Liam Kane-Grade is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he majored in journalism, English with a creative writing emphasis, and Classics. Throughout his undergraduate education, he worked as a reporter for the Sauk Prairie Star, covering the environment, technology and municipal governments. In 2012, Liam was an editorial intern with Wisconsin People & Ideas, the magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. At the University of Wisconsin, Liam received the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Outstanding Senior Award, an honorable mention in the campus-wide senior thesis competition, and the creative writing program’s Charles M. Hart Writers of Promise Award. In addition, he co-taught a University of Wisconsin course for undergraduate transfer students and served on the university’s Letters & Science Faculty Honors Committee, which oversees honors program curricula and administers student and faculty grants and awards.