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...