Top Eight Reasons Why It’s Great to Be a WAA Member
With the new year upon us, this is the perfect time to consider the many reasons why alumni, friends, and Badgers of all sorts resolve to join this special community.
Interim L&S Dean Eric Wilcots got a telescope for Christmas, and he’s been looking to the stars ever since.Read More >
As one of Hallmark’s top greeting card writers, Melvina Young ’90, MA’92, PhDx’07 brings compassion and empathy to all of life’s momentsRead More >
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From bad bosses to toxic employees, we’ve all probably encountered incivility, or rude behavior, at some point in our careers. What is it, why does it matter, and what can we do about it?
Madison is filled with beautiful date night destinations — and spooky legends to go with them! Which local mystery should you explore this Halloween?Read More >
Purnita Howlader JD’11, senior adviser at FEMA, explains why “nice” matters — and why you should never be rude to receptionists.Read More >
In honor of National Dessert Month, we're digging deep (into an ice cream sundae) to discover our inner desserts. Which sweet Madtown treat is the mirror to your soul?Read More >
Jill Soloway is the creator of the groundbreaking Amazon series Transparent, a comedy that explores issues related to gender, sex, and identity through the lives of a complicated American family. Transparent received two Golden Globes, 24 Emmy nominations, and eight Emmy awards, including two for Soloway’s directing. For the series finale, Transparent transitioned into a movie-musical, cowritten by Jill and their sibling Faith Soloway.Read More >
Physician Dennis Maki has an international reputation as one of the fathers of modern-day hospital infection prevention. Maki is the Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine (emeritus) in the infectious diseases and pulmonary-critical care divisions at UW–Madison.Read More >
Phill Gross is known as a true advocate and champion for the underrepresented. He’s not only involved in supporting diversity on the UW–Madison campus — he is passionate about promoting it across the country.Read More >
Diane Endres Ballweg, who has been known to serve on dozens of committees and boards per year, stands out for her fierce commitment to giving of her time and talent in addition to her financial resources.Read More >