Off Campus

Badgers, Badgers everywhere

There are 72 counties in Wisconsin, and Badgers are contributing to every single one of them. A new billboard campaign shares the stories of current and former students – like McKenzie Capouch of Ettrick – who are making their hometowns a better place.

Law student works with teens to resolve conflicts, build community

Brandon Tillman, a law student at UW, uses his knowledge of restorative justice to help high schoolers build community. He uses conflict resolution, mentorships and even bubbles to keep students at Memorial High School active and engaged.

UW alum, ‘Workaholic’ Anders Holm bets on himself — and wins

If you think that Anders Holm is everywhere these days, you’re right. A combination of hard work and a few lucky breaks has put the writer-actor, a 2003 alumnus of UW-Madison, in the spotlight.

Forward Under 40 honors young alums making an impact

What can you do to change the world in the next 10-15 years? Probably more than you think. Meet the eight young, inspirational UW alumni who are receiving this year’s Forward Under 40 Award from the WAA.

Oscar-winning alumna Nicole Rocklin takes turn in the ‘Spotlight’

Days after winning an Oscar, life isn’t that different for Nicole Rocklin. “I woke up and had to make my kid breakfast and sweep the floor,” she says. Rocklin is one of the producers of the movie “Spotlight,” which won Best Picture at the Academy Awards Feb. 28.

Video: A “pizza farm” that got its start in a UW classroom

A new wave of family farming means finding new ways to connect land and community. From the crust to the veggies, the popup pizza shop at Stoney Acres Farm couldn’t get more local. Meet the couple whose UW-Madison experience made it all possible.

Medical students ‘TRIUMPH’ over urban health problems

For UW med students in Milwaukee through the TRIUMPH program, the neighborhood is their classroom. Chancellor Rebecca Blank recently paid a visit to learn how they’re improving health care and training to practice medicine in underserved areas.

WisCARES lends a helping hand to pets, owners in need

Pets can provide stability when other parts of life — such as housing — aren’t so predictable. A UW-Madison program that provides basic veterinary care for pets also helps their people access resources of their own.

Curb highlights contemporary perspectives on traditional Wisconsin

This semester, 21 students in the School of Journalism had one task: create a magazine all about Wisconsin. The final product, Curb: Backroads & Boulevards, does just that, exploring unique aspects of the state you might not even know exist.

Study abroad participation at all-time high

The number of UW-Madison students participating in study abroad has climbed to an all-time high, with a majority of participating students opting for semester- and year-long programs.