A student walking on a tree-lined path next to Observatory Drive’s scenic overlook is bathed in a spectacular display of autumn colors on a sunny day. Photo by Andy Manis.
Selig is no stranger to campus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in American institutions (political science and American history combined) in 1956 and is one of the university’s most involved and supportive alumni.
“I would not have made it to UW–Madison without the military,” Noel Ash says. “I was given this amazing opportunity, and I have tried my best to make the most of it.”
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