Tag Faculty awards

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.

Vilas professors and investigators honored

May 19, 2016

The faculty members were recognized May 11 with awards supported by the estate of the late professor, Senator and Regent William F. Vilas.

Twelve professors receive Romnes Faculty Fellowships

May 5, 2016

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.

Kellett awards honor mid-career faculty

May 3, 2016

The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position.

Hess, McAvoy to receive Outstanding Book Award

March 16, 2016

The American Educational Research Association is recognizing the School of Education's Diana Hess and Paula McAvoy for “The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education.”

UW-Madison recognizes Hilldale Award winners

March 10, 2016

For nearly 30 years, remarkable faculty have been singled out by their peers for their distinguished contributions to teaching, research and service.

Six appointed to WARF professorships

March 8, 2016

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation named professorships include $75,000 in research support from WARF over five years.

3 researchers awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships

February 23, 2016

The competitive awards are given to promising young researchers in the early stages of their careers.

Lewis Thomas Prize to be awarded to Wisconsin’s Sean Carroll

January 28, 2016

Carroll was instrumental in building the field of evolutionary developmental biology, known colloquially as evo devo.

UW astronomer recognized for demystifying star system

January 15, 2016

Sebastian Heinz has been honored by the American Astronomical Society for his work to unravel the mystery of Circinus X-1, a bizarre binary star system in our galaxy that exploded some 2,500 years ago.