UW Radio alums snag a British legend
Retired Madison broadcast engineer recounts the unlikely story in a BBC radio interview listened to by six million-plus.
A new book, an old whiskey and the birth of a legend
Wright Thompson's latest, "Pappyland," sends Doug Moe on the hunt for a bottle of Pappy Van Winkle.
Monica White uncovers the history of farming by Black Americans
White became the first Black female tenured professor in both the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.
The West High grad who took the ‘The Lion King’ to Broadway
As a Disney executive, Peter Schneider helped reinvigorate the company.
After 42 years in the hotel biz, it’s check-out time for Scott Faulkner
His family owned the Edgewater, where many celebrities stayed.
On a motorcycle at 17,000 feet in the Himalayas
Alec Loftus seeks adventure as he travels overseas.
Plaza Tavern's pals come to the rescue
Owner grateful for $75,000 raised but still fears for Plaza's future if it can't reopen soon.
Catching up with civic stalwart Frank Alfano
Former Dane County facilities manager is organizing fellow retirees for local United Way projects.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kit Saunders-Nordeen and justice for girls’ sports
UW-Madison’s first director of women’s athletics turns 80 today.
Madison is home to one of the world’s top virologists
Yoshihiro Kawaoka is studying COVID-19 at his posts at UW–Madison and the University of Tokyo.
Late boxer to be inducted into UW Athletic Hall of Fame
Doug Moe remembers (and apologizes to) Dick Bartman
Madison native subject of stirring memoir of life with Down syndrome
David Egan benefited as one of first preschoolers at UW-Madison's Waisman Center
West High grad directs a Middle East 'kidnapping thriller'
Cyrus Nowrasteh's film 'Infidel' opens nationally on Sept. 18
Meet Angela Trudell Vasquez, Madison’s poet laureate
Trudell Vasquez is the first Latina to be named to the position.
UW-Madison professor seizes a virtual teaching opportunity
Design studies professor Wei Dong turns home basement into a teaching studio.
Trivia contest lands Madison man in favorite author’s next novel
Jason Horowitz also wins chat with novelist David Mitchell
West High sign hopes to honor past, inspire future
Student Oakland Steingass is raising money for a new school sign.
Singer-songwriter Sam Ness on the road again
Sauk City native nominated for eight MAMA Awards.
The long run for Jill Karofsky
Jill Karofsky’s successful race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court was the result of determination — hers and that of voters.
Saved by the Laurel Tavern’s fish fry
A decades-old tradition the author looks forward to all week.
From Waunakee, a Caribbean caper
Davin Goodwin sees publication of his first novel.
Wisconsin true crime documentary in the works
Doug Moe recalls covering 1979 murder case for Madison Magazine.
Jonathan Little, Madison’s music missionary
Longtime WISM figure now promoting Americana music
Roza Gilles transforms from teen model to CrossFit competitor
Roza Gilles can tell you the exact date her life changed.
Madison’s Isaac Scott is a photographer now
Current issue of The New Yorker features protest photos taken by West High School graduate.
A gripping first novel from Innocence Project’s Steven Wright
‘The Coyotes of Carthage’ draws on UW law professor’s experience.
A fond farewell to Bill and Bobbie Malone
The much admired authors and musicians are returning to their home state of Texas.
Cycling with America’s first black sports hero
Marshall “Major” Taylor become a champion despite facing prejudice.
The end of college boxing
Two authors talk after 60th anniversary of the last UW–Madison bout
Jason Hoke judges dog shows around the world while remaining a top-notch chef
Hoke has traveled to 29 counties to judge shows
‘Never stop singing’ says opera star Jeni Houser
Sheltering in Stoughton, she and husband/tenor David Blalock remain grateful for Madison Opera.
Madison man Evan Hill wins Pulitzer Prize
West High School graduate now works at the New York Times
Leo Burt, the Unabomber and me
As the 50th anniversary of the bombing of UW–Madison's Sterling Hall approaches, a man remains at large.
Soyeon Shim is a big picture entrepreneur at the School of Human Ecology
As dean of the School of Human Ecology, she's both a teacher and an entrepreneur.
Clara Colby’s crusade for women
Contemporary of Susan B. Anthony among first women to graduate from the University of Wisconsin
Walking with memories in the Arb
Doug Moe finds an abundance of turkeys, deer and inscriptions.
City Attorney Mike May's last day nears
Free spirit was a good fit for Madison
Michael Keiser helped create a golf course with Aldo Leopold in mind
Sand Valley was named the country’s best new course of that year by Golf Digest
Ben Sidran's 'love song' to a legendary producer
Musician writes Tommy LiPuma biography, hosts radio show
Podcast traces ink in Maraniss blood
Daughter draws stories out of Pulitzer Prize-winning father