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Video interviews – 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners

March 15, 2017

UW-Madison's 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award winners describe what attracted them to teaching, what they hope to instill in their students and what inspires them.

Distinguished Teaching Awards 2017

March 15, 2017

Twelve faculty members have been chosen to receive this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, an honor given out since 1953 to recognize the university’s finest educators.

Marrett, Morgridge, Stubblefield to receive UW–Madison honorary degrees

March 7, 2017

The Committee on Honorary Degrees looks to sustained and characteristic activity as its warrant: uncommonly meritorious activity exhibiting values that are esteemed by UW–Madison.

Center for Journalism Ethics announces finalists for Shadid Award

February 21, 2017

The six projects nominated for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics combined aggressive reporting on important issues with care for the consequences of that reporting.

UW-Madison among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars

February 21, 2017

UW-Madison has been named one of the nation’s top producers of Fulbright students and scholars.

‘Magic’ plus UW science equals world-champ cheese

January 20, 2017

Wisconsin cheese is at least as old as the state. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has one of the world’s great institutions of dairy food science, …

Two UW opera performances win national awards

January 12, 2017

UW-Madison’s University Opera is on a roll. Both shows from last year, Transformations and Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, have won awards in the National Opera Association’s (NOA) Opera Production Competition for 2015-2016.

UW-Madison student places second in nationwide engineering contest

December 21, 2016

Anna Scheibengraber, a fifth-year senior studying Mechanical Engineering at UW–Madison, was one of eight students from across the nation to receive an award for “exceptional thinking and innovation” during the PepsiCo/Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Student Engineering Challenge.

Smeeding, known for income/poverty research, named as Galbraith Fellow

November 30, 2016

The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) has named La Follette School Professor Tim Smeeding as its John Kenneth Galbraith Fellow for 2017.

Program recognized for advancing education of Wisconsin nurses

November 2, 2016

The BSN@Home program is an online bachelor’s degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for busy registered nurses.

Students, professor honored for scholarship, community service

October 31, 2016

Two UW–Madison seniors and a professor have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements.

Kohl’s $1.5 million gift to fund La Follette School research

July 27, 2016

A $1.5 million gift from Herb Kohl Philanthropies will support faculty research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs.

UW-Madison’s Zweibel wins 2016 Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics

July 20, 2016

University of Wisconsin–Madison astrophysicist Ellen Gould Zweibel has won the American Physical Society’s 2016 James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics.

Five UW spinoffs among finalists in Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 6, 2016

The contestants emerged from about 200 entries and three rounds of judging in the contest organized by the Wisconsin Technology Council.