alumnus climbed the mountain in 1888. Today, following his path is no easy task.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The greatest player in UW soccer history faced major challenges en route to helping the U.S. win the World Cup.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
David Margolis MD’89 is both an eminent pediatric oncologist and a zealous fan of the Milwaukee Bucks. With a little spray paint, he now combines his two passions.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
When popular graduate student Jenny Morrill MA1905 left campus for the summer, librarians found evidence of “a most awful crime” that she blamed on her morphine addiction.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
In the spirit of the Summer 2019 special women’s issue, we’re profiling a few of the many Badger alumnae — past and present …Via On Wisconsin Magazine
As a nationally renowned sex reassignment surgeon, Marci Bowers ’80 — a transgender woman herself — is helping her patients find joy and belonging.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
An adventurous summer road trip turned the UW’s first female engineering grad, Emily Hahn ’26, into one of America’s most storied travel writers.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Born in war-torn Hong Kong to a prominent but absent father and his sixth concubine, UW physicist Sau Lan Wu has overcome stunning obstacles on her path to three major scientific discoveries.Via On Wisconsin Magazine