Tag College of Letters & Science

New faculty focus: Anthony Cerulli

October 11, 2016

Anthony Cerulli's fascination with world religions began in high school and led him to texts as diverse as the Bhagavad Gita and the writings of Jack Kerouac. He came to UW–Madison because of its international renown in South Asian Studies.

Karen Strier is elected president of International Primatological Society

October 10, 2016

For the first time in its 52-year history, the International Primatological Society has elected a University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist as its president: Karen Strier, Vilas Research Professor and Irven DeVore Professor of Anthropology.

Unparalleled pomp attends professor’s Finnish fete

July 5, 2016

Sociology Professor Douglas Maynard has received many honors in his career but until recently, they never came with a sword.

Partnership prepares students to tackle cybersecurity

May 16, 2016

As security breaches of household name corporations make headlines and complicate lives, undergraduates remain surprisingly underexposed to basic cybersecurity tactics. The Morgridge Institute for Research is addressing this gap through a partnership with Bowie State University.

More than 150 new members join Phi Beta Kappa at UW–Madison

May 10, 2016

158 students and two faculty members were honored at the 2016 spring banquet.

Blowing glass in class

May 5, 2016

Few departments on campus use as much glassware as the Department of Chemistry. So it makes perfect sense to have a master glassblower within the department to help design and build innovative equipment.

Academic Staff Excellence Awards honor nine campus professionals

April 25, 2016

Nine members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison's academic staff have been selected as recipients of the 2016 Academic Staff Excellence Awards.

Computer science program aims to make technology open to all

March 9, 2016

Wisconsin Emerging Scholars-Computer Sciences (WES-CS) provides a challenging, collaborative environment that helps recruit a broader cross section of UW students to the field of computer science.