Advancement News

Lunch and Learn: WFAA 2.0

November 7th, 2017

At our November 7, 2017 Lunch and Learn, attendees learned about the future of the UW Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Association as one united Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association brand since the 2014 merger. The presentation included a history of UW affiliate organizations, review of the internal structure of WFAA, and goals and achievements […]

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Fill the Hill 2017

October 20th, 2017

On Friday, October 20, Bascom Hill turned pink for Fill the Hill. Thank you to everyone who came out to witness the fun!

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A Toast

October 1st, 2017

Earlier this month, we toasted WAA’s longtime leader, Paula Bonner MS’78, as she officially entered a well-deserved retirement. Read Badger Insider’s extended Q&A with Bonner as she reflected on her 41-year run with the University of Wisconsin.

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Register: Badger Leaders Conference

October 1st, 2017

There’s still time to register for the Badger Leaders Conference, happening November 9–11. If you, your alumni, or your student leaders are looking to connect with top UW alumni business leaders, this is the conference for you!

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

October 1st, 2017

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards — the highest honor that the Wisconsin Alumni Association bestows. Read more about this year’s winners.

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Alumni Park: Now Open

October 1st, 2017

We are beyond thrilled to announce that Alumni Park is finally open for business! If you haven’t already, stop on down and enjoy the new green space while learning about the influence of Wisconsin alumni on the world.

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Lunch and Learn: ABE Analytics

August 9th, 2017

At our August 9, 2017 Lunch and Learn, Gent Rakacolli, Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence technical manager, and Marianne Siess, senior managing director of Advancement Services, presented on the history and increased presence and role of data analytics in WFAA operations, specifically as they pertain to development, annual giving, marketing, and alumni engagement. For presentation […]

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Thank You, 72: Year Two of Project 72

July 1st, 2017

Project 72 — UW–Madison’s campaign to raise awareness of the UW’s impact across the state — is entering its second year. We know that without Wisconsin, there would be no UW, so this year we’ll be saying thank you to the state of Wisconsin

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UW Volunteers

July 1st, 2017

WFAA has developed a new, comprehensive, volunteer-management tool for everyone on campus. UWVolunteers.com will connect alumni to volunteer opportunities that match their interests, skills, and goals — all with and in support of the university.

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