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Power in Principle

Month: April 2023

Who Was Floyd McBurney?

Students may be familiar with the name McBurney as it is the name’s sake of the Disability Resource Center at the UW Madison campus. However, they probably do not know much about his life or why the office is named…

Printing is the Inseparable Companion of Achievement

In February 2020, right before everyone moved to online classes because of COVID, the university installed a new mural in the Conrad Elvehjem building. This 18-foot long, 500-pound mural was originally in the Democrat Printing Co. plant in another part…

Art on Campus

During the Great Depression, John Steuart Curry was commissioned by the federal government to design and produce a mural for the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. While his design was rejected for the subject matter being too controversial, a…