University of Wisconsin - Madison

Heather Taggart: Educating with a purpose

Desire to educate, learn and adapt drives former University of Wisconsin-Madison athlete to succeed in medical career.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Heather Taggart

Heather Taggart has built a career around helping others: both her patients and young doctors who hope to follow in her footsteps.

2017 Silver Anniversary Award: Troy Vincent

Former Wisconsin standout learned at a young age that it is better to give than to receive.

Jorgensen Prepped and Ready for Another Shot

Former University of Wisconsin-Madison student-athlete Gwen Jorgensen is focused on winning an Olympic medal in triathlon.

Wisconsin’s Terry Gawlik named chair of the 2016-17 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee

Terry Gawlik, senior associate athletics director for sports administration and senior woman administrator at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will serve as the next chair of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Committee during the 2016-17 academic year.

Indianapolis hosts seventh NCAA Final Four, sets records across multiple events

The 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Final Four marked the seventh Men’s Final Four hosted in Indianapolis, setting several attendance and viewership records. The two-session Final Four attendance totaled 143,387, the highest ever attendance for...

The Power of a Ball

A small purchase by Wisconsin women’s ice hockey player Brittany Ammerman led to a big empowering moment for women in two small Kenyan villages. Through fundraising Ammerman helped start the Nikumbuke Women's Soccer League.

"It's just about balancing."

When Blake Geoffrion’s NHL career was cut short by a skull fracture, he was glad he had earned his college degree.

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