The passing of the torch for the Academy's Initiatives program.
Now that I am entering my eighth year as editor of Wisconsin People & Ideas, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on what this magazine means to me—and to its readers.
As a result of the legislative “drafting error” that lead to the deletion of the Wisconsin Idea from the budget, millions of people now know about it. Or do they?
Years ago, a student asked me at orientation what qualities he would need to be successful in my Freshman English class. I came up with three.
There was no way of knowing what a great success the James Watrous Gallery in Overture Center for the Arts would be when its doors opened on Sunday, September 19, in 2004.
At long last we have a biography of Increase A. Lapham, one of Wisconsin’s most important early residents.
The foundations of the modern day Transactions lay in the very first publication of
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