Madison Made

Madison Made

There are more products designed, developed, manufactured or assembled in Dane County than many people realize—here are just a few of the fun ones. By Maggie Ginsberg Just a few of the amazing products Madison makes happen Made in Madison Madison Magazine cover...
Soldiering On

Soldiering On

When Bob Curry came home from Vietnam, he stepped off the bus into a crowd of Americans shouting “baby killer” and throwing chicken guts. When Joe Naylor came home from Iraq in the dark hours before dawn, strangers from the local American Legion waited in...
Big Ideas at UW-Madison

Big Ideas at UW-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison is a big-idea powerhouse. Throughout its 169-year history, and particularly from 1972-2016, it has ranked in the top five research universities in the country—not by accident, but by a meticulously cultivated ecosystem fueled by some of...
Muslim in Madison

Muslim in Madison

This article is a 2017 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism award winner for Best Long Hard Feature (bronze/silver/gold to be announced May 2018) The women stood out like rainbow prisms of refracted light against the wet gray sky, covered from wrists to...
The City That Philanthropy Built

The City That Philanthropy Built

“Madison has long leaned on philanthropy. When John Nolen had a vision of a city built on an isthmus, it was a small group of philanthropists led by John M. Olin who ponied up the $2,500 to publish the unique architectural plan. Since then, nearly everything you...