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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.
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.
Romnes awards recognize exceptional faculty members who have earned tenure within the last six years. The awards are supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
This year, 126 U.S. and Canadian researchers were honored by the Sloan Foundation. The list of past winners includes 43 who would eventually win a Nobel Prize.
Two University of Wisconsin‒Madison School of Nursing faculty members have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
James Lawler is a professor of physics known for devising techniques to measure the chemical elements in the sun and other stars.
Paul G. Ahlquist, who explores virus replication, and James B. Rawlings, who develops methods to model chemical processes, are the 2016 recipients.
Sociology Professor Douglas Maynard has received many honors in his career but until recently, they never came with a sword.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka was chosen for his fundamental studies of the influenza virus leading to improved vaccines and better understanding of pandemic flu.
For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.
The faculty members were recognized May 11 with awards supported by the estate of the late professor, Senator and Regent William F. Vilas.
Twelve promising young faculty have been honored with Romnes Faculty Fellowships. They will receive a $50,000 award for research, supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position.
For nearly 30 years, remarkable faculty have been singled out by their peers for their distinguished contributions to teaching, research and service.