Tag Faculty awards

Students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

April 26, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the Alpha Chapter of Wisconsin Phi Beta Kappa Past President Professor Larry Shapiro (Philosophy) led the induction of 144 students into …

Two from UW–Madison among 2017 Carnegie Fellows

April 26, 2017

Gregg Mitman and Greg Nemet are among 35 distinguished scholars, journalists and authors chosen this year. The fellows program boosts scholars in the social sciences and humanities as they research challenges to democracy and international order.

More than 60 new members join Phi Kappa Phi at UW–Madison

April 25, 2017

Phi Kappa Phi, Chapter 021 at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has inducted more than 60 students into membership at its 97th Phi Kappa Phi Induction …

Eleven faculty recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Awards

March 30, 2017

The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position. Supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, they provide research funding to the winners at a critical stage of their careers.

Four faculty members honored for teaching, research, service

March 28, 2017

This year’s winners of the Hilldale Award, an honor bestowed on distinguished faculty members annually by the Secretary of the Faculty, are Henry Drewal, Kenneth Raffa, John Valley and David Weimer.

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.

Eleven professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

March 14, 2017

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.

Two UW–Madison researchers awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships

February 21, 2017

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 School of Nursing faculty members are honored

February 3, 2017

Two University of Wisconsin­‒Madison School of Nursing faculty members have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.

UW-Madison astrophysics innovator Lawler wins national award

January 18, 2017

James Lawler is a professor of physics known for devising techniques to measure the chemical elements in the sun and other stars.

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.

Biophysicist, chemical engineer named Steenbock Professors

August 23, 2016

Paul G. Ahlquist, who explores virus replication, and James B. Rawlings, who develops methods to model chemical processes, are the 2016 recipients.

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.

Kawaoka to receive Japan Academy award, presented by Emperor and Empress

June 22, 2016

Yoshihiro Kawaoka was chosen for his fundamental studies of the influenza virus leading to improved vaccines and better understanding of pandemic flu.

Milwaukee foundation supports early-career faculty’s innovative research

May 26, 2016

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.