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.
Soon after basketball was invented, women at the UW picked up the sport — even before the men.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Physicist Fatima Ebrahimi PhD’03 believes that if efforts to control nuclear fusion pay off, it will provide unlimited energy that will change the world.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
In 1869 — 150 years ago — the first class of women graduated from UW–Madison.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
The landscape of higher education is changing rapidly, says the UW’s chancellor.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Sharing what’s on your mind — and welcoming the viewpoints of others on contentious issues — is a campus hallmark that could inform the wider world.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Allee Willis ’69 is more than just the composer of the hit songs such as “September” and the Friends theme: she also collects kitsch, throws legendary parties, and supports her hometown of Detroit.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
Wall Street Journal columnist Jason Gay ’92 makes no apologies for being a rabid Badger fan — even in a newsroom populated with Michigan alumni.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
No matter how viewers are binge-watching television these days, they might as well call it Badger-watching, given the multifaceted ways that UW alumni are contributing to our favorite shows.Via On Wisconsin Magazine
It’s getting mighty crowded in space as debris from satellites, labs, and other things shot into Earth’s orbit degrade over time and threaten to fall back to where they came from.Via On Wisconsin Magazine